Jul 8, 2014

Israel readying for possible escalation after Gaza rocket barrage

Gaza Strip militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets, sending Israel closer to escalating its battle against them as it stepped up air strikes and mobilized reserves. About 80 rockets hit Israel from Hamas-controlled Gaza Monday, reaching as deep as 25 miles (40 ...

Israel identifies suspects in alleged kidnapping

Jun 27, 2014

Israel identifies suspects in alleged kidnapping

Israel on Thursday identified two well-known Hamas operatives in the West Bank as the central suspects in the recent disappearance of three Israeli teenagers, in the first sign of progress in a frantic two-week search for the missing youths. Officials said the two men ...

Apr 29, 2014

Why Hamas joining Fatah is good for Mideast peace

by Noah Feldman

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's personal investment in the Mideast peace process exerts enough leverage to make the Israelis and Palestinians pretend to talk — but not enough to make them agree to something they otherwise don't really want. The Fatah-Hamas rapprochement may ...

Gaza militants fire more rockets on Israel

Mar 14, 2014

Gaza militants fire more rockets on Israel

Gaza militants resumed rocket fire toward Israel on Thursday, striking the outskirts of two major cities a day after launching the largest barrage since an eight-day Israeli offensive in late 2012. Israel has responded with a series of airstrikes on militant targets. Despite the ...