Shlomi Eldar

A Palestinian boy walks in a tunnel as he takes part in a military exercise graduation ceremony at a summer camp organised by Hamas's armed wing, east of Gaza City, Gaza, July 22, 2016.  (photo by REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)

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Israel to launch major project to block Hamas tunnels

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Israel has notified Hamas about the work it plans to start this summer to block the tunnels in the Gaza Strip, in the hope that Hamas will not use this move in order to reopen a military front.

Abbas versus Barghouti, Round 2

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is furious at Fatah activists who called for a Day of Rage five days before he is scheduled to meet with US President Donald Trump.

Why Palestinian hunger strike may be destined to fail

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Many Palestinian prisoners in Israel have hesitated to join the hunger strike championed by Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti because they doubt Barghouti is motivated by concern for their welfare.

Abbas kicks off reconciliation talks by cutting Gaza salaries

Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Ten years after the Palestinian Authority was overthrown in Gaza, President Mahmoud Abbas has made it clear that he is tired of using PA money to keep Hamas afloat.

Israeli Arabs divided over Assad

Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

The Israeli Arab Joint List party didn’t straightforwardly condemn the gas attack in Idlib, thus provoking the ire of many Israeli-Arab citizens.

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Shlomi Eldar is a columnist for Al-Monitor’s Israel Pulse. For the past two decades, he has covered the Palestinian Authority and especially the Gaza Strip for Israel’s Channels 1 and 10, reporting on the emergence of Hamas. In 2007, he was awarded the Sokolov Prize, Israel’s most important media award, for this work. On Twitter: @shlomieldar

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