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Gaza war strengthens Palestinian unity
Rival Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip have united in celebration of the end of the war, but will it last?
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 10:17 GMT
Abbas urges resumption of talks with Israel
Palestinian president backs Cairo-mediated talks to avoid more "casualties and sacrifices" amid new air strikes on Gaza.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:52 GMT
Hollowing out the state in the Middle East
Proxy games in the Middle East threaten the very core of the state and its future.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 13:04 GMT
Hamas leader: 'Israelis are playing games'
Senior Hamas leader Osama Hamdan says that any ceasefire with Israel must include lifting the siege on Gaza.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 11:36 GMT
Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths
Kerry in Cairo for second time to broker deal as new Israeli bombardment kills at least 30 Palestinians.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 12:40 GMT
Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade ends
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire unless Israel ends its eight-year blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 05:31 GMT
Kerry urges Hamas to accept Gaza truce offer
US secretary of state backs Egyptian plan as Israel says world must hold Hamas accountable for rejecting earlier offers.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2014 08:51 GMT
Israel pummels Gaza amid new truce bid
Israeli air strikes and shelling rain down across the besieged coastal enclave as US and UN seek to broker a ceasefire.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 05:18 GMT
Israel re-arrests dozens freed in Shalit deal
Massive operation in West Bank winds down, but Netanyahu will pursue long jail terms and punitive home demolitions.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 16:22 GMT
Hamas re-elects Khaled Meshaal as leader
Election for head of Palestinian faction backed by regional powers Qatar, Egypt and Turkey took place in Cairo.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 21:16 GMT
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