Gaza

Hamas operatives have taken to extorting money from Palestinians fleeing Gaza. The result: some 500 people missing at sea, presumed drowned.

Khaled Abu Toameh
Sept. 29 2014 12:01AM

When given the rare opportunity to speak without threat of retribution, Gazans complain of violent oppression and being used as human shields.

Mudar Zahran
Sept. 23 2014 12:01AM

Hamas troops robbed a bank in Gaza City; Fatah and Hamas are squabbling over reconstruction funds. Is the Palestinian Unity government on the verge of collapse?

Khaled Abu Toameh
Sept. 22 2014 12:01AM

While the UN investigates Israel’s alleged war crimes, its own chief agency in Gaza, largely funded by the U.S., has been functioning as a support. . .

Claudia Rosett
Sept. 8 2014 12:01AM

Of the 27 alleged collaborators executed by Hamas during Operation Protective Edge, exactly none was working with Israeli intelligence.

Aaron J. Klein and Mitch Ginsburg
Sept. 5 2014 12:01AM

Complete demilitarization is impossible for now, but steps can be taken both to prevent Hamas from rearming and to undermine it politically. (Interview by Toby Greene)

Shlomo Brom
Sept. 4 2014 12:01AM

The Gaza conflict is only the latest round in a long-running war on civilian Israel. That war has been highly effective; will it finally succeed?

Sept. 2 2014 12:01AM

Despite their country’s overwhelming military success in Gaza, many Israelis are disheartened at the perceived results. Given time and fortitude, they may change their minds.

Aug. 29 2014 12:01AM

Slogans and hashtags compare Israelis to Nazis, and Gaza to genocide. But only one party and its supporters aim at genocide, and those who chant. . .

Ron Rosenbaum
Aug. 29 2014 12:01AM

Hamas surprised Iran by starting a war with Israel. But it still looks to Iran for support, as do others, and Tehran is playing a. . .

Eldad Pardo
Aug. 28 2014 12:01AM

Holocaust inversion—the claim that Israelis are the new Nazis and Palestinians the new Jews—has come to the American university campus.

Aug. 26 2014 5:00PM

By the UN’s own figures, the percentage of women and children killed in Gaza by Israeli airstrikes is far lower than the percentage killed by. . .

Aug. 22 2014 12:01AM

Putting Mahmoud Abbas and the PA in charge of Gaza would only relieve Hamas of the burden of governance and enable it to focus on its military operations.

Khaled Abu Toameh
Aug. 22 2014 12:01AM

Why should Gazan poverty be an Israeli or American obligation? It was caused by Palestinian government policy, and it can be cured the same way.

Shoshana Bryen
Aug. 13 2014 12:01AM