- Syrian insurgent gains expose Assad weaknesses Updated: Apr-29-15 1:58 am
BEIRUT - In the span of a month, Syrian insurgents have routed government forces across the country's northwest, flushing them out of strongholds in a string of embarrassing defeats for President Bashar Assad.
- West Bank universities call off elections Updated: Apr-28-15 2:07 pm
- Hamas wins student council vote at top West Bank university Updated: Apr-23-15 9:34 am
- Hamas consolidates its grip on Gaza as reconstruction stalls Updated: Apr-14-15 11:08 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas remains entrenched despite expectations that it cede some of its power to West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.