Aug 27 2014 - 10:35am The U.S.-Israel Relationship Arrives at a Moment of Reckoning
August 27, 2014

An exclusive talk with former U.S. Special Envoy Martin Indyk on Israel’s new allies, the Gaza blowup, and why Washington shrugged when the peace process collapsed.

Aug 27 2014 - 10:32am What's in the Gaza peace deal?
August 27, 2014

Israel and the Palestinians agreed to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Gaza after 50 days of combat in which more than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, 64 Israeli soldiers and six civilians in Israel were killed.

Aug 26 2014 - 3:53pm ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement
August 26, 2014

The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) welcomes today's announcement of a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinians.

Aug 26 2014 - 2:08pm Hamas and Israel Agree to Extended Gaza Cease-Fire
August 26, 2014

Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday reached a long-term cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting, according to officials on both sides.

Aug 26 2014 - 11:14am Hamas official: Cease-fire reached with Israel
August 26, 2014

A senior Hamas official says a cease-fire has been reached with Israel to end a seven-week war that has killed more than 2,000 people.

Aug 26 2014 - 11:11am Abbas Is Seen as Ready to Seek Pact on His Own
August 26, 2014

With no clear resolution in sight to the battle between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority, who has been largely sidelined as his popularity sank during the conflict, is making a new play to cast himself as the leader of all Palestinians.

Aug 26 2014 - 10:57am Rebuilding Gaza
August 26, 2014

The extent of destruction in Gaza is yet to be determined, but it will clearly require a massive rehabilitation and reconstruction program. The question is not whether such an effort will be undertaken, but who will lead it, and what its political impact will be.

Aug 25 2014 - 11:04am Indispensable but Elusive: Palestinian National Reunification
August 25, 2014

With the latest round of Israel-Hamas hostilities giving way to a tense truce and cease-fire negotiations in Cairo, the Palestinian national-unity agreement has suddenly, and unexpectedly, become central to the thinking of all major players.

Aug 25 2014 - 11:03am Palestinian official: Egypt proposes new Gaza ceasefire
August 25, 2014

Egyptian mediators have proposed a new ceasefire in Gaza that would open the blockaded enclave's crossings and allow in aid and reconstruction materials, a senior Palestinian official said on Monday.

Aug 25 2014 - 11:01am Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored
August 25, 2014

Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on Monday despite claims of new cease-fire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal strip were fleeing their homes following a deadly mortar attack over the weekend.


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