Shlomi Eldar

Israel Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman speaks at the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Feb. 19, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Michaela Rehle)

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Israeli defense minister accuses Abbas of pushing Israel-Hamas war

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

To destroy Hamas rule, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pushes it into a confrontation with Israel.

Hamas hedging its bets in region

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Hamas appears to have adopted a new regional policy of avoiding taking sides and nurturing good relations with anyone willing to accept the group.

Israel sees Abbas' silence on police attack as sign of surrender

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

For Israel, the silence of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas following the attack on an Israeli border police officer is part of an attempt to appease hard-liners within Fatah.

Gaza's ticking sewage bomb

Friday, Jun. 16, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Israeli expert and professor Eilon Adar warns that the electricity crisis in Gaza could provoke an ecological disaster both in the Strip and in Israel.

Sinwar and Dahlan's Cairo face-to-face

Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

Fatah's dismissed senior official Mohammed Dahlan met June 11 in Cairo with Hamas Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar in an attempt to advance a solution for Gaza’s economic crisis.

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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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