Israel and Palestine
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?
Day 19: Israel extends humanitarian ceasefire another 24 hours (LIVE BLOG)
As more bodies are pulled from the rubble, it's clear that the Palestinian death toll has well surpassed 1,000.
40 Palestinians killed in Israeli attack on Gaza district
Making Sunday the bloodiest day since Israel launched its ground offensive.
The Israeli radio station that chases rockets
Radio of the South is full of quirky characters, and has become the must-listen station in Israel for the current conflict.
Day 13: Deadliest day of Israeli operations (LIVE BLOG)
13 Israeli soldiers and 100 Palestinians killed Sunday, bringing total death toll over 400 after two weeks of fighting.
This is what the Israeli army wants you to believe about its current conflict with Hamas
Hamas and the Israel Defense Forces are savvy social media operators. Here's a look at @IDFSpokesperson, the official Twitter account for the IDF.
This is what Hamas wants you to believe about its current conflict with Israel
Hamas and the Israel Defense Forces are savvy social media operators. Here's a look at @qassamfeed, the official Twitter account for the military arm of Hamas.
These West Bank residents got bombed. They're very happy about it
The psychology of the Palestinian cause may seem strange from the outside, but it makes perfect sense to those who inhabit this reality.
Day 8: Hope for ceasefire fades as Israel and Hamas resume strikes (LIVE BLOG)
The death toll is now more than 190.
Watch Israel's 'knock on roof' policy in action (VIDEO)
Israel fires a smaller mortar at the roof of a building before leveling it.
Bombs make ghost towns out of southern Israel
Ashkelon, an Israeli seaside town, became the focus of Gazan attacks on Sunday after a relatively quiet weekend.
23 bomb shelter selfies that will make you rethink the conflict in Israel and Palestine
From the looks of these pics, taking refuge in a bomb shelter in Israel isn't the grim affair one might imagine.
In Jerusalem, one murder shattered a whole community's way of life
As Hamas and Israel trade fire, the family of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, kidnapped and burned alive, is still mourning. And the neighborhood, still bearing the scars of riots, is reeling.