World Mar 31

Israel, Hamas take first steps toward Gaza cease-fire deal

A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave.

World Mar 30

Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march

Tens of thousands of Palestinians on Saturday rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops shot tear gas and opened fire at small crowds of activists…

World Nov 19

Netanyahu survives political crisis, but Hamas emerges stronger

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday survived a political showdown that had threatened to bring down his coalition and trigger early elections. But while Netanyahu can declare victory, the big winner of the crisis appears to be Hamas.

World Aug 25

U.S. cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, the State Department said Friday.

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