Clashes erupted Friday between rival Palestinian factions after Hamas accused Fatah of trying to assassinate Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority government. Two experts on the Middle East analyze Palestinian tensions. Continue reading
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in the Middle East on a mission to revive peace talks, urged Israelis and Palestinians to extend a tentative cease-fire implemented this week. Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with President Bush Monday and reiterated that he is open to negotiations with the Palestinian government if it recognizes Israel and renounces violence. Experts discuss the conflict and its future. Continue reading
A new wave of internal fighting among Palestinian factions over the last two days has left at least a dozen people dead and threatened to unravel the Palestinian Authority. Continue reading
After 13 days in captivity, two Fox News journalists were dropped off in front of a Gaza City hotel this weekend, despite an earlier demand for the release of Muslim prisoners in the U.S. A reporter discusses the release and the ongoing conflict in Gaza. Continue reading
Two on-the-ground reports from Israel and Lebanon look at the continuing battle in the Middle East crisis Tuesday. Continue reading
A top Israeli official signaled a willingness to compromise Friday, saying Hamas militants must free an Israeli soldier and stop firing rockets. Hamas, meanwhile, insisted upon the release of prisoners. Continue reading
Israel’s detention of 64 leaders of the Hamas-led Palestinian government and 23 members of other factions has further heightened tensions strained after Palestinians abducted an Israeli soldier and Israelis launched a retaliatory attack on Gaza.