ASUNCION, Paraguay— Paraguayan officials blamed rebels Monday for a power outage that affected some 750,000 people in the country's north. Alfredo Ramirez, a spokesman for the anti-terrorist unit, said authorities suspect rebels used explosives to attack a transmission tower, but their investigation was ongoing. Anti-terrorist agents said a pamphlet for...» Read More
According to Reuters, the Israeli Prime Minister has instructed the military to begin its ground offensive in Gaza, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
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Egypt has offered a cease-fire plan in the Middle East conflict but Hamas rejected it saying it was not consulted, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the crisis.
Graeme Bannerman, Scholar at the Middle East Institute, says a ceasefire proposal from Egypt indicates an "international concern that the situation in Gaza is getting out of control."
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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the ripple effects of global unrest.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports on the escalating violence in Gaza.
Israel is continuing its assault in Gaza overnight, targeting hundreds of Hamas rocket launching sites and underground tunnels. Daniel Kurtzer, Princeton University professor, provides insight to Israel's operation in Gaza.
NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the crisis between Israel and Gaza as the conflict intensifies.
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Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza overnight, targeting hundreds of Hamas rocket launching sites and underground tunnels. Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, provides insight to the effectiveness of the Iron Dome, and the intensifying crisis there.
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Israel's aerial assault on Gaza is now in its third day, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the unrest.
Israeli military launched a major offensive today in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, reports Israel has opened bomb shelters and put the country on high alert.
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president, weighs in on the crisis and turbulence in the Middle East and discusses the widespread economic consequences facing Israel.
Joshua Mitnick, Wall Street Journal contributor, reports on the latest violence in the Middle East.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, reports on the latest violence in the Middle East. Airstrikes may not be enough to stop the unrest, says Mohyeldin.