Dispatches from Gaza: On foot patrol with Islamic jihad

by Marcela Gaviria and Kate Seelye

A Night Out With Hamas By Kate Seelye

A member of Hamas's militant wing. Members of Hamas's militant wing.

Men in ski masks are always a little unnerving. They conjure up memories of the Black September terrorists who held Israeli athletes hostage during the 1972 Munich Olympics. But here I was in Gaza, hoping to spend some time with men in black face masks -- specifically, with Hamas fighters. Read more...

Blood Is for Blood By Marcela Gaviria

Palestinians march in the streets during a funeral procession. Palestinians march in the streets during a funeral procession.

The rust colored Al Deera Hotel sits proudly on El Rashid Road. It is perhaps the only building in town that isn’t white. Inside, the décor is Moroccan inspired, with tall archways and breezy rooms that overlook the Mediterranean. As I write this dispatch from my room on the second floor of the hotel, I can hear Israeli artillery pounding the beach a few miles away. My windows shake every other time the shells land... Read more...

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Dispatches

A Night Out With Hamas
A Night Out With Hamas
by Kate Seelye
Blood Is for Blood
Blood Is for Blood
by Marcela Gaviria