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Smoke rises in Egypt's North Sinai as seen from the border of southern Gaza Strip with Egypt July 1

Israeli sources: Hamas tied to group in Sinai attack

Ties between ISIS-affiliated Wilayat Sinai group and Hamas’ military wing are the main reason for Egypt’s anger at Hamas, Israeli officials tell Haaretz.

A Palestinian detainee.

Number of Palestinian prisoners up 26% since 2011

Figure released at Knesset meeting as government backs request to ban security detainees from making phone calls to families.

A boy sits in the ruins of his family's house in Shujaiyeh, Gaza, September 24, 2014.

Israel and its moderate Sunni neighbors can save Gaza

If Israel brings on board Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Gulf emirates, it can launch massive construction projects on the road to a realistic peace.

El Al flight attendants are voting with their feet (illustrative).

El Al flight attendants kick off high heels

Many seem to be quietly ignoring the company’s new footwear directive and choosing their health and safety over appearance. Good for them.