Topic: Hamas

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton gestures as then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (left) and then PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat shake hands after signing the Israeli-PLO peace accord, at the White House, in this 13 September 1993 file picture. Twenty-five years after the late Israeli and Palestinian leaders met on a sun-soaked White House lawn, hopes that their historic encounter would lead to peace have faded along with photographs of their hesitant handshake (photo: Reuters)

Interview with think tank veterans Yossi Alpher and Ghassan Khatib

"The Oslo peace process approach is over"

An elderly protester seen banging on the gate of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) office in Gaza on 31 July 2018 (photo: picture alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Israeli-Palestinian conflict

1

U.S. aid cuts bite in Gaza

Shared strategic interests: Sunni Sultan of Oman Qabus ibn Said meets with Shia Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, August 2013 (photo: mehr)

Geopolitical alliances in the Middle East

1

Religionʹs waning role

Palestinian human rights activist Mahmoud Abu Rahma (photo: Lazar Semeonov/Medico International)

Interview with Palestinian human rights activist Mahmoud Abu Rahma

"We are alive, but we donʹt have a life"

A Palestinian women records events at a protest in Gaza (photo: Getty Images/S. Platt)

Gaza protests

Inescapable vortex of violence

Israeli author Lizzie Doron presents her book "Who the Fuck Is Kafka" during the press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, November 8, 2016 (photo: Imago/CTK Photo)

Israeli author Lizzie Doron on Independence Day

"Israel is facing crucial decisions"

Jasser Murtaja was shot while wearing a press flak jacket (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Palestinian journalists in the Middle East conflict

1

In the crosshairs

A bronze statue of the Greek God Apollo is pictured in Gaza in this September 19, 2013 picture provided by Gaza's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (photo: Reuters)

Gazaʹs cultural heritage

The Palestinians' vanishing legacy

Saudi men walk out of the entrance to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh on 4 March 2013 (Getty Images/AFP/J. Martin)

Qatari foreign relations

The point of no return?

Protests in Tunis against President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (photo: Reuters)

Arab response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Walking a fine line

Palestinian artist and poet Farid Bitar and "Blade of Grass" editor Naomi Foyle (photo: Naomi Foyle)

Interview with Palestinian poet and artist Farid Bitar

1

″I must either be the voice of sanity or justice″

Supporters of a reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah demonstrate in Gaza (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and the humanitarian situation in Gaza

"War is always possible here"

A Palestinian and a Jewish woman join hands during the recent Women Wage Peace march staged across Israel and the Palestinian territories (photo: Reuters/R. Zvulun)

Israeli-Palestinian relations

Entering a new era?

Palestinians don masks of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniya's faces (photo: AP)

Fatah-Hamas rapprochement

Can they keep their cool?

Symbolic Palestinian image: reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Bettina Marx, head of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Ramallah

Hamas' olive branch: ″Palestinians want reconciliation″

Pages