July 21st, 2014
09:11 PM ET

Two Americans in IDF killed in Gaza fighting

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Cairo in an attempt to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza. Kerry said Monday the United States would provide $47 million dollars in humanitarian assistance to Gaza.

Deaths mount in Gaza and Israel as U.S. pushes cease-fire

As the fighting rages on, the death toll continues to climb. Gaza health officials say about 565 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting, about 70 percent are believed to be civilians.

Israeli officials say two citizens and 25 soldiers have died. Among the dead soldiers were two Americans.

CNN's Polo Sandoval has more on why Americans are traveling to the Middle East to fight for Israel.

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  1. Mohammad Khan

    It is sad that the world has learned to live with circuses such as this massacre of innocent people. If this was any other country, American government would condemn it in a second. American government need to rethink its policy of supporting the Israeli government on supporting the human rights violations.

    July 21, 2014 at 10:36 pm | Reply

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