November 15, 2012

Photos: Israeli Offensive in Gaza Continues

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—Militants in the Gaza Strip pounded southern Israel with rocket fire on Thursday, killing three people as the Israeli military pressed forward with a second day of intense air raids and naval attacks on militant targets.

JERUSALEM—Tel Aviv residents say they heard an explosion following an air-raid alert across the city, raising fears of a Gaza rocket strike on Israel’s commercial capital.

WASHINGTON—The White House says the U.S. strongly condemns the barrage of rocket fire from Gaza into Israel and regrets the loss of life.

September 22, 2011

In Focus: Life in the West Bank

Photojournalist Uriel Sinai has been covering the West Bank for Getty Images. He’s spent time documenting the Jewish Settlement outpost of Havat Gilad, Migron and Beit Horon among others.

The photographs show the sometimes peaceful, other times turbulent nature of the West Bank where life between the Israeli’s and Palestinians often clash.

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(Source: The Denver Post)

May 22, 2011
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Developing: An aircraft with over 270 passengers is attempting to land in Israel after the plane developed a technical fault in the left wheel. More than 70 ambulances are standing by at Ben Guiron Airport. The aircraft was en route to New York City. [Jerusalem Post]

Let’s hope that none of these ambulances are actually needed.

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Developing: An aircraft with over 270 passengers is attempting to land in Israel after the plane developed a technical fault in the left wheel. More than 70 ambulances are standing by at Ben Guiron Airport. The aircraft was en route to New York City. [Jerusalem Post]

Let’s hope that none of these ambulances are actually needed.

(Source: matthewkeys, via shortformblog)

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