RealNews

Gaza fighting escalates but truce efforts renewed

Fighting between rival Palestinian factions escalated across Gaza on Friday, killing at least 17 people, as Hamas overran compounds used by President Mahmoud Abbas’s forces and two major universities were set ablaze. Violence erupted after the Islamist Hamas beat Fatah in a parliamentary election last year. Truces and talks on a unity coalition, which could persuade the West to restore aid it froze after the ballot, have so far failed but peace efforts were renewed on Friday. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.