U.S. brands Hamas Gaza brigade leader 'global terrorist'

Apr 7, 2017

U.S. brands Hamas Gaza brigade leader 'global terrorist'

The U.S. State Department on Thursday declared a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Abu Anas al-Ghandour, a "specially designated global terrorist," adding his name to its economic sanctions blacklist. The State Department said Ghandour is a former Hamas Shura council and political ...

Hany Abu-Assad: Making strong voices heard

Sep 21, 2016

Hany Abu-Assad: Making strong voices heard

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Ever since the first series of "Pop Idol" screened on British TV in 2001, the televised music competition has become practically inescapable, with franchises springing up everywhere from Macedonia to the Maldives. Given how cannily stage-managed these "reality" shows really are, though, it almost ...

'14 Gaza conflict may have seen both Israel, Hamas commit war crimes: U.N

Jun 23, 2015

'14 Gaza conflict may have seen both Israel, Hamas commit war crimes: U.N

A U.N. investigation on Monday accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing possible war crimes in last summer's Gaza war, finding that Israeli airstrikes on residential buildings caused many civilian deaths and suggesting Israeli leaders knowingly endangered them. The report, which Israel rejected as ...