Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
The recent rapprochement between Fatah and Hamas may be a blessing. It exposes the fatal flaw at the heart of the peace process: the West’s fantasy of Palestinian moderation.
After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?
The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation
Foreign ministry suggests Israel work jiu-jitsu on reconciliation
Plus, trouble at the Tomb, the Richard Jacobs kerfuffle, and more in the news
This is the new peace partner?
ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine
This week in Israel: Fatah and Hamas come to an agreement, Palestinian police kill an Israeli worshiper in the West Bank, and the royal wedding raises flags in Modi’in
Will reconciliation doom or help the statehood cause?
Plus Oren stands up for Israel, and more in the news
Out of the blue attack likely meant to provoke, distract
Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.
Plus another Marty Peretz profile, and more
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
Plus Egypt and Israel cooperate to kill terrorist, and more in the news
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
Plus Kagan passes, Shylock schemes, and more in the news
Plus Abbas is told to keep talks indirect, and more in the news
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more
Did Mossad kill Hamas’s main weapons man?
Plus Firth plays Stern, Ayalon goes after J Street, and more
Points to shoddy animation (and horrifying anti-Semitism)
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January