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Israeli soldiers near the border fence with the Gaza Strip, Jan. 14, 2024. Photo by Chaim Goldberg/Flash90.

The buffer zone taking shape in Gaza

The Israeli Cabinet hasn’t issued an official directive to the military to create a buffer zone in Gaza yet, but de facto, on the ground, one appears to be taking shape anyway. Only the prime...
Families of Israelis held hostage by Hamas in the Gaza Strip protest outside the Israeli Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Oct. 14, 2023. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Qatar: Hamas gives initial approval for hostages-for-ceasefire deal

Qatar has received an "initial positive confirmation" from the Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza in response to its most recent hostages-for-ceasefire proposal, Doha's Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday night, according to Al Jazeera. "Israel agreed to...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Amman, Jordan, Oct. 13, 2023. Photo by Chuck Kennedy/U.S. State Department.

As ceasefire deal takes shape, Abbas lays ground for return to Gaza

An Israel-Hamas ceasefire in Gaza will take place in three stages over several weeks, sources in the Palestinian Authority and Fatah claim. Parallel to this, Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas is said to be preparing certain reforms under U.S....
Mohammed Shtayyeh (left) accepts the position of prime minister of the Palestinian Authority and the duty to appoint a new government from P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas. Shtayyeh took office on April 14, 2019. Credit: JCPA.

Amid US pressure, PA announces administrative reforms

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced a series of administrative reforms on Monday aimed at reducing widespread corruption and improving ties with the United States. "Today we announce the launch of the new phase...
Hamas terrorists celebrating the anniversary of kidnapping the body of Israeli soldier Shaul Aron in 2014, July 20, 2022. Photo by Anas-Mohammed/Shutterstock.

Terrorgram: More evidence of UNRWA support for Hamas

A UN Watch report released this week further bolsters the assertions of UNRWA's critics that the Palestinian aid agency, rife with terrorism supporters, is beyond repair. UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, has...
The leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar hosts a meeting with members of Palestinian factions in Gaza City, on April 13, 2022. Photo by Attia Muhammed/Flash90.

Secret document details Hamas psychological warfare

Israeli forces in Gaza recently found a secret document written by a senior Hamas official detailing the terrorist group's psychological warfare strategy against the Israeli public, Channel 12 reported on Monday. Furthermore, the document was discovered at...
An Israeli flag draped over a sign in Tehran that reads: "Thank you, Mossad." Source: Twitter.

Iran executes four on charges of spying for Israel’s Mossad

Iran executed four men on Monday who were convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad, according to Agence France-Presse, citing the Iranian judiciary's online portal. “The death sentence of four members of a group affiliated with the...
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah, the southern Gaza Strip, July 26, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

UNRWA staff took part in Be’eri massacre, kidnapping

Israeli intelligence material handed to the United States reveals the extent of United Nations Relief and Works Agency staff participation in the Oct. 7, 2023, massacre. The New York Times on Sunday published details regarding the involvement...
Refugees from Kibbutz Kfar Aza in Kibbutz Shefayim in central Israel, Dec, 24, 2023. Photo by Michael Giladi/Flash90.

As the war presses on, Israeli evacuees in no hurry to return

One hundred and fourteen days into Israel's war against Hamas, rocket sirens continue to sound in evacuated southern Israel towns as fierce fighting continues in Hamas's southern Gaza stronghold of Khan Younis. While some of...
Bassem Naim, the head of Hamas's Political and International Relations speaks with Sky News on Oct. 9, 2023. Source: Screenshot.

Hamas official: Oct. 7 was a scaled-down model of final war of liberation

On Jan. 16, 2024, 100 days after Hamas' Oct. 7 terror attack, Bassem Na'im, a member of the terror group's political bureau and formerly a health minister in the Hamas government, published an article...