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Hamas Truce

The Upsides of the Siege for Hamas: An Honest Assessment

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Spending more than four months in Gaza with not much to do but observe the situation on the ground, I interacted with the Palestinian people in Gaza, ...

Marwan Barghouti Could Return Through Israel-Hamas Truce Deal

AP | BEN HUBBARD and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — While a possible Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap focuses on a famous Israeli soldier, the prisoner most likely to affect...

Israel: No Truce, Border Openings Until Israeli Soldier freed

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's security cabinet decided on Wednesday that Israel would not open its border crossings with the Gaza Strip until Hamas agr...

Israel: No Truce Until Kidnapped Soldier Released

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF and AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel will not agree to a truce with Hamas in the Gaza Strip without the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Schalit, the Prime Minister's Of...

Long-Term Israel Truce Imminent: Hamas

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Hamas officials said Friday an agreement with Israel on a long-term cease-fire in Gaza could be announced within days, but a new cyc...

Hamas: Long-Term Truce Agreement Struck

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The deputy leader of Hamas said Thursday night that the Islamic militant group agreed to an 18-month truce with Israel for the Gaza Stri...

Bush's Final Gift: Gaza

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Just when we thought it was impossible for the calamitous George Bush and Svengali Dick Cheney to do any more damage to the world or to America's inte...

Gaza Truce Recedes And Violence Surges

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's top security official warned Sunday that Gaza militants can hit more Israeli cities with longer-range rockets, on a day whe...

Hamas-Israel Truce May Be Extended By Palestinian Group | TAGHREED EL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas leaders in Gaza on Sunday left open the possibility of renewing a tenuous truce with Israel that is due to expire Friday, putting themselves at...