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JERUSALEM -- Wrapping up his first solo visit in a renewed Obama administration campaign to restart peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel on Tuesday with few signs of progress and a vow to keep trying. After talks Monday and Tuesday...
Tags: Government, John Kerry, Travel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- As Palestinians poured into the streets Thursday for three tension-filled funerals, their leaders issued stern warnings about rising public anger over Israel's treatment of prisoners and protesters. In the southern West Bank...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinian youths Wednesday night near an army-controlled checkpoint outside the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm, killing two, according to Palestinian medical officials. They said Amer Nasser,...
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Violence broke out Tuesday in several Israeli jails and West Bank cities following reports that a Palestinian prisoner died of cancer at a hospital in southern Israel. Palestinians said that Maysara abu Hamdieh, 63, died...
GAZA CITY — The leadership council of Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza Strip, has reelected Khaled Meshaal to lead the militant organization for the next four years, a senior official with the movement said Monday. No official...
Tags: Bashar Assad, Hamas, Jerusalem (Israel), Israel, Politics
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed." -- Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21 WASHINGTON - Very true. But how does the other side feel about Israeli kids?...
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say, 'I want these kids to succeed.'" — President Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21 — Very true. But how does the other side feel about...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.JERUSALEM -- The sudden death of a 30-year-old Palestinian man being held in an Israeli jail sparked another day of protests and rioting across the West Bank on Sunday as fears heightened that Palestinian frustration levels are nearing a boiling point....
KAL's cartoon of March 24 depicting President Barack Obama disinterring a dove representing the two-state solution, only to see the dove shot at by "Israeli extremists" and "Palestinian extremists" is witty, clever, and inaccurate. The cartoon lazily...
Tags: Government, Judaism, Ehud Olmert, Palestine, Israel
FrameworkWednesday's Pictures in the News begins with a nod to the first day of Spring. In Southern California, visitors to Mission San Juan Capistrano are framed by blooming California poppies as they stop to take pictures of the historic bells during the Saint...
With President Obama's visit to Israel and the occupied territories now behind us, attention is likely to turn to how we might restart the peace process. But if the past is any indication, one crucial element will be largely ignored in the discussion:...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday ordered U.S. special forces troops to leave a strategic eastern province, accusing the Americans and Afghans working for them of torturing and abducting civilians. Karzai's office charged...
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