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White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner speaks at opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Trump Administration Seeks to Withhold Millions in Aid to Palestinians

Kushner hopes cuts will pressure Palestinians to accept a U.S. peace plan.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Israel, on May 22, 2017. (Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images)

Kushner’s Peace Plan Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

The last thing Israelis and Palestinians need now is another failed blueprint. Stabilizing Gaza is more important.

A Palestinian boy holding his national flag looks at clashes with Israeli security forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel east of Gaza City on May 14, as Palestinians protest over the inauguration of the US embassy following its controversial move to Jerusalem. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Gazans Are Protesting Their Economy, Not Israel’s Existence

The most important motive for the “Great March of Return” has been anger at Gaza's terrible conditions for daily life.

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in the sky above Old Bethpage, New York, on Aug. 30, 2015.  (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Drones Don’t Wear Uniforms. They Should.

Israel’s use of consumer drones against protesters heralds a dangerous, lawless age of conflict.

The body of Jamal Affana, 15, is brought through a Rafa alleyway in the Gaza Strip on May 13 after he succumbed to a gunshot wound. Affana was killed by an Israeli sniper while participating in demonstrations.

Don’t Blame Hamas for the Gaza Bloodshed

Israel has a right to defend its borders, but shooting unarmed protesters who haven’t breached its frontier is disproportionate and illegal.

Palestinians in Gaza on April 5, 2018. (SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

The Nonviolent Violence of Hamas

The unarmed protests at the Gaza-Israel border are a desperate bid to provoke a crisis.

A Palestinian woman takes a picture of a member of the Israeli security forces as he takes her picture in a street in Jerusalem on December 16, 2017.

For Whom the Cell Trolls

A new book argues that modern wars will be won with phones and laptops rather than tanks.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem on Nov. 18, 2014. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

Bibi Is Burning Down the House

Faced with legal threats, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t hesitate to sow doubt, chaos, and confusion in order to remain in power.

Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad (right) and Saleh al-Aruri (left) of Hamas shake hands after signing a reconciliation deal in Cairo on Oct. 12. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

Can Anyone End the Palestinian Civil War?

A new agreement aims to mend the rift between Fatah and Hamas — but the wounds may run too deep.

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Israeli Minister Plans a Floating Island Off the Coast of Gaza

Why build a seaport in Gaza when you could build a brand new island? Security, that’s why.

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Hamas Is Ready for War with Israel

The Gaza Strip may still lie in rubble, but Hamas operatives are convinced that they are ready for another battle.

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It’s the Scariest Halloween Costume a Palestinian Might Imagine

American retailers are selling an Israel Defense Forces costume for Halloween.

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Fact-Checking Hamas’s Claim That It Captured an Israeli Spy Dolphin

The report is the latest in a series of conspiratorial claims that Israel has used animals as weapons of war.

A Palestinian girl walks on the rubble strewn cieling of her family's home after she and other members of her family returned to their partially destroyed house early on August 27, 2014 in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood which was one of the hardest hit by the fighting. The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.  AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT        (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

The Humanitarian’s Dilemma

As the humanitarian crisis deepens for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, we at Doctors Without Borders are trying to heal their wounds without enabling the occupation.

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U.N.: Israeli ‘Roof-Knocks’ Did Not Provide Effective Warning to Gaza Civilians

Israeli officials argue the novel warning strikes were aimed at mitigating civilian casualties during last year's Gaza war.

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Writing From a War Zone Doesn’t Make You Anne Frank

The 15-year-old diarist was a singular talent. Let’s stop pretending every young woman tweeting her life under fire is doing the same.

A car drives, on a road used by Palestinians from the adjacent Jalazon refugee camp, past the new defensive wall that surrounds the Israeli settlement of Beit El, in the occupied West Bank north of Ramallah on April 7, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI        (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

No Gaza, No Peace

A lasting settlement in the Holy Land is still possible. But Israel must end the siege on Gaza first.

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‘Gaza Is a Tomb’

In the rubble of the Gaza Strip, the militias are once again arming up, training men and women, and preparing for the inevitable war with Israel.

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Amnesty International: Hamas Committed War Crimes During Gaza War

Israel has taken fierce international criticism for its conduct during last year's fighting. A new report says Palestinian militants may have violated international law as well.

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