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Hamas announces cease-fire with Israel after worst escalation in years

World Nov 14, 2018

Hamas announces cease-fire with Israel after worst escalation in years

Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war. The groups, including Hamas, issued a joint statement saying they would abide by the ceasefire as long as ...

U.S. ups pressure on Palestinians, closing Washington PLO mission

World / Politics Sep 11, 2018

U.S. ups pressure on Palestinians, closing Washington PLO mission

The United States announced Monday it will shutter the Palestinian mission in Washington, adding further pressure on them to enter peace talks with Israel. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert accused the Palestine Liberation Organization of refusing to support negotiations while a Palestinian official called the ...