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July 31st, 2014
07:12 PM ET

U.S., U.N. announce 72-hour cease-fire

The U.S. and U.N. have announced that all parties have agreed to a three-day unconditional cease-fire in Gaza.

MORE: Details of the humanitarian cease-fire - and what happens next

July 31st, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Lack of electricity fuels chaos in Gaza

After a strike on the only power plant in Gaza, CNN's John Vause reports on how the lack of power has exacerbated the suffering of those in Gaza - from traffic lights to hospitals.

July 30th, 2014
07:09 PM ET

Israeli Jews: Time to crush Hamas

Polls show Israeli Jews do not want a cease-fire. Instead, as CNN's Sara sidner reports, they want Hamas crushed.

July 30th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

U.S. resupplying Israel with ammunition

Wolf Blitzer talks to State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf about the U.S. resupplying Israel with ammunition.

July 30th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Hamas films deadly tunnel attack

Hamas releases video showing an attack staged from an underground tunnel as Israel works to find and destroy the network.

July 29th, 2014
08:20 PM ET

Hamas tunnels have Israel on edge

After five Israeli soldiers were killed by Hamas militants emerging from a tunnel, Wolf Blitzer takes you inside the alleged underground network that the Israeli Defense Force says was built by Hamas to enter Israel.

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Filed under: Hamas • International affairs • Israel
July 29th, 2014
08:07 PM ET

U.S.: Ukraine firing missiles at rebels

U.S. officials say they have observed Ukrainian forces firing short-range missiles near pro-Russian rebel positions. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • International affairs • Russia • Ukraine
July 29th, 2014
08:05 PM ET

Iran reaches out to Hamas to reignite partnership against Israel

Although they found themselves on opposite sides of the Syrian Civil War, Iran and Hamas may be rekindling a partnership to take on their shared enemy, Israel. CNN's Brian Todd investigates those reports.

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Filed under: Hamas • International affairs • Iran
July 29th, 2014
08:02 PM ET

Obama: New sanctions, not a new Cold War

After accusing Russia of sending more weapons to separatists and violating an arms ban treaty, the United States is slapping Russia with more sanctions. Michelle Kosinski takes a look at the new sanctions President Obama laid out Tuesday.

July 28th, 2014
07:04 PM ET

Wolf Blitzer goes inside a Hamas tunnel

CNN's Wolf Blitzer goes inside one of Hamas' tunnels near the Gaza border with Israel.

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