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A Palestinian man gets ready to throw a stone towards Israeli border police (unseen) in the West Bank city of Hebron on November 21, 2012 (Photo credit: HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement Reached Between Israel, Hamas

Celebrations erupted in the streets of Gaza on Wednesday, moments after a cease-fire was announced. The agreement gave Egypt the responsibility of guaranteeing the peace.

11/21/2012

Israeli men inspect the damage caused to a house by a rocket launched by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip in the southern Israeli town of Ofakim on November 18, 2012 (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images) | Palestinian firefighters extinguish a blaze following an Israeli air strike on the Gaza City tower housing Palestinian and international media (credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cease-Fire Possible? Israel & Hamas Open To Diplomatic Solution, But Far Apart In Demands

An Israeli official said Israel hoped to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis as well and signaled Egypt was likely to play a key role in enforcing any truce.

11/19/2012

Rocket Hits Building In Southern Israel (credit: CBS 2)

Palestinian Supporters Hold Anti-Israel Demonstration In Times Square

The Israeli military is poised for an invasion near the Gaza border, with 75,000 reservists on standby. On Sunday, Israel vowed to expand its offensive and assassinate Hamas leaders.

11/18/2012

NYPD at Temple Emanu-El on the Upper East Side (file / credit: Mario Tama/Gettty Images)

NYPD Puts Blanket Protection On Israeli Government Buildings, Local Temples

The violence in the Middle East is leading to stepped up security in New York, and some frayed nerves for those with family in Israel.

11/16/2012

Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldiers arrive to an army base as some 16,000 reserve troops are drafted in, on November 16, 2012 near southern border, Israel. (credit: Yefimovich/Getty Images)

As Conflict Intensifies, So Do Fears If Israeli Invasion Of Gaza

A Palestinian rocket targeted Tel Aviv on the third day of an Israeli military operation against militants in the Gaza Strip. Sirens wailed across the city Friday afternoon shortly before the explosion sounded out.

11/16/2012

A plume of smoke rises over Gaza during an Israeli air strike, as seen from Sderot on November 15, 2012 in Israel. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Protesters Take To NYC Streets As Israelis, Palestinians Move Closer To War

The NYPD had the entire area around the Israeli consulate blocked off Thursday night. There was also increased security at Israeli government facilities and synagogues all over the city.

11/15/2012

U.S. Embassy

Anti-American Violence, Protests Spread From Asia To Africa

With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.

09/14/2012

In this handout photo provided by the Israeli Police, freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and his father Noam arrive at their home town on October 18, 2011 in Mitzpe Hila, Israel. (credit: Israeli Police via Getty Images)

New Yorkers React To Release Of Kidnapped Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit

One Bronx resident said it may appear to be a lopsided trade if you think of it logically, but he said the Israelis thought with their hearts.

10/18/2011