Palestinians Mark the Second Anniversary of Israel's Three-Week Offensive in Gaza
Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum talks to the media at an exhibit to mark the second anniversary of Israel's three-week offensive on the Gaza Strip, on December 29, 2010 in Gaza. Approximately 700 Hamas fighters and more than 500 Palestinian civilians were killed during the offensive that took the lives of 13 Israeli soldiers. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
Some of the proceeds of a multimillion-dollar cigarette smuggling operation may have gone to terrorist groups, New York officials said Thursday.
Assailants abducted seven Egyptian security personnel at gunpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula early Thursday, officials said.
A young man who allegedly assisted "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore has been arrested in Fort Worth, Texas.
Hamas and Fatah have agreed to form a unity government in the Gaza Strip within three months, a senior Hamas official said.
Colton Harris-Moore, who eluded police while on a two-year crime spree, had his day in a Washington state courtroom and was sentenced to three months in jail.
Of the 172 Palestinians killed in last year's Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, at least 87 weren't involved in hostilities, a report found.
Palestinians report growing indications of oil in the occupied West Bank, which Israel may be quietly exploiting.
Israeli airstrikes against Syria appear to be concentrating on hitting the flow of Iranian and Syrian arms to Hezbollah in Lebanon, rather than Assad's regime.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 4, 2013.
A faction fight in Fatah is to blame for recent attacks on the party's leaders in Gaza, the interior ministry said Friday.