The latest news on Palestine
Iran is at the core of a struggle between Islamists and moderate national entities.
Many Israeli politicians see firebrand Marwan Barghouti as preferable to the rising power of Hamas.
Many fear that the success of far-right parties makes progress in peace talks much less likely.
Don't blame Israel for doing what anyone put in its position by Hamas would do, writes Marty Nemko.
Thank you for publishing Harold Evans's excellent article on teaching Palestinian children to hate ["Poisoning Minds in Bethlehem," Special Year-End Issue].
Eyeing next week's inauguration, Israeli officials consider whether to declare victory and withdraw.
If the Israelis aren't humanitarian, then Hamas sure isn't, either.
GAZA CITY, Gaza - France and Egypt announced an initiative to stop the fighting in Gaza late Tuesday, hours after Israeli mortar shells exploded near a U.N. school sheltering hundreds of people displaced by the onslaught on Hamas militants.
Israel's massive retaliation will fail, writes Steven A. Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Two key factors: A six-month cease-fire ended and Israel faces a pivotal election in February.