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The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.  GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: After Gaza War, Hamas Gathers Support Of 61 Percent Of Palestinians

The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.

09/02/2014

A Palestinian woman carries some of her family's belonging on her head as she leaves a UN school where she and her family sought refuge from the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Jabalia, on Aug. 11, 2014, hours after a ceasefire was announced between Israel and Hamas. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Officials: We Have Accepted Egypt’s Latest Offer For Truce

Israel said a new cease-fire with the militant Hamas group was holding in the Gaza Strip Monday morning, a day after the two sides agreed to resume talks in Cairo.

08/11/2014

Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 8, 2014. (credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel-Hamas War Resumes As 3-Day Truce Expires

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.

08/08/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu Asks US Lawmakers To ‘Help Israel Avoid War Crimes Charges’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging U.S. lawmakers to protect his country from Palestinian claims that Israel engaged in “war crimes” during recent Gaza fighting that left nearly 1,900 Palestinians dead – many of whom were reportedly civilians.

08/07/2014

President Barack Obama addresses a press conference at the end of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 6, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Gaza Cannot ‘Remain Closed Off From The World’

JERUSALEM (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister warned Thursday that Israel will respond if Hamas resumes fire after a temporary truce expires in the Gaza Strip. The statement, along with Hamas’ earlier threats, signals […]

08/07/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to the media at the Pottawattamie County Republican headquarters on Aug. 4, 2014 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: I Never Proposed Cutting Off US Aid to Israel

Campaigning this week in Iowa, Republican Sen. Rand Paul said he’d never proposed cutting off U.S. aid payments to Israel.

08/06/2014

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega waves as he arrives for the opening of the Petrocaribe Summit, in Caracas, on May 5, 2013. (credit: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Nicaraguan President: Netanyahu Is ‘Possessed By The Devil’

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega believes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is possessed by the devil.

08/05/2014

Palestinian fishermen inspect of the damage at their warehouse in the port of Gaza City on August 5, 2014. (credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Ambassador: White House Does ‘Not Know The Facts’ About Deadly Shelling Near UN School In Gaza

A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at least three days and end nearly a month of fighting went into effect in the Gaza Strip Tuesday.

08/05/2014

The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.  GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Leader: Gaza Fight Against Israel ‘Just Like’ American Revolution, French Nazi Resistance

Hamas’ political leader, Khaled Meshaal, compared the Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation in Gaza to that of the American Revolution against the British, and French resistance to the Nazis.

08/04/2014

Palestinian onlookers and motorists pause to inspect an Israeli army bomb laying unexploded on the road that links northern and southern Gaza, in Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, after at least eight people, including three children, where killed overnight, on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: 3,000 Members Of Hamas’ Elite Fighting Forces Prepared To Carry Out Suicide Attacks Against Israelis

A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers, but was almost immediately marred by reports of rockets from Gaza and the deaths of four Palestinians from alleged Israeli tank fire.

08/01/2014

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