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2006-07-08 15:41:14

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a ceasefire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks. An Israeli offensive in Gaza has killed about 45 Palestinians, drawing international fire. Israeli airstrikes against militants on Friday killed six Palestinians, including a woman and her two children -- one a six-year-old...

2006-07-08 14:23:44

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a ceasefire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks. An Israeli offensive in Gaza has killed about 45 Palestinians, drawing international fire. Israeli airstrikes against militants on Friday killed six Palestinians, including a woman and her two children -- one a six-year-old...

2006-07-08 13:13:19

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a cease-fire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks. Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip has killed around 45 Palestinians, drawing international fire. Israel's latest air strike in central Gaza killed three Palestinians, including a young girl, in a house. The army said...

2006-07-08 12:16:39

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas called for a ceasefire with Israel on Saturday after 11 days of fierce Gaza fighting, but Israel said militants must first release a captured soldier and halt rocket attacks. Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip has killed more than 40 Palestinians and drawn international fire. "To get out of the current crisis, it is necessary that all parties restore calm on the basis of mutually stopping all...

2006-07-08 06:59:51

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh called for a halt to fighting on Saturday hours after Israel, whose forces have killed over 40 Palestinians in recent days, withdrew from most of the northern Gaza Strip. A statement from Haniyeh's office said: "To get out of the current crisis, it is necessary that all parties restore calm on the basis of mutually stopping all military operations." Haniyeh's statement called for restarting negotiations,...

2006-07-07 06:44:41

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces dug in across a swathe of the northern Gaza Strip and killed two Palestinians on Friday following the bloodiest day of fighting with gunmen since 2004. Witnesses said tank fire killed one man near the northern town of Beit Lahiya, scene of the worst violence on Thursday, when 19 Palestinians and a soldier were killed. An Israeli air strike also killed a Hamas militant early on Friday. Sporadic gunfire could be heard around Beit...

2006-07-07 05:41:42

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces dug in across a swathe of the northern Gaza Strip and killed two Palestinians on Friday following the bloodiest day of fighting with gunmen since 2004. Witnesses said tank fire killed one man near the northern town of Beit Lahiya, scene of the worst violence on Thursday, when 19 Palestinians and a soldier were killed. An Israeli air strike also killed a Hamas militant early on Friday. Sporadic gunfire could be heard around Beit...

2006-07-07 03:27:04

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The vast majority of Israelis believe the Jewish state should assassinate leaders of the governing Palestinian movement Hamas in response to the crisis in Gaza, a newspaper poll published on Friday showed. The survey in the Maariv daily showed 82 percent of Israelis favored killing leaders of the Islamic militant group, whom Israel holds responsible for the abduction of a soldier on June 25 in a cross-border raid from Gaza and recent rocket attacks. Respondents...

2006-07-07 03:06:31

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops dug in across a swathe of the northern Gaza Strip on Friday and an air strike killed a Hamas militant following the bloodiest day of fighting with Palestinian gunmen in nearly two years. The Israeli army said an aircraft had opened fire at a group of four armed men close to the scene of the worst violence on Thursday, when 19 Palestinians and a soldier were killed. Three Palestinians were wounded and one killed in the air strike....

2006-07-06 23:26:22

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - An air strike killed one Hamas militant on Friday as Israeli troops dug in across a swathe of the northern Gaza Strip following the bloodiest day of fighting with Palestinian gunmen in nearly two years. The Israeli army said an aircraft had opened fire at a group of four armed men close to the scene of the worst violence on Thursday, when 19 Palestinians and one soldier were killed. Three Palestinians were wounded in the air strike. The army...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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