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For first time, UN condemns anti-Semitic terror, use of human shields

UN's biennial Global Counterterrorism Strategy includes first-ever recognition of anti-Semitic terrorism.

For first time, UN condemns anti-Semitic terrorism

Danon warns: Gazan children to be used as human shields

Israeli Amb. Danon calls on United Nations to act before Hamas uses Gazan children as human shields during upcoming border riots.

Danon warns: Gazan children to be used as human shields

House backs bill targeting groups that use human shields

US House of Representatives approves bill that would target for sanctions Hezbollah and Hamas for using civilians as human shields.

House backs bill targeting groups that use human shields

Senate approves sanctions against use of human shields

Bill by Senators Ted Cruz and Joe Donnelly sanctions those who use human shields, including Hamas and Hezbollah.

Senate approves sanctions against use of human shields

U.S. lawmakers urged to back bill calling out Hamas, Hezbollah

AIPAC and ADL are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor Senate bill targeting Hezbollah and Hamas for using human shields.

U.S. lawmakers urged to back bill calling out Hamas, Hezbollah

UN condemns terrorists' use of human shields

UN General Assembly passes unprecedented resolution including paragraph condemning use of human shields after Israeli efforts.

UN condemns terrorists' use of human shields

Hamas condemns American bill sanctioning the group

Hamas says new U.S. bill that sanctions the group for using civilians as human shields sides with the "Israeli narrative".

Hamas condemns American bill sanctioning the group

House of Representatives okays bill sanctioning Hamas

US House of Representatives condemns Hamas for using human shields.

House of Representatives okays bill sanctioning Hamasplayer

Iraqi Foreign Minister: ISIS using human shields in Mosul

Iraqi Foreign Minister says ISIS' use of human shields slowing operation to retake Mosul.

Iraqi Foreign Minister: ISIS using human shields in Mosul

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS releases hundreds of civilians they used as human shields while fleeing a crumbling stronghold in northern Syria.

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

ISIS jihadists kidnap around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" in Manbij.

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

Syria rebels using families as 'human shields'

Strongest Syrian rebel group places dozens of captives in cages near Damascus to 'prevent regime bombardment.'

Syria rebels using caged civilian families as 'human shields'

Expert: Hamas, Not Israel, Caused Civilian Deaths

Col. Richard Kemp: Hamas caused a large number of civilian casualties in order to bring international condemnation of Israel.

Expert: Hamas, Not Israel, Caused Civilian Deaths in Gazaplayer

Dempsey: Israel Tried to Limit Civilian Casualties

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Israel is not interested in creating civilian casualties in Gaza.

Dempsey: Israel Tried its Best to Limit Civilian Casualties

New Song Compares Hamas to Al Qaeda, Taliban

American-Jewish rapper's new single questions western support for fundamentalist Islamic terror group.

Listen: New Ari Lesser Song Compares Hamas to Al Qaeda, Talibanplayer

Haniyeh Shows Off 'Victory' Photos at Ruins

Former Hamas 'Prime Minister' takes to social media to boast over surviving IAF airstrikes, mere days after rumors of hospitalization.

Hamas Leader Haniyeh Shows Off 'Victory' Photos Near Ruined Home

Israel 'Choosing not to Win', Says British Expert

Barak Seener of RUSI says Israel 'should have gone in harder,' must reclassify human shields as combatants and stop aborting airstrikes.

Israel is 'Choosing not to Win', Says British Expertplayer

Soldier Reveals Extent of Hamas 'Human Shields'

IDF interview with soldier who fought in Gaza illustrates challenges: 'it's difficult to eliminate a terrorist hugging a small child.'

Watch: IDF Soldier Reveals Extent of Hamas 'Human Shields'player

570 Rockets Fired on Israel in 5 Days

Foreign Ministry report reveals full extent of resumed rocket fire; nearly half of rockets fired shot from civilian areas.

570 Rockets Fired on Israel in 5 Days

UN Not Rushing to Correct Gaza Casualty Tally

Media giants note that the Palestinian Health Ministry's numbers do not add up - the UN 'hasn't yet analyzed data.'

UN Not Rushing to Correct Gaza Casualty Tally

Why Does Hamas Use Civilians as Human Shields?

Latest IDF video shows how Hamas embeds its rocket launchers and military infrastructure in civilian areas and then fires on Israel.

Video: Why Does Hamas Use Civilians as Human Shields?player

PM: Hamas is Responsible for Civilian Deaths

PM Netanyahu meets ICRC head Peter Maurer, shows him evidence of how Hamas uses civilians in Gaza as human shields.

Netanyahu: Hamas is Responsible for Civilian Deathsplayer

Video: What is Hamas Doing in Gaza?

IDF video shows how Hamas fires at Israel from schools, hospitals, mosques and cemeteries in Gaza.

Video: What is Hamas Doing to Schools & Hospitals in Gaza?player

PM: Israel Prepared, If Ceasefire Is Violated

In live press conference, Prime Minister notes that the operation has been successful - but the international community's reaction is not.

Netanyahu: Israel Prepared, If Ceasefire Is Violatedplayer

Times Rejects Ad by Eli Wiesel Condemning Hamas

Nobel Prize-winner's ad slammed Hamas' use of human shields as 'child sacrifice'; Times accused of 'catering to bigotry'.

Times Newspaper Rejects Ad by Eli Wiesel Condemning Hamas

Top Iranian Official Eggs On Hamas, Human Shields

Former Revolutionary Guards Commander says Hamas should 'protect civilians' - by sheltering them in terror tunnels.

Iranian Official: Hamas Should Use Tunnels to Protect Civiliansplayer

Watch: More Evidence Hamas Hiding Behind Civilians

After Indian TV crew films Hamas rockets from their hotel room, France 24 shows how terrorists fired from in front of UN building.

French TV Shows More Evidence of Hamas Hiding Behind Civiliansplayer

Captured Hamas Manual Encourages Human Shields

Hamas 'urban warfare' manual urges terrorists to exploit IDF's desire to avoid civilian casualties, says destroying homes bolsters support.

Captured Hamas Urban Warfare Manual Encourages Human Shields

Indian TV Exposes Hamas Use of Human Shields

Indian TV crew risk their own safety by exposing how Hamas deliberately fires rockets from densely-populated areas.

Rare Footage: How Hamas Fires Rockets From Civilian Areasplayer

Imam Blasts Hamas Over Human Shields

French-Moroccan Imam says Gazans are caught between Israel's bombardments and Hamas's abuse.

Imam Blasts Hamas for Using Civilians as Human Shieldsplayer

White House Blames Israel for UNRWA School Deaths

'Little doubt' Israeli artillery killed 16 people at a UN school in Gaza, says US. Israel says it could not have been the culprit.

White House Blames Israel for UNRWA School Deaths

Israeli Hasbara Animation: Welcome to Gaza Heights

Enjoy a short animated tour of Gaza Heights, the most tranquil neighborhood in the Strip.

Israeli Hasbara Animation: Welcome to Gaza Heightsplayer

Reporter Reveals Hamas Cover-Up of Civilian Deaths

Journalist backs IDF version of missile strike on school playground, says Hamas rockets went astray. But it's just the tip of the iceberg.

Italian Reporter Reveals Hamas Cover-Up Over Misfired Rockets

UNRWA Finds Another Rocket Stockpile in School

UNRWA finds another rocket stockpile at one of its schools in Gaza, the third time since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge.

UNRWA Finds Another Rocket Stockpile in Gaza School

Gantz to Residents of Gaza: Stay Away from Hamas

Chief of Staff asks residents of Gaza to stay away from areas in which Hamas operates, so they are not harmed by the IDF’s operations.

Gantz to Residents of Gaza: Stay Away from Hamasplayer

Watch: IAF Diverts Missile to Save Civilians

The Israeli military releases video showing a real time decision by IAF team to divert a missile in mid-flight.

Watch: IAF Diverts Missile to Save Civiliansplayer

Video: Hamas Shoots Rockets from School, Cemetery

IDF provides some of the clearest evidence yet of Hamas's lowdown tactics.

Video: Hamas Shoots Rockets from School, Cemeteryplayer

Netanyahu: We Cannot Give our Attackers Immunity

Prime Minister tells British Foreign Minister 'all the civilian deaths that are there... are the responsibility of Hamas'.

Netanyahu: We Cannot Give our Attackers Immunityplayer

Israel Rejects UNHRC Gaza Probe 'Travesty'

Prime Minister's spokesperson says decision to investigate Israel instead of Hamas is a 'travesty', dismisses UN 'kangaroo court'.

Israel Rejects UNHRC Gaza Probe, Compares it to Goldstone Report

WATCH: IDF Strikes Hospital Used as Terror Base

Recording shows military making clear no civilians remained in Al Wafa before eliminating terrorists inside.

WATCH: IDF Strike on Gaza Hospital Used as Terror Baseplayer