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Stories with organization: Hamas
  • Chronology of violence between Palestinians and Israel 
    Updated: Oct-13-15 4:24 pm

    JERUSALEM - A rash of Palestinian stabbing attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers in recent weeks has killed eight Israelis and at least 29 Palestinians. The unrest began a month ago, when Palestinians repeatedly barricaded themselves inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, hurling stones and firebombs at police. Tensions were fueled by Palestinian allegations that Israel plans to change the delicate arrangement at the hilltop compound, sacred to both Muslims and Jews. Israel has adamantly denied the allegations and accused Palestinian leaders of inciting the violence and spreading lies over the shrines. Violence was initially confined to east Jerusalem and the West Bank - territories Israel captured from Jordan in the 1967 war and claimed by the Palestinians for a future state - but later spread to Israeli cities in the form of deadly stabbing attacks.

  • The Latest: Israeli Jew stabs another in failed revenge plot story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-13-15 8:18 am

    JERUSALEM - The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):

  • New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest story has photos
    Updated: Oct-06-15 6:26 pm

    SURDA, West Bank - A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.

  • Q&A: Abbas warning to Israel blunted by lack of specifics story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 4:07 pm

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - President Mahmoud Abbas seemingly made good on his threat to drop a "bombshell" in Wednesday's speech to the U.N. General Assembly when he declared that the Palestinians cannot continue to be bound by 20-year-old security and economic agreements with Israel.

  • Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 7:53 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a "bombshell" in a speech to the United Nations this week - prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies.

  • UN envoy says Gaza reconstruction speeding up 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 11:51 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The United Nations' Mideast envoy on Thursday gave a rare upbeat assessment in the Gaza Strip, saying that reconstruction from last year's war between Israel and Hamas militants is speeding up.