| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:52 AM
In her (commentary) "Children suffer and die in Gaza. Who Notices?" (Jan. 29), Najla Shawa (a humanitarian in Gaza) laments the destruction occurring in Gaza while the international community doesn't pay attention.
I disagree; the world did notice the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Facing Israeli charges of bias, international legal expert William Schabas resigned as head of a United Nations panel investigating allegations of war crimes during last summer's conflict in the Gaza Strip.
The move came before an examination of Israeli...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:14 AM
The Washington Post's William Booth witnessed a chilling event in the Gaza Strip on Thursday: thousands of youths lined up “in crisp military fashion” for a “graduation ceremony” after a week of training by the armed wing of the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:16 PM
A United Nations agency said Tuesday that conditions in the Gaza Strip are growing more desperate following its decision to suspend aid to repair homes damaged in last summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas.
The U.N. Relief and Works Agency...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Even in a part of the world where tangled alliances are as common as sweet tea, one would be hard-pressed to find a country where the same few sweltering square miles house the sprawling operations hub for a huge U.S.-led air war and provide plush...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:00 AM
I must respond to your recent report that the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has launched a preliminary probe into alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories ("International Criminal Court opens probe into possible war...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:47 AM
A Palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage on a crowded bus at rush hour in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, injuring at least 13 Israelis, some seriously, authorities said.
Police identified the assailant, who was arrested, as 23-year-old Hamza Matrouk from...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Since last June 12, the lives of Rachel Frankel, Iris Yifrach and Bat-Galim Sha'ar have never been the same.
On that date, their sons, Naftali, 16, Eyal, 16, and Gilad, 19, respectively, were kidnapped by Hamas — the Palestinian terrorist...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:15 AM
Widening a 20-month-old campaign against Islamist groups, an Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a terrorist organization.
Hamas denounced the ruling, which appeared a death knell to Egypt’s already-stalled efforts to mediate a long-term...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:40 PM
This is in response to “Children suffer and die in Gaza. Who notices?” (Perspective, Jan. 29), by Najla Shawa. The children of Gaza are surely suffering. The suffering is, however, inflicted by Gaza’s choice of Hamas. Hamas is in reality...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:56 PM
To the editor: The historical overview of the Palestinians misses two important points. ("Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood," Jan. 3)
Quite to the contrary of University of Haifa historian Ido Zelkovitz's proclamation that Israeli...