ROCKET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ROCKET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp">Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Tuesday they are suspending service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its Tel Aviv service Tuesday and said it is monitoring the situation in regards to future flights. Delta Air Lines’ one daily flight was already in the air. Delta said a Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106572014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210657@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:08:22 MDT Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp">Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Thousands of Israeli soldiers backed by tanks invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities and tunnels used to send militants from the Palestinian territory into Israel. Israel had become increasingly exasperated with unrelenting rocket fire, especially following Hamas’ rejection of an Egyptian cease-fire plan earlier in the week. However, a ground offensive cou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942482014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194248@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:19:08 MDT Israeli troops raid rocket launching site in Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177196-68/israeli-israel-gaza-hamas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177196-68/israeli-israel-gaza-hamas.html.csp">Israeli troops raid rocket launching site in Gaza</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KHALED KHAZZIHA</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T22:25:51.33-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 10:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to raid a rocket launching site in the Palestinian territory. More than 156 Palestinians have been killed in five days of bombardment. Four Israeli soldiers were hurt in clashes during the brief incursion to destroy a rocket launching site in northern Gaz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177196@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:25:51 MDT Israel leader: World pressure won’t stop offensive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173650-68/israel-rocket-fire-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173650-68/israel-rocket-fire-gaza.html.csp">Israel leader: World pressure won’t stop offensive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T16:58:40.791-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel’s prime minister vowed Friday to press forward with a broad military offensive in the Gaza Strip, insisting international pressure will not halt what he said was a determined effort to halt rocket fire by Palestinian militants as the death toll from the 4-day-old conflict rose above 100. Addressing a news conference, Benjamin Netanyahu brushed off a question about possible cease-fire efforts, signaling there was no end in sight to the operation. “I will end it when our goals ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581736502014-07-11T16:58:40.791-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T16:58:40.791-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173650@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:58:40 MDT Palestinian militants fire rockets at Jerusalem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169686-68/israel-gaza-israeli-rockets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169686-68/israel-gaza-israeli-rockets.html.csp">Palestinian militants fire rockets at Jerusalem</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARON HELLER and NAJIB JOBAIN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T09:48:08.085-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault targeting hundreds of Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip Thursday as Palestinians reported the strikes also hit a home and a beachside cafe, raising the total number of people killed in this week’s offensive to at least 85. Israel’s missile defense system also once again intercepted rockets fired by militants at the country’s heartland. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Israel struck more than 320 Hamas targets overnight, focusi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581696862014-07-10T09:48:08.085-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T09:48:08.085-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169686@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:48:08 MDT Israel launches Gaza offensive, 25 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160632-68/israel-gaza-hamas-rocket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160632-68/israel-gaza-hamas-rocket.html.csp">Israel launches Gaza offensive, 25 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and NAJIB JOBAIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel on Tuesday launched its largest offensive in the Gaza Strip in nearly two years, carrying out a blistering aerial assault on scores of targets and killing 25 people in what officials called an open-ended operation aimed at ending weeks of heavy rocket fire. As Gaza militants unleashed salvos on cities including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel mobilized forces along the border for a possible ground invasion. The offensive set off the heaviest fighting between Israel and the Isl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606322014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160632@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:31:21 MDT Israel moves troops toward Gaza as tensions soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147569-68/hamas-israeli-israel-jerusalem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147569-68/hamas-israeli-israel-jerusalem.html.csp">Israel moves troops toward Gaza as tensions soar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIA GOLDENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel began moving troop reinforcements to its border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, defense officials said, raising the possibility of an expanded military operation in the Palestinian territory in response to intensifying rocket barrages. The movement of tanks and artillery forces came after another night of heavy rocket fire, including barrages that struck two homes in the southern border town of Sderot. Israel’s last major operation in Gaza, a territory controlled by the Hama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475692014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:43:01 MDT NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130017-68/carbon-nasa-rocket-dioxide.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130017-68/carbon-nasa-rocket-dioxide.html.csp">NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA CHANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Science Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket. The $468 million mission is designed to study the main driver of climate change emitted from smokestacks and tailpipes. Some of the carbon dioxide is sucked up by trees and oceans, and the rest is lofted into the atmosphere, trapping the sun’s heat and warming the planet. NASA suffered a major scientific — and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581300172014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T16:18:02.237-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130017@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:18:02 MDT