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Palestinian supporters at a rally downtown Saturday. (Credit: CBS)

More Than 1,000 Palestinian Supporters Rally Downtown

More than 1,000 people showed up to a rally downtown Saturday to show support for Palestine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports it started at Michigan and Congress at round 3 p.m.

07/26/2014

Pro Palestinian demonstrators at Canal and Madison streets (Credit: Wendy Widom)

Palestinian, Israeli Supporters Hold Opposing Rallies Downtown

More than a thousand demonstrators – both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian – filled Madison Street and street corners near the Israeli consulate Tuesday afternoon.

07/22/2014

A picture taken from the southern Israeli Gaza border shows an Israeli army flare illuminating the sky over the Gaza strip, on July 21, 2014. Israeli forces killed more than 10 Gaza militants who had infiltrated southern Israel today, the army said, later announcing it had lost four soldiers in that battle. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Gaza Conflict Creates Tension, Fears For Relatives In Chicago

Here in Chicago, families with loved ones overseas are also calling for an end to the violence. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

07/21/2014

Palestinian supporters protesting Israel's attack on Gaza at a downtown rally. (Credit: CBS)

Palestinian Supporters Protest Israel’s Attack On Gaza

Palestinian supporters in Chicago gathered Sunday afternoon to demand an end to the Israeli air strikes and ground war in Gaza.

07/20/2014

One of five anti-Israel protesters arrested after a rally in the lobby of Boeing headquarters in downtown Chicago. (Credit: Steve Miller/CBS)

Police Arrest 5 Anti-Israel Protesters At Boeing HQ

Five protesters were arrested late Wednesday afternoon inside the downtown headquarters of Boeing, after a demonstration against the company’s sale of military jets to Israel.

07/17/2014

Demonstrators called for an end to military action by Gaza protestors. (Credit: CBS)

Palestinian Supporters Hold Rally Downtown Against Israeli Bombing

Palestinian supporters took to the streets of Chicago once again. They gathered on Michigan avenue Saturday afternoon to protest Israeli actions in Gaza.

07/12/2014

Palestinian supporters rallying in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Palestinian Supporters Rally Downtown

Palestinian supporters in Chicago took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to demand an end to the bombings in Gaza.

07/09/2014

Palestinians March In Loop Over Violence In Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinian supporters marched through the Loop to express their growing anger over what they claim are unprovoked attacks by Israel on Gaza Monday night.

11/20/2012

Max Suchan

Chicago Area Man Among Those Set To Challenge Gaza Blockade

It’s been a year, and it may have been forgotten already – the venture in the Middle East called Freedom Flotilla that brought boats and bloodshed to the high seas. But now, a Chicago man is among those ready to sail again.

CBS 2–06/16/2011