IDF sets Gaza terrorists ‘back by years’

Palestinian Islamists kept up cross-border rocket fire today, with no firm sign of any imminent ceasefire despite international calls to end Gaza’s conflict with Israel. The Hamas-controlled territory has indiscriminately…

Hamas Wants to Be Crowned the Guardian of Jerusalem

— By Col. (res.) Grisha Yakubovich The current major escalation between Israel and Hamas is a result of the terror organization’s long-term strategic vision aimed at ultimately crowning it as…

Palestinians call off elections

As expected, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ‘postponed’ 22 May parliamentary elections amid internal divisions among his Fatah party and a dispute with Israel over voting by Arab residents in east…

Israel blamed for PA election delay

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is widely expected to imminently announce cancellation of the first elections in 15 years, amid infighting in his Fatah party and a dispute over voting in…

Mashaal elected as int’l Hamas head

Former Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal has been elected as the next head of the Palestinian Islamist group’s office abroad, announced a spokesman. The 64-year-old Mashaal was chief of the Hamas…

Israel works on gas pipeline to Gaza

Frequent power shortages experienced in the Gaza Strip may soon be rendered to the past, if a project on a gas line to the Palestinian enclave in which Israel is…

Gaza to scale back protests against Israel

Gaza leaders have announced that protests along the separation border with Israel will no longer be called on a weekly basis, but instead convened on dates with significance to the…

Survey: Palestinians mistrust and resent their leaders

In the wake of this week’s nationwide democratic elections in Israel, a new public-opinion survey revealed deep mistrust and resentment among Palestinians toward their own leadership. The poll conducted by…