JERUSALEM —Israeli forces began shelling in the Gaza Strip late Sunday hours after Hamas declared a 24-hour cease-fire. The Israeli government said it was resuming military operations because Palestinian fighters had not observed previous calls for a truce. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told television viewers on the U.S.-based CBS programFace the Nation that Hamas had violated […]
BEIRUT – The conflict in Syria is having a spillover effect on many of its neighbors and placing some allies of the Syrian government in a delicate position. Violence is affecting Lebanon's Shi'ite militant group Hezbollah.