August 10, 2006 9:00am
The Israeli-Arab violence that occurred over the weekend is the deadliest since the Palestinians declared a cease-fire five weeks ago. The attacks along Israelï¿½s northern border with Lebanon raised the specter of a second front in Israelï¿½s war against
July 13, 2006 9:00am
Hezbollah’s evolution from its creation after Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon to its current role in provoking a major military confrontation underscores how far the group has come and how it continues to be a force with which Israel must contend.
March 1, 2006 10:00am
Following its surprise victory in Palestinian legislative elections, Hamas must form a government. What kind of parties and individuals are they courting, and will the U.S.-labeled terrorist group succeed?
January 30, 2006 10:00am
Who’s who in Hamas? A look at the Islamic movement’s top leaders
January 10, 2006 10:00am
Even the Palestinian Kassam rocket launchers took time out when Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was hospitalized: Either they were preparing for the Muslim holiday of Id al-Adha, or they were saying, let’s wait and see.
January 3, 2006 10:00am
With the Palestinian territories descending into lawlessness and chaos, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas appears paralyzed, unwilling or unable to prevent terrorist groups and armed gangs from taking over the streets.
December 28, 2005 10:00am
As much time as it spends preparing for terrorism or the threat of Iranian nuclear weapons, experts say Israel is unprepared for something potentially more lethal — natural disaster.
November 29, 2005 10:00am
Many expected Hezbollah’s entry into politics to moderate the terrorist group — but instead, it appears to be seeking confrontation with Israel as it feels its power slipping.
November 23, 2005 10:00am
A year after Yasser Arafat’s death, Palestinians are developing a new myth around their historic leader. Arafat did not die from natural causes but was murdered, most likely by Israel, they argue, although there’s no evidence to support this.
November 9, 2005 10:00am
It may not qualify as a miracle, but the discovery of what may be the oldest church in the world could bring Israel a bonanza of Christian tourists.