Feb 6 2015 - 10:10am Minister: Aid to be distributed to displaced Gazans
February 6, 2015

Around $12 million of aid donations will be distributed to Palestinians displaced by Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip last summer, a Palestinian official said Thursday.

Feb 5 2015 - 10:22am Israel is obligated to investigate its conduct during Gaza war
February 5, 2015

One can argue over the importance of cooperating with international institutions, but there's no disputing that Israelis are entitled to receive a detailed report of the inquiries' results.

Feb 5 2015 - 10:21am UN diplomats: Iraq envoy Nikolay Mladenov to replace Robert Serry as UN Mideast envoy
February 5, 2015

UN diplomats say the Security Council has given a green light to the appointment of Nikolay Mladenov as the UN's top Mideast envoy, replacing Robert Serry.

Feb 5 2015 - 10:20am Israel again withholds tax revenues from Palestinian Authority
February 5, 2015

Israel has for the second month in a row frozen tax revenue that it collects for the Palestinian Authority.

Feb 4 2015 - 10:33am Egypt and Hamas
February 4, 2015

The real problem here isn’t the Al-Qassam Brigades or the court’s decision against it; the problem is Hamas itself, its ideology, and its presence in Gaza. Not only is the group a security risk, its existence and actions are a serious impediment to the Palestinian cause.

Feb 4 2015 - 10:32am Jailed schoolgirl becomes Palestinian symbol
February 4, 2015

A 14-year-old Palestinian schoolgirl jailed by Israel has become a symbol of Palestinian anger over the arrests of children in the occupied territories.

Feb 4 2015 - 10:31am UN Names US Judge to Lead War Crimes Inquiry Into 2014 Gaza Conflict
February 4, 2015

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday picked an American judge serving on an inquiry into possible war crimes in Gaza to lead its work to completion a day after the inquiry’s chairman resigned after Israel accused him of a “blatant conflict of interest.”

Feb 3 2015 - 10:30am Sharing the blame for Gaza’s tragic cycle
February 3, 2015

Even as thousands of Gazan families struggle to survive amid the rubble of last summer’s war with Israel, and children are reported to be dying from exposure, Hamas is once again investing its resources in preparing for another unwinnable battle.

Feb 3 2015 - 10:27am Palestinians to change tack at ICC and ask court to investigate settlement building
February 3, 2015

The Palestinian Authority, which already asked the court to investigate the Gaza operation, took another approach on Monday, indicating that it will also ask the court to look into Israel’s settlement construction.

Feb 3 2015 - 10:26am UN Gaza war inquiry to pursue work despite resignation
February 3, 2015

A United Nations inquiry into possible war crimes in the Gaza conflict will produce its report on time next month despite the resignation of its chairman, officials said on Tuesday, brushing aside a demand from Israel's prime minister to shelve it.

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