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Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.The failure to reach...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead...
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My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...and Egypt. We've also brought Muslim students from Bahrain, Gaza, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Turkey and Yemen.The events of...Israel and the Palestinians living in the occupied territories of Gaza and the West Bank may explain why many Americans feel uneasy...
Living and Growing

...medical care and work to Christian, Yezidi and Muslim refugees and victims of violence in Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Gaza. Thank you in advance for your generosity towards all those in Iraq who are suffering from persecution. Please pray for peace...
Haines exchange student from Gaza wins award

YES program exchange student Haytham, from Gaza and living in Haines, was awarded the 2013 International Education Week winner from Ayusa (Academic Year in the USA) International...
A Bishop's Perspective: Seeking peace in a world of violence

...for the past two weeks Hamas fighters in Gaza have been indiscriminately targeting nearby...artillery have attacked over 1,600 targets in Gaza, leaving 230 Palestinians dead. The latest...Israel has launched a ground invasion into Gaza, a tiny enclave of only a 139 square miles...
My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...16-year old who just returned home to Gaza after attending high school in Haines this...Palestinians are more or less trapped in Gaza, with no sirens to warn civilians of an...the 2008-2009 war between Israel and Gaza. And tragically, even by Israeli Defense...
My Turn: Regressing to a new normal

...was traveling with Haytham Mohanna, a high school exchange student from a place where that kind of warning makes sense. In Gaza, however, sudden outbursts of violence are so normal signs aren't necessary.The signage is part of the three-level Maritime...
Around Town for Monday, June 16

...m. every Monday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Sue, 463-3790. Life in the Gaza Strip, 7-8 p.m., Nothern Light United Church, West 11th St. Details: 957-1956. Volunteer Marching Band, 7-9 p...
Peace in the Gaza Strip no longer in sight

...10th day of Israel's operation in the Gaza Strip, I was zapping between Israeli...days, even as the atrocious events in Gaza continue: escaping the news and taking...optimism. So have I. The latest operation in Gaza was expected and practically inevitable...


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