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Top Hamas Articles

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  • Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed [Letter]

    Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed [Letter]
    I appreciate your editorial view that to end the fighting in Gaza "Hamas must agree to give up its rockets, Israel must lift its blockade, and the international community must rebuild Gaza" ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). If Baltimore were being...
  • Hamas is not interested in peace [Letter]

    Hamas is not interested in peace [Letter]
    Your recent editorial on the conflict in Gaza is at best naive and misinformed ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). The blockade of Gaza exists for security reasons only. Hamas is dedicated to the destruction of Israel and does not care about the...
  • Hamas is indifferent to the death and destruction in Gaza [Letter]

    Hamas is indifferent to the death and destruction in Gaza [Letter]
    David Zurawik's article about news coverage of the war in Gaza points out how quickly public opinion has turned against Israel ("Gripping, heartrending Gaza images lead to shift in PR war," July 25). However, images and perceptions can mask reality....
  • Hamas can't be trusted, only defeated [Letter]

    Hamas can't be trusted, only defeated [Letter]
    The Palestinians are certainly the biggest liars and hypocrites in the world ("The way forward in Gaza," July 25). On the one hand they claim they have no idea why Israel is attacking them, yet they have fired thousands of rockets into Israel and have...
  • Israel's unjust war [Commentary]

    Israel's unjust war [Commentary]
    Today's talking heads regularly parrot the line that Israel has the right to defend itself, as if the Palestinians occupy Israel and are dominating it with the best military in the world. Then, the undeniable implication, Israel's incursions and...
  • Hamas' unjust war [Commentary]

    Hamas' unjust war [Commentary]
    During the past few weeks, the world has witnessed the deadly cycle of violence between Palestinians and Israelis erupt once more into full-fledged conflagration. What began with the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers quickly escalated...
  • Hamas only understands strength [Letter]

    Hamas only understands strength [Letter]
    It is obvious that letter writer Bruce Knauff does not understand the Middle East and how it works ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). He probably has never been outside of Maryland. In that part of the world the man with the biggest gun is...
  • Baltimore native-turned-Israel Defense Forces volunteer wounded in Gaza

    Baltimore native-turned-Israel Defense Forces volunteer wounded in Gaza
    A local high school graduate who joined the Israel Defense Forces last year has been wounded in Gaza, his father said Monday. Jordan Low, a 19-year-old sharpshooter in Israel's Golani Brigade, was one of 15 soldiers investigating what they believed...
  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • A dangerous turning point in Israel [Editorial]

    A dangerous turning point in Israel  [Editorial]
    As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
  • After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas

    After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Monday with the teenager who allegedly was beaten by Israeli police last week, and Jewish leaders in Baltimore condemned the alleged abduction and killing of his cousin by several Israelis. In Israel, meanwhile,...
  • Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]

    Pain of grieving parents is the same for Israelis and Palestinians — and should be reported that way [Letter]
    How wonderful that the Arab-American boy beaten by Israeli police can return to his mother's arms and have columnist Susan Reimer report it on your front page ("Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says," July 6). Alas,...