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Douglas Hamilton

Douglas Hamilton

    Deep Read: Gaza crisis rooted in crossed red lines
    Deep Read: Gaza crisis rooted in crossed red lines
    Gaza's Hamas movement wanted a showdown with Israel because its leaders are high on something called the Arab Spring and competing to become...
    Out of Israel, back to Africa
    Out of Israel, back to Africa
    Israeli immigration officials rounded up hundreds for departure flights due to begin at the weekend.
    Israel 'rounds up' African migrants
    Israel 'rounds up' African migrants
    Israel Radio reported that dozens of Africans, mainly from South Sudan, had already been detained in the Red Sea resort of Eilat, including mothers...
    Wildfire engulfs hills above Haifa, killing dozens
    Wildfire engulfs hills above Haifa, killing dozens
    A major forest fire killed at least 40 people in northern Israel on Thursday, including prison guard cadets trapped in a bus while heading to...
    Israel, Palestinians cautious on peace-talk invite
    Israel, Palestinians cautious on peace-talk invite
    Israel and the Palestinians were waiting on Friday to study the wording of a statement from Washington inviting them to start direct talks on a...
    Abbas on the ropes as Palestinians vent anger
    Abbas on the ropes as Palestinians vent anger
    President Mahmoud Abbas faced a wave of anger on Wednesday from Palestinians who accuse him of selling out the national cause in favour of Israel...
    Fatah rows cast cruel light on Palestinian split
    Fatah rows cast cruel light on Palestinian split
    The first congress in 20 years of the dominant Palestinian party that would seal a future peace pact with Israel was in danger on Friday of...
    Gaza war lacked restraint, some Israeli troops say
    Gaza war lacked restraint, some Israeli troops say
    Israel rejects charges by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and UN agencies that its January invasion of the Gaza Strip inflicted civilian...
    Kosovo recognition deals blow to Serbia
    Kosovo recognition deals blow to Serbia
    Serbia's neighbours in Croatia, Hungary and Bulgaria dealt a blow to the Serb campaign to overturn Kosovo's month-old independence on Wednesday by...
    Main EU states recognise Kosovo
    Main EU states recognise Kosovo
    Europe's biggest states recognised the independence of Kosovo on Monday, ending hours of suspense after Prime Minister Hashim Thaci assured his new...