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Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2014 20:05)
Israel, Hamas Off to Rocky Start in New Peace TalksSalem-News.com Staff
Egyptian and Palestinian sources said Israel had tentatively agreed to allow some supplies into the Gaza Strip.
Israel and the Palestinians renewed a truce that had largely tempered a five-week-old war, but the deal got off to a shaky start on Thursday with rockets from Gaza slamming into Israel, and Israel retaliating with air strikes.
Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2014 21:50)
Talks to End War in Gaza Difficult Delegates SaySalem-News.com Staff
"We are facing difficult negotiations," Hamas' leader in Cairo, Moussa Abu Marzouk, said on Twitter.
Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 10:12)
West Africa`s Ebola Epidemic Becomes International Health CrisisSalem-News.com Staff
The declaration of an international emergency will have the effect of raising the level of vigilance on the virus.
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is an "extraordinary event" and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Salem-News.com (Aug-07-2014 23:57)
Hamas Launches Rockets at Israel as Peace Talks BreakdownSalem-News.com Staff
A military spokesman said on Twitter: "After the 72-hour ceasefire, Hamas resumes indiscriminate rocket fire at Israel.
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Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip resumed rocket fire into Israel on Friday after Egyptian mediated talks in Cairo failed to extend a 72-hour truce in a nearly month long war.
Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 22:07)
West African Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Climbs over 900Salem-News.com Staff
WHO experts began a two-day crisis meeting in Geneva to discuss whether the epidemic constitutes a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern".
Health workers in West Africa appealed on Wednesday for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia declared a state of emergency.
Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 22:05)
Russia Bans Food Imports; UN Fears Ukraine InvasionSalem-News.com Staff
The war of economic sanctions has escalated even as fighting has intensified on the ground in eastern Ukraine.
Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 00:14)
Israel Says Hamas Will Pay Heavy Price for Soldiers DeathSalem-News.com Staff
Israel said Palestinians on Saturday launched 86 rockets across the border.
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Israel on Sunday declared dead a soldier feared abducted by Hamas Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip and said it would continue to fight even after the army completes destroying cross-border tunnels used by Palestinian fighters to attack its territory.
Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2014 10:15)
50 Palestinians Killed, over 200 Wounded as Ceasefire Falls ApartSalem-News.com Staff
The UN condemned Hamas's reported violation of the ceasefire and demanded the release of the soldier.
Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it came into effect and apparently captured an Israeli officer while killing two other soldiers.
Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 22:20)
Israel and Hamas Agree on 72-Hour CeasefireSalem-News.com Staff
Israel and Palestinian delegations in the meantime will travel to Cairo for separate negotiations to reach a more durable ceasefire.
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A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution.
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2014 15:23)
Israel Agrees to Truce Extension; Hamas Answers by Launching RocketsSalem-News.com Staff
Late on Saturday, militants ignored an Israeli announcement that it would extend the truce by four hours and resumed firing rockets into Israel.
Israel's security cabinet approved extending the humanitarian ceasefire begun early on Saturday until midnight local time 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, an Israeli government official said.