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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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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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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...
Burns named to national Catholic service board

...five years ago and salvaged a hospital. CRS engages in peacebuilding in places like the Central African Republic, Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank, and in Central America is advocating for support for unaccompanied children fleeing their home countries...
Today in History

...A bomb exploded in a market in southern Philippines, killing at least 14 people. Militants blew up an Israeli base at the Gaza-Egypt crossing, killing five soldiers. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas apologized to Kuwaitis for Palestinian support for...
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...
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...
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...defense in Alaska, his efforts to impose new sanctions on Iran and his support for the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza. Begich has lost my vote in November. Sullivan offers more of the same, though. He can roost about fighting Obamacare and...
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...
Minister from Gaza sees reason to remain

...the Palestinian Baptist minister and Gaza resident said Friday while visiting Juneau...escalated, 60,000 people commuted daily from Gaza to jobs in Israel. Now, after repeated...the one behind you," he said Living in Gaza isn't easy, but it's a choice Massad...


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