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'The Present Is Tragic But The Future Is Unthinkable' In Gaza

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

More than 240,000 Palestinians in Gaza have been displaced from their homes by fighting between Israel and militant groups, the United Nations said on...

PHOTOS: After Israeli Offensive, Gaza's Smuggling Tunnels Are Back In Business

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- Rafah's biggest industry is back in business: Gazans are rebuilding the network of underground smuggling tunnels crisscrossing th...

Israel and Hamas: How Biases Are Driving the Conflict to the Precipice

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Listening to Israeli and Hamas officials talk about the nature of their conflict and what precipitated the current conflagration, one comes to a definite conclusion: they are both right. At close scrutiny, however, one finds that while both may indeed be "right" they also are dead wrong. Both sides have successfully managed over the years to foster public perceptions that support both their respective narratives and the notion that the other has wronged them. It is this conviction and the lack of unbiased and credible voices to the contrary from within and outside the region that allows this violent and self-consuming conflict to fester.

The Israel-Gaza War In Photos

Posted 11.16.2012 | World

Israel and Hamas have pounded each other with rockets and missiles over the past days in the most serious flare of fighting between both sides in four...

Air Raid Sirens Wail In Jerusalem

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem on Friday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new fron...

Egypt Asks U.S. To Stop Israel's Offensive

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt asked the United States to push Israel to stop its offensive against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, warning that the violence could...