Despite a declared cease fire in the Israel-Gaza conflict, the cessation of hostilities will not last. Rather than appeasement, Israel should instead commit to wiping out her enemies once and for all.
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said the de facto recognition of a sovereign Palestinian state won by his rival Mahmoud Abbas should be seen alongside Gaza's latest conflict with Israel as a single, bold strategy that could empower all Palestinians.
More than 130 countries voted on Thursday to upgrade Palestine to a nonmember observer state of the United Nations, a triumph for Palestinian diplomacy and a sharp rebuke to the United States and Israel.
After an overwhelming vote in her favor (138-9 with 41 abstentions), Palestine has finally returned home.
It tells the story of the wars in the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant, since the cavemen until today, all so musical and poetic. [FUNNY and tragic]
Okay, it seems I spoke too soon. Hamas is now back in the “Iranian-supported” camp according to this editorial in the New York Times, which identifies Hamas as both “backed by Iran” and pathologically “consumed with hatred for Israel.”
Note: This is from 01/05/2009.
Dozens of Israeli tanks slowly made their way south on the back of flatbed trucks along Israel’s Road 6 highway Sunday.
It was one of many occasions in which Israeli pilots were ordered to call off air strikes in the last moment, after real-time footage of the target area revealed the presence of Palestinian non-combatants.
Hamas has posted photographs from other conflicts on social media in recent days, claiming they are victims of Israeli actions in Gaza.
The Israeli assault on Gaza was triggered Nov. 8 when the IDF crossed the border and murdered Ahmed Younis Khader Abu Daqqa, a 13-year-old boy playing football in his front yard: the official explanation for this action was an alleged weapons cache
Former Israeli paratrooper Avner Gvaryahu, now an activist with Breaking The Silence explains how 850 former Israeli soldiers have given testimony about the gross injustices against the Palestinian people they have witnessed and made to participate i
More than 44 million hacking attempts have been made on Israeli government websites since Wednesday when Israel began its Gaza air strikes. One hacking attempt was successful on a site he did not want to name, but it was up and running after 10 minut
Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 airstrikes early Saturday, the military said, widening a blistering assault on Gaza rocket operations to include the prime minister's headquarters, a police compound and a vast network of s
Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 airstrikes early Saturday, the military said, widening a blistering assault on Gaza rocket operations to include the prime minister's headquarters, a police compound and a vast network of sm
Shortly after the return of Gilad Shalit, I drafted a proposal to the Government of Israel and Hamas to enter into a long term ceasefire arrangement based on the assumption that, for the time being, neither side was interested in engaging in renewed
The Palestinian propaganda machine (i.e. Pallywood) is in high gear as Gazans dupe BBC viewers in time-honored taqiyya style.
Beginning at 3:35 pm today, the Gaza Strip has been shaken by several Israeli army attacks from drones, apaches, F-16s, and naval vessels.
On November 15, 1988, the independent state of Palestine was proclaimed by the Palestine National Council (PNC), meeting in Algiers, by a vote of 253 to 46
Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave that the Islamist group vowed would "open the gates of hell".
Israel is considering resuming its contentious practice of assassinating militant leaders in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in an effort to halt intensified rocket attacks on Israel's south, according to defense officials.
Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force.
Israel calculated the number of calories Palestinians would need to avoid malnutrition under its blockade of the Gaza Strip, according to a study which the Supreme Court forced the government to release.
CaspianReport video on the Origins of the Israel/Palestinian Conflict: The Israeli/Arab conflict is the result of interactions of superpowers in the early 20th century. British and French strategic interests in the Middle East were related t
We here at BI's Military and Defense section recently started looking for young Israeli and Palestinian bloggers to contribute to our site.
The classroom conversation, as some two million Israeli children started school on Monday, was part of national hand-wringing over the Aug. 16 beating in Zion Square, which was described as an attempted lynching that left 17-year-old Jamal Julani nea
Three Israeli adolescents from a West Bank settlement were arrested Sunday in connection with a recent firebombing of a Palestinian taxi, Israeli police said, adding fuel to a debate in Israel about ethnic prejudice among youths.
The High Court rejected on Wednesday an appeal filed on behalf of seven Muslim women from Gaza, who asked to be allowed to pray at the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount. The appeal noted that the IDF currently allows Christian women
In the year since 400,000 people filled Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard last summer, setting off a national protest movement, Mr. Silman, 57, became a fixture of demonstrations. His self-immolation stunned but also galvanized the
We may never know with complete certainty whether the still unexplained health crisis that suddenly did in Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was due to natural or unnatural causes.