Mideast Israel Palestinians

February 13, 2013 - 12:30 PM
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2012 file photo, smoke rises during an explosion from an Israeli strike in Gaza City. In a report published Feb. 12, 2013, Human Rights Watch, a U.S.-based rights group said Israel violated laws of war in a series of airstrikes during an eight-day military operation last November against the Hamas militant group in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa, File)