Middle East

When terrorists have drones

A very small airplane rose over the Gaza Strip last week. It entered Israeli airspace and sped towards the coastal city of Ashdod. Then a Patriot missile blew it up.

Hamas gambles on war to stave off Gaza woes

Hamas gambles on war to stave off Gaza woes

GAZA CITY — When war between Israel and Hamas broke out two weeks ago, the Palestinian militant group was so hamstrung, politically, economically and diplomatically, that its...

Israel ‘may be involved in war crimes’

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said yesterday there was ‘a strong possibility’ that Israel was committing war crimes in Gaza, where 645 Palestinians have died...

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

GAZA CITY — Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighbourhood as Israel...

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