| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Is there any book so derided as being antiquated and irrelevant, and that remains so contemporary and pertinent as the never really Old Testament? For once again, for the third time in less than a decade, the Israelis stand at the gates of Gaza, the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border.
Unfortunately, Philip Gordon, National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:57 PM
After 10 days of Israeli airstrikes and rocket attacks by Palestinian militants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered ground troops into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an exchange of fire that has claimed more than 240 lives,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Israeli soldiers on a search-and-arrest mission in the West Bank on Monday shot and killed a 24-year-old Palestinian at a refugee camp north of Ramallah, threatening heightened tensions in the region already in turmoil over the Palestinians' newly...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:41 AM
GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections.
Following two days of discussions between...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday asked his current prime minister to form the transitional unity government after his Fatah party and the Islamist Hamas movement agreed last month to end their seven-year estrangement.
| May 31, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that a coalition government to be formed by his Fatah party and its rival, the militant group Hamas, will be sworn in Monday.
The new government will adopt his political program, Abbas said,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:53 AM
El primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu advirtió el domingo que no debe haber prisa para reconocer a un gobierno palestino que se anunciará bajo un pacto de unidad entre los grupos Fatah y Hamas.
Israel y Occidente clasifican a Hamas como una...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The article, "Netanyahu: Don't sign off on new Palestinian government" (June 2), describes disingenuous remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemning the formation of a Palestinian unity government combining Fatah and Hamas...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Obama administration has angered Israel by saying that it will continue to work with, and provide assistance to, the Palestinian Authority even after a reconciliation between President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist movement Hamas. But the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into a main road in southern Israel on Wednesday morning, causing damage but no injuries, according to Israeli military reports.
It was the first such fire since the new Palestinian government was sworn in last...