ROCKETS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ROCKETS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Hamas targets its own http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232995-82/hamas-civilians-killing-shields.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232995-82/hamas-civilians-killing-shields.html.csp">Letter: Hamas targets its own</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:33:02.225-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It seems beyond your understanding that Hamas, having no care for human life, believing every Muslim killed by the Jews will go to heaven, is deliberately targeting its own civilian populations by launching missiles from their midst. The U.N., which is “neutral,” blames the Israelis for killing civilians in U.N. houses, and yet admits that it found rockets in two of them. (And who knows about the others?) Every mass killing of civilians is an opportunity for Hamas to display dead children, but ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58232995@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:02 MDT U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220478-68/gaza-israel-hamas-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220478-68/gaza-israel-hamas-hit.html.csp">U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IBRAHIM BARZAK</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER ENAV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 07:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Gaza City, Gaza Strip • A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children’s clothing scattered in the courtyard. Palestinian officials blamed Israel for the shelling, which wounded dozens and came on the deadliest day so far of the current round of fighting. However, the Israeli military said the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582204782014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220478@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:53 MDT Krauthammer: Moral clarity in Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195228-82/israel-gaza-hamas-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195228-82/israel-gaza-hamas-state.html.csp">Krauthammer: Moral clarity in Gaza</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Krauthammer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T01:01:03.608-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking. “Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime minister. “We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.” Rarely does international pol...</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> 58195228@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:01:03 MDT Thousands of Gazans flee homes as Israel promises to press the fight against Hamas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180914-68/hamas-israel-gaza-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180914-68/hamas-israel-gaza-israeli.html.csp">Thousands of Gazans flee homes as Israel promises to press the fight against Hamas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By William Booth </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Griff Witte</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T20:51:02.11-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Tens of thousands of panicked residents fled their homes in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday after the Israeli military dropped leaflets from the sky warning those who stayed behind that they were risking their lives because a large, intense operation was imminent. Residents in Gaza were whipsawed by growing anxiety and frustration. More than 17,000 people poured into makeshift shelters as Israeli commandos entered the coastal enclave early Sunday to knock out a Hamas r...</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> 58180914@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:51:02 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 What LeBron's return to Cleveland could mean for the Jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58174019-62/jazz-james-cap-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58174019-62/jazz-james-cap-free.html.csp">What LeBron's return to Cleveland could mean for the Jazz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:01.95-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The biggest domino of them all has finally fallen.LeBron James is going home to Ohio, making his announcement in a Sports Illustrated essay this morning.James had held the league somewhat hostage as free agency began, with teams waiting to see how the superstar's decision would affect the rest of the market.Immediately, the Cavs become a playoff team — if not contenders.Meanwhile, James' former teammate Chris Bosh is reported to be working on a max deal with the Houston Rockets. And that's where...</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> 58174019@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:01 MDT Utah Jazz: Sharpshooting Steve Novak happy to be headed to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58170811-87/novak-jazz-shooting-steve.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58170811-87/novak-jazz-shooting-steve.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Sharpshooting Steve Novak happy to be headed to Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T23:31:07.297-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every day after school, the coach’s son would be dropped off at the high school gym. The older boys of Brown Deer, Wis., practiced on one half of the floor, and the boy would shoot on the other. Stop jacking up 3s, the coach would tell his son. You’re going to be playing underneath the basket. “Steve just shook his head,” Mike Novak recalls, “and went back out and shot 3s.” Fast forward to now. The Utah Jazz certainly won’t try to stifle that inclination. The Jazz on Thursday completed a trade t...</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> 58170811@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:31:07 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