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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

Palestinians stand behind burning tires during clashes with Israeli security forces following traditional Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem on July 25, 2014. (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Violent Protests Erupt As Palestinian Authority Officials Call For ‘Day Of Rage’

Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant group Islamic Jihad and two of his sons, while ground troops and Hamas gunmen fought intense battles in the north and center of the territory, Palestinian officials said.

07/25/2014

Israel's prime minister is accusing the international community of being too soft toward the Palestinians. (Photo by GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)

Netanyahu: International Community Too Soft On Palestinians

Israel’s prime minister is accusing the international community of being too soft toward the Palestinians.

11/10/2013

Iran's state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear program will be held in New York. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians Agree To Peace Talks If Kerry Will Discuss ’67 Border Disputes

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed to resume peace talks with Israel only after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave him a letter guaranteeing that the basis of the negotiations will be Israel’s pre-1967 borders, two senior Palestinian officials said Saturday.

07/20/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to continue his push for an outline for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. (Photo by Thaer Ganaim/PPO via Getty Images)

Violence, Massive Protests Worsen In West Bank Ahead Of Secretary Kerry Peace Talks

The violence comes ahead of a visit to the region this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who hopes to find a formula for restarting peace negotiations in the coming months. President Barack Obama has decided to make a new attempt to revive talks after largely ignoring the Israel-Palestinian issue during his first term.

04/04/2013

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Palestinians Deserve A State Of Their Own’

President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel.

03/21/2013

When President Barack Obama steps into the Middle East's political cauldron this coming week, he won't be seeking any grand resolution for the region's vexing problems. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Not Expecting Grand Resolutions From Visit To Turbulent Middle East

When President Barack Obama steps into the Middle East’s political cauldron this coming week, he won’t be seeking any grand resolution for the region’s vexing problems.

03/16/2013

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks stands on the frontline on March 11, 2011 near Ras Lanuf, Libya. Hicks carried Shadid to Turkey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Former Washington Post Reporter Anthony Shadid Dies On Assignment In Syria

New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad under “shock and awe” bombing to Libya wracked by civil war, died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria while reporting on the uprising against its president.

02/17/2012

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