JERUSALEM (AP) — In his first visit to Israel, prospective Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is in awe of the Jewish state, inspired by its ancient holy sites, impressed by the resilience of people living in a perpetual conflict zone — and deeply disappointed in President Barack Obama.

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Israel was asked by the UN General Assembly to compensate Lebanon for $856.4 million in oil spill damages it caused during its 2006 war with Hezbollah. The non-binding vote, which passed 170-6, asks Israel on Friday to offer “prompt and adequate compensation” to Lebanon and other countries affected by the oil spill's pollution

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Israel said its military bombed targets Saturday local time in Gaza in response to rocket fire in the country’s first military action against the territory since August.

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Israel Bombs ‘Hamas Terror Infrastructure’ In Gaza

Provided by IBT US Israel Rocket Strike Site Israel said its military bombed targets Saturday local time in Gaza in response to rocket fire in the countrys first military action against the territory since August. There were at least two airstrikes launched against a Hamas facility by Israels air force after a rocket was fired into Israel from Gaza Friday local time for which the Israeli military said it blames Hamas, according to Al Jazeera

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its war with Hezbollah in July 2006.

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Danielle Haynes GAZA, Dec. 19 (UPI) — Israel launched an airstrike on a Hamas target Friday in retaliation to rocket fire from Gaza, the Israeli military said.

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It was Israel's first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since this summer's war.

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GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day, the army said. The bombs struck in the Khan Younis area in the southern Gaza Strip. Local hospital officials said there were no casualties.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military struck a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since this summer's war.

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