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US Flights To Israel Halted Amid Hamas Rocket Fire

Two US airlines have cancelled all flights to Israel following reported rocket fire near Tel Aviv airport. Delta said one of its planes from New York to Ben Gurion Airport had to be diverted to Paris on Tuesday because of the reported missile fire. F ...

Putin Defensive Over Shot Down Plane

[caption id="attachment_13641" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]President Putin has blamed Ukraine for the tragedy in which 298 people on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 died after the plane was allegedly shot down over eastern Ukr ...

Netanyahu: Israel would pay a greater price without a ground operation

[caption id="attachment_5285" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Israel launched its ground operation Thursday night because there is no other way to deal with the labyrinth of tunnels threatening Israel from inside the Gaza Strip, ...

Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Airlines might have to be more vigilant about avoiding trou ...

Passenger plane carrying 295 shot down over Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysian Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace. ...

Israel: Hamas will pay price for refusing truce

The security cabinet met late on Tuesday night to determine the next steps in Operation Protective Edge, at the end of a topsy-turvy day that started with the prospect of a cease-fire and ended with dozens of Hamas rockets hitting Israel and intense ...

Israeli airstrikes resume after Hamas refuses cease-fire

Israel resumed its airstrike on the Gaza Strip Tuesday after Hamas refused to accept an Egyptian cease-fire proposal and fired rockets at Israel. Hope arose early Tuesday morning when the Egyptian government proposed a cease-fire between the Israeli ...

Netanyahu: IDF offensive in Gaza to continue until quiet is restored in south

[caption id="attachment_26952" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Operation Protective Edge will continue until the quiet is restored, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Friday, minutes before Shabbat, after holding high-level ...

Israel's 'Iron Dome' changes the face of battle

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting down dozens of incoming rockets and being credited with preventing numerous civilian ...

Israel Weighing Pros And Cons Of Ground Offensive

Tel Aviv (Alliance News) - Israel so far has called up 20,000 reserve troops as it weighs expanding its aerial bombardments in the Gaza Strip with a ground offensive. Army spokesman Peter Lerner said Thursday that the government and military were sti ...


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