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Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the - in the southern village of Khuzaa and in the Zeitoun neighborhood of Gaza City.Khaled Abu Mughasib, a journalist who saw the Zeitoun protest, said...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel withdrew most of its...high-rise office buildings Sunday in downtown Gaza City, police and witnesses said. Al-Kidra...Alhlou in Jerusalem, Ibrahim Barzak in Gaza City, Mohammed Daraghmeh in Ramallah, West...
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Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel and Hamas launched...shells on densely populated areas south of Gaza City. One shell hit an apartment building and...after fleeing the Shijaiyah district of Gaza City, which has seen heavy fighting. He said...
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Hamas cries victory; truce with Israel holds

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas leaders in Gaza declared...Ashraf Diaa, a 38-year-old engineer from Gaza City.Hundreds of masked Hamas fighters, who...Shaath, stood alongside Hamas leaders during Gaza City's victory rally Thursday. Despite the...
Arafat horrified by terror attack; Palestinians celebrate in streets

...their horns and flashed victory signs from their windows. Arafat and his top advisers huddled at his seaside office in Gaza City, watching the events unfold on television. Arafat later emerged to speak to reporters. "We are completely shocked...
TMHS robotics team takes on Alaska in competition

...Ivy Greever, Jordan Cooper, Medora Rorick, Rebecca Hassler, Elizabeth Rumfelt and exchange student Ayah Tafesh from Gaza City, Palestine. With coaches May and Scot Fiscus, as well as mentor Adam Dimmit from Guardian Flight, they took Alaska...
This Day in History

...journalists, Steve Centanni and cameraman Olaf Wiig, were freed by militants nearly two weeks after being kidnapped in Gaza City. The action series "24" won Emmys for best drama series and best actor for Kiefer Sutherland; "The Office" was honored...
This Day in History

...cradle of Christianity, Pope John Paul II knelt and prayed in Bethlehem at the traditional spot of Jesus' birth. In 2004, Hamas spiritual leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, enraging Palestinians.
Israel approves nearly 1,200 more settlement homes

...Molcho, whose brother, lawyer Ian Feinberg, was stabbed to death by Palestinians who broke into a European aid office in Gaza City in 1993.Israelis and Palestinians are to launch talks on Wednesday in Jerusalem, following a preparatory round two...
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Where Democracy becomes a prison

...It wasn't just the fact she spoke in Arabic. It was impossible to understand anything I was seeing in the northern Gaza city of Beit Lahia. I was in Gaza for six days as part of an international delegation organized by Code Pink, a grassroots...


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