Seeking way out of a decimated Gaza, residents increasingly turn to smugglers.
Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.
Hass is also the author of two other books, both of which are compilations of her articles.
The story of a meticulous border inspector and the obedient coordinator of government activities in the territories.
Iran-Hamas relations on the mend as head of Iranian Parliament's Palestine Commission calls Hamas 'front line' of Palestinian resistance against Israel.
Court turns down rights group's appeal to allow father – who Israeli authorities say poses a security risk – to see infant son 'for first and last time.'
Even without tear gas grenades and grabbing Ziad Abu Ein by the throat, the presence of IDF troops in Turmus Aya was an act of violence in itself.
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Declarations on suspending security cooperation were intended first and foremost to rein in the anger within the Fatah movement, and stemmed from internal needs within the Palestinian leadership, official says.
Palestinian official says medical examination shows Ziad Abu Ein died from being struck and inhaling tear gas; Israeli source: He died from a heart attack.
U.S. joins EU, UN in calling for an 'independent' investigation into death of Ziad Abu Ein at West Bank protest; Netanyahu tells PA Israel will probe the incident.
Witnesses say Zaid Abu Ein was hit by Border Police troops; IDF says he died of heart attack, is still investigating the incident.