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The number of Palestinians killed rises to 96 with hundreds more wounded after six days of air raids, as UN secretary-general calls for ceasefire. And in an op-ed for the Jerusalem Post, Gilad Sharon, the son of former Israeli Prime Minister Read more...
Here's the latest on the situation from AlJazeera: Fresh Israeli air raids have killed at least eight Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and wounded dozens more, medics say, with Palestinian security sources confirming that at least three of Read more...
Israel is continuing to pound the Gaza Strip with air strikes amidst fears that Israel could soon launch a ground invasion into Gaza. Israeli troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers are now massing near the Palestinian territory. Read more...
June 14, 1978 - Carter And Castro.
June 14, 1978. Jimmy Carter alleges Cuban involvement in Zaire uprising. Castro denies it. Negotiations with China put on fast track. Washington poses questions on Israel intentions on Gaza and West Bank, causes rift in Israeli government. UN in session over Lebanon question. Northern Lebanon uneasy over killing of former president Franjileh's son, daughter-in-law and grand-daughter by Phalangist gunmen. Japan concerned over oil spills as the result of recent earthquake. Jimmy Carter meets with Indian PM Desai. A roundup of 1978 mid-term election results. Read more...
January 18, 1957 - Flights Of Endurance.
News for January 18, 1957 as reported by Edward R. Murrow. Polish Elections, B-52 bombers on first non-stop around-the-world flight. Congressional hearings on Labor Racketeering. Middle East. Aftermath of Suez crisis and withdrawal of Israeli troops from Gaza. The Cold War. Read more...

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Steve Benen asks the correct question about Liz Cheney's latest attack on President Obama over him daring to point out on Larry King's show this week Read more...
More sad news about the flotilla attack today, via ABC News. Confirmation that a US citizen is among the dead: A U.S. citizen who lived in Turkey i Read more...
[media id=17046] This is troubling news: More than 10 pro-Palestinian activists were killed during a raid by naval commandos halting an aid flot Read more...
December 15, 2009 BBC World The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday called on the British government to end the "absurd situation" in which arrest warrants w Read more...
December 29, 2008 C-SPAN United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made a statement about the humanitarian situation in Gaza following Israeli mil Read more...