Israel says offer is a bid to buy time. The UN said it ran out of fuel to distribute aid.
The former president said Monday that the Islamist militants are prepared to accept the right of Israel to 'live as a neighbor next door in peace.'
Saturday's suicide bombings at Kerem Shalom are part of a shift toward the tactics of Lebanon-based Hizbullah, presenting Israel with a new-old dilemma: invade or try to broker a cease-fire.
Readers write about President Carter and Hamas, and reflect on housing relief.
Sixty roadblocks have been removed in the Palestinian territory, but critics say that isn't enough to improve life in the West Bank.
The former president arrived in Israel Sunday as Palestinians in Gaza continued to cope with an Israeli-imposed fuel blockade.
Fatah partisans driven from the Gaza Strip by Hamas reject Palestinian reconciliation.
A Yemeni initiative aims to start a dialogue between the rival factions, a prospect that both Israel and the US have advised against.