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Quick Snack: Hoho’s with Hamas

The United States and European Union have designated Hamas a terrorist organization; and its militant arm runs the Gaza Strip. But some may not realize the group has a political office operating in Doha, Qatar – established in 2012 as a means to open a channel of communication. Qatar also invited the Taliban to open […]

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In Gaza, When the Fire Ceases, the Bakery Reopens

For weeks, Gaza City has been a ghost town, as people shuttered businesses, locked their doors and took shelter.  But the recent ceasefire has felt different to residents here — they believe this one will hold — and beginning Tuesday, intrepid owners tentatively reopened their cafes, markets began to bustle, and city dwellers emerged to […]

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