Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Elected City Council Head In West Bank's Largest City

World | Russ Read
FILE PHOTO: Hamas militants hold weapons as they celebrate the release of Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Bashiti, who served 12 years in an Israeli jail after he was convicted of being a member of Hamas' armed wing, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo

Tayseer Abu Sneineh killed six people before winning the mayorship

Palestinian Authority Official: 'There Are No Innocent Israelis'

Video | Aaron Bandler

‘If tomorrow you shoot, they’ll say you signed an agreement’

Murdered Children Reveal The Heart Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Opinion | Paul Miller

Israel’s neighbors are using the death of her children as an excuse to break out into song and dance.

Congress Should Withhold Funding To The Hamas-Fatah Unity Government

Opinion | Herb London

Given John Kerry’s dithering, the House needs to send a strong message to the administration.

Hamas says rival Fatah men exiled from Gaza can return

World | Reuters

‘What the Palestinian people really want is a genuine end to the division’

Abbas threatens to dissolve the Palestinian Authority - AP

World | Steven Nelson (admin)

The Palestinian President warns he may dissolve self-rule and ask Israel to resume full control of the West Bank if peace talks fail

Moderate Muslims oppose location of mosque -- on religious grounds - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May

Stephen Schwartz, executive director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism, said many Muslims question the placement of the mosque

'Son of Hamas' deportation challenged - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May

Rep. Doug Lamborn is gathering signatures to prevent the deportation of the former spy for Israel to the West Bank

Hamas bulldozing Gaza homes - AFP

World | interns

Huddled in a tent near the mound of rubble that used to be his home, Eissa al-Sidudi says out loud what many Gazans would only mutter in private: Hamas has gone too far

True democracy in Pakistan can prevent extremism

Opinion | Dr. Majjida Ahmed

On April 19, Pakistan’s president signed into law sweeping constitutional reforms that will strip him of many of his powers. It was a bold move aimed at restoring a healthy balance of power and thus strengthen the voice of the people through the elected National Assembly

Iran’s Palestinian uprising

Opinion | Jonathan Schanzer

Violence has spread across both Palestinian territories in recent weeks. A new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, may be under way. If it takes off, Washington’s policymakers must know that it is ultimately Iran that will benefit

Business as usual?

Opinion | Chet Nagle

When the subject of Iran arises, there is a final consideration one hopes Prime Minister Netanyahu will bring up with President Obama tomorrow

Obama's Middle East policy stalls

World | Yarden Gazit

Obama admits his administration overestimated its ability to persuade Israelis and Palestinians to engage in negotiations which run contrary to each side’s domestic politics