Israeli forces struck a series of targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing 18 Palestinians, including five boys playing soccer near the town of Jabalya, as a new round of violence threatened to fuel stronger Israeli military action.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Israel has intensified airstrikes on parts of the Gaza Strip to squelch rocket and mortar attacks fired from Palestinian territory controlled by the militant group Hamas.
On the third day of his trip to the Middle East, President Bush predicted that there will be a peace treaty between Israeli and Palestinian leaders before he leaves office -- while acknowledging that such an agreement will require "painful…
By PBS NewsHour
Six weeks after Israeli and Palestinian leaders relaunched peace talks in Annapolis, Md., President Bush is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
A second round of negotiations between Palestinian and Israeli officials was overshadowed Monday by Palestinian threats not to address substantive issues until Israel agrees to stop settlement construction around Jerusalem.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders agreed to restart peace talks at a Maryland summit Tuesday, promising further negotiations toward a peace treaty and the development of a Palestinian state. Gwen Ifill talks to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert about the U.S.-backed…
President Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met Tuesday to discuss their support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah while looking ahead to the possibility of two separate Palestines. Foreign policy analysts comment on the situation.
The U.S. State Department said Monday it would lift an economic and political embargo on the Palestinian government following the expulsion of Hamas militants. Foreign policy analysts examine the development.
In the wake of Hamas forces seizing control of much of the Gaza Strip from Fatah rivals, a Washington Post reporter updates what comes next in the continuing struggle to govern the Palestinian Authority.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the Palestinian Unity government Thursday as the Islamic Hamas movement took control of the Gaza Strip, defeating rivals from Abbas' Fatah party.
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