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Israeli Occupation Forces witness new wave of defections over rights abuses

Israeli Occupation Forces witness new wave of defections over rights abuses

Forty-three reservists and former members of Israel's elite army intelligence unit have announced in a letter published on Friday that they will refuse to serve in the military.

Losing the plot: Israeli premier facing new Gaza reality

Losing the plot: Israeli premier facing new Gaza reality

Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly -- his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.

Opinion: Israel's stance on Palestine is not even supported by all Jews

Opinion: Israel

No one report or letter can cover all the issues between the Israelis and Palestinians which reach back much further than the latest conflict.

Livni and Lapid should back Palestinian unity government

Livni and Lapid should back Palestinian unity government

In the spring of 2011, just a day after Hamas and Fatah made one of their announcements that they would be establishing a National Unity government

Time for Obama to justify his Nobel Peace Prize

Time for Obama to justify his Nobel Peace Prize

Operation Protective Edge will go down in the annals of the Arab-Israeli conflict as the first crisis in the 21st century in which there was almost no American involvement.

Despite ongoing rocket fire, Israel was right to leave Gaza

Despite ongoing rocket fire, Israel was right to leave Gaza

Op-ed: Southern residents' disappointment is understandable, but it's too early to point an accusing finger at Netanyahu, Ya'alon and Gantz

Hamas had the final word in Gaza op

Hamas had the final word in Gaza op

Analysis: Forget about demilitarizing Gaza and disarming Hamas. Things will remain unchanged until the next round.

In some wars, both sides lose

In some wars, both sides lose

Analysis: Despite its huge military advantage, advanced intelligence and remarkable protection means, it may be difficult for the IDF to subdue several thousand terror fighters.

Netanyahu's brave decision

Netanyahu

Analysis: Prime minister knows that ending the war in Gaza in a unilateral withdrawal marks the beginning of a new war at home, against his own political camp.

Israel should engage international community to forge peaceful future

Israel should engage international community to forge peaceful future

Current Gaza op gives Israel a chance to invest in long-term peace, but first the right must abandon the mindset of Israel vs. the world.