Whatever Happened to Palestinian Democracy?

Palestine was the earliest and most successful experiment in Arab democracy, long before the advent of the Arab Spring. But with Mahmoud Abbas latching onto power, it's been 12 years since the last nationwide election.

Israel Bombs Gaza After Rockets Fired Over Border

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad, one of the armed groups that operates in Gaza, said it fired the rockets in response to Israel's killing of four Palestinian protesters on Friday near the border.

Which Countries Recognize Palestine?

Israel's Embassy in Bogota responded to the news, asking for the action to be withdrawn, saying: "We ask the Colombian government to reverse the decision made by the previous administration in its last days."

Why Is Trump Cutting Off All Aid To Gaza?

The administration has rightly placed its peace plan on hold until the situation in Gaza is made livable again—and at the same time, it cut of all the American aid. You can't have both.