Tag: Gaza Strip

Israeli Voters May Like Netanyahu’s Promises, but Don’t Necessarily Believe Them

JERUSALEM — Shlomo Zadik, 70, a onetime pioneer in a Jordan Valley settlement, said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had won his vote with his pre-election vow on Tuesday to annex the strategic area. “Netanyahu touched last night on an issue that has been important to me for a long time,” the Jerusalem pensioner said. […]

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Deadly Explosions Target Hamas Police Checkpoints in Gaza

GAZA — Two explosions that ripped through Hamas police checkpoints in Gaza City late Tuesday killed three police officers and wounded three civilians, security officials said on Wednesday, in an uncommon attack believed to have been carried by forces from within the territory. Hamas, the Islamist militant group that governs Gaza, has been mostly engaged […]

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Israeli Military Kills 4 Armed Palestinian Militants at Gaza Border

JERUSALEM — Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinian militants near the Gaza border fence after one tossed a hand grenade at Israeli troops on Saturday, the military said. The men were armed with assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and other hand grenades, the Israeli military said on Twitter. The Israeli military posted images of the […]

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What’s Wrong With Palestinian Surrender?

The “economic workshop” in Bahrain this week, a summit of business leaders and political figures, is the first step in the rollout of the Trump administration’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. However, because the plan offers a new approach, many on the Palestinian side, including President Mahmoud Abbas and the chief Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, say […]

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