Hamas Resumes Rocket Attacks on Israel

A rocket is fired from Gaza City towards Israel, Saturday, Aug. 9

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza went off in southern Israel on Wednesday, signaling a possible breakdown of a three-day truce about two hours before it was due to expire.

Shaheen Under Fire for Taking J Street Money

Shaheen one of J Street’s ‘featured' candidates
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) / AP

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) is facing a fierce backlash for accepting thousands of dollars and the endorsement of the liberal Middle East advocacy group J Street, which has long stirred controversy for political candidates and recently came under fire for accusing Israel of “fanning growing flames of anti-Semitism.”