International

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is blaming Hamas for violating its ceasefire with Israel that expired about 90 minutes after it took effect. In comments at the White House, Obama said Israel has the right to defend itself against Hamas rocket attacks. Even so, he said it...
(Undated) -- What was supposed to be a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is over. That's Jeffrey Feltman, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. The new violence included the abduction of an Israeli soldier who was allegedly captured by Hamas militants in...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are agreeing to keep lines of communication open amid their disagreement over the situation in Ukraine. The White House says Obama and Putin had a phone call today, and Obama voiced his deep concern over...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill providing 225-million dollars to rearm Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system is on its way to the House after being passed by the Senate. The Senate vote was unanimous. The money will go towards the missiles that are used to shoot down rockets...
(Undated) -- Several U.S. residents who are Muslim or from Muslim countries are suing the federal government for denying them citizenship. The lawsuit was filed yesterday in Los Angeles by the ACLU. The plaintiffs claim their immigration or naturalization petitions were...
(Undated) -- The Gaza ceasefire is in pieces and Israel says one of its soldiers is missing. The planned three-day truce lasted less than two hours this morning. Both Israel and the Hamas militants who control Gaza accuse each other of shattering the ceasefire. The missing...
(Undated) -- An Israeli soldier is allegedly being held by Hamas. Israel's military says the soldier was captured today in the southern Gaza Strip during an operation to shut down a tunnel that crosses into Israel. A Gaza ceasefire that was supposed to last for 72 hours fell...
(Undated) -- The truce in Gaza is over. Israel informed the United Nations this morning it's ending what was supposed to be a three-day humanitarian ceasefire because of what the Israelis call "flagrant violations" by Hamas, the Palestinian group that controls Gaza. Hamas says...
(Undated) -- More than 60 international investigators are being allowed to examine the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine. A much smaller group of Australian and Dutch forensic teams reached the site yesterday after Ukrainian forces halted offensive operations...