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The attack follows 11 days of Israeli airstrikes in May that destroyed Gaza, displacing families and killing hundreds of Palestinian civilians.
The lawmakers join a growing list of diplomats, human rights groups and members of Congress asking him to pressure the Israelis and Palestinians to halt attacks.
The Obama administration has from the beginning found it difficult to speak honestly about the ghastly realities defining Sudan under the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime in Khartoum. This is particularly true of human suffering and destruction in the western Darfur region, but also in the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.
Fire-starters, willing to risk their lives to witness the almost unbelievable reality of injustice, violence, undemocratic actions and hatred towards human lives, photojournalists are the public enemies of the most extremists groups.
With over 2,000 dead, and a political funeral beckoning for Hamas should it return to a besieged Gaza Strip, the Israelis and Egyptians may have underestimated Hamas' determination to fight it out to achieve what it needs: an end to the siege.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Wednesday to start a new round of intensive meetings in Jerusalem.
Dermer's comments came less than a day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo, where he will try to work
The organization laid off staff at its North Lawndale office in August and will close its Woodlawn office later this month
The brokered deal appears to be a major diplomatic coup for the U.S. and for Egypt, whose role in the Middle East has been
With no willingness on the part of other countries to intervene militarily, the cease-fire planned for Thursday may be the only thing that could prevent Syria from breaking into a complete civil war.