Israel and Palestine
Gaza peace talks are nearing the end with no real signs of progress
Hamas seeks the construction of a Gaza sea port and the reopening of an airport destroyed in previous conflicts, as part of any enduring halt to violence.
Hamas says it has deported foreign journalists for reporting on missile launches
The group that runs Gaza says foreign media coverage of this latest conflict with Israel was skewed against the Palestinians.
400,000 children in Gaza need psychological care, UN says
Whether the result of Israeli air strikes or hearing militants firing rockets from their own towns, the psychological trauma for Gaza's young is profound.
Palestinians have some advice for the people of Ferguson, Missouri
They know perhaps better than anyone how to handle what is looking very much like a military occupation.
Blast while dismantling Israeli missile kills 6, including foreign journalist, in Gaza
The Associated Press' Simone Camilli is the first foreign journalist to be killed in more than a month of bloodshed between Israel and Hamas.
Israel and Hamas agree to another Gaza ceasefire
But will it hold long enough for peace talks?
Israel says it won't talk Gaza truce while under fire
And the Palestinian delegation in Cairo says it will leave unless Israeli negotiators come.
Egypt isn't doing much to help Gaza
Cairo has backed away from its relationship with the Palestinians, but the two sides need each other now for any chance of brokering peace between Israel and Gazan leaders.
How did GlobalPost get a pub full of Israelis free beers?
Well, it all began with this story about the conflict with Hamas.
'This is the Holy Land, and there will never be peace here'
In the last ten minutes of legal fighting before the ceasefire on Tuesday, Hamas launched around twenty rockets. One hit a home in the West Bank by accident.
Ceasefire declared as two attacks push Jerusalem to brink of general violence
Monday morning, a man used a bulldozer to flip a bus. In a separate incident elsewhere in the city, a gunman shot an Israeli soldier.
This is how much money the UN still needs to deliver basic aid to Gaza
The UN has requested a total of $390 million in humanitarian aid to respond to the current crisis. It's received less than half that.
Day 29: The 72-hour truce in Israel-Gaza war appears to be holding (LIVE BLOG)
Israeli armor and infantry withdrew from the Gaza Strip ahead of the truce, with a military spokesman saying their main goal of destroying cross-border infiltration tunnels had been completed.
Outlook is bleak in Israel and Gaza, but shifting
Everything you need to know about what's going on in the world's most contentious conflict right now.
10 dead in strike on Gaza school as Israel renews shelling
Meanwhile, truce negotiations in Cairo, without Israeli participation, aren't likely to produce a breakthrough,
Israel withdraws some troops from Gaza
Shelling exchanges continued, but in some areas witnesses reported Israeli tanks pulling back toward the border.
Palestine heads to Egypt for truce negotiations, but not Israel
Israel has accused Hamas of misleading international mediators.
Hamas defends the Gaza ambush blamed for ending ceasefire
The incident triggered Israeli shelling of Rafah that killed 150 Palestinians.
US Congress fails at almost everything before a much-deserved vacation
It's cool. It's not like there are any pressing issues around the world at the moment.
These ladies love the Israel Defense Forces this much
Sacrificing midriff for country.
Israel vs. Hamas: 3 questions with GlobalPost's correspondent in Jerusalem
It's day 24 of the latest eruption of violence between Israel and Hamas. As the world debates it all, what are those on the ground saying?
As world watches in horror, many Israelis still say this is a necessary war
The few residents left in Israel's borderlands say that though the deaths in Gaza are shocking, the threat they themselves face is still real.
This chart shows how many human beings were killed in the last 22 days in Gaza and Israel
The death toll has crossed 1,000. This conflict is just getting more and more grim.
Day 25: Truce breaks in Israel-Gaza war, bloodshed continues (LIVE BLOG)
Israel accuses Hamas of kidnapping another soldier.
Day 20: Netanyahu says Hamas violated its own ceasefire (LIVE BLOG)
More than 1,050 Palestinians and 46 people in Israel have died.
Has Kerry's push for ceasefire come too late?
Following the shelling of a UN school and fatalities during demonstrations in the West Bank, it's not clear whether there's will for compromise either in the halls of power or on the street.
Israel is really not happy about those suspended flights
Authorities say Hamas wins when international carriers stop flying to Ben Gurion.
This is what the war in Gaza looks like from space
Things are so bad on the ground that you can literally see it from outer space.
A little hope never hurt anyone.
Red Cross worker in Gaza: 'The psychological wounds are many'
Q&A: Maria Cecilia Goin describes the mounting difficulties in providing aid to civilians in Gaza.
This Palestinian is making some touching art using photos of airstrike clouds
What do you see when you look at the clouds?