The situation in Gaza is open-ended, with only the Israelis knowing when they will have achieved their objectives and end their ground invasion. But, regardless, the current situation presents the best opportunity in years for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to assert himself.
Benjamin Netanyahu warned Israelis on Monday that a protracted campaign is coming in Gaza. But that doesn't mean he's likely to heed calls from the Israeli right to move permanently back into the Gaza Strip
The leaders of Hamas know they can't defeat Israel militarily — but that's not their goal. The Islamic militant group appears to be moving away from governing the Gaza Strip and getting back to the its roots: active "resistance" against Israel.
Children make up a big part of the population in places like Syria and Gaza, where hundreds have been killed in the fighting so far. For many of them, they have barely known a life without death or conflict.
In the last decade, Tel Aviv has been spared much of the rockets and sirens that are common for Israelis in the south and north. It escaped the worst violence of the second intifada last decade as well. But in recent days the bubble has been challenged by Hamas’ upgraded arsenal.
It's been almost a year since the Palestinian militant group Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip, and The World's Quil Lawrence reports on what life's been like for some of the one and half million people living in Gaza.
Hillary Clinton promised U.S. support for rebuilding Gaza today, pledging $ 900 million in aid. But it's not clear how the U.S. will deliver this aid with Hamas in power and an Israeli blockade still in effect.