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CAIRO — The families and colleagues of seven Egyptian soldiers who were kidnapped last week in North Sinai kept Egypt’s borders with the Gaza Strip closed Sunday for the third day in a row. Nearly 170 demonstrators have gathered inside the...
Tags: Cairo (Egypt), Mohamed Morsi, Hosni Mubarak, Kidnapping, Israel
In the 65 years since the creation of Israel and the scattering of millions of Palestinians from their historic homeland, hope of resolving the core crisis of the Middle East has risen to joyous pinnacles like Camp David and crashed into despair with...
Reuters* Gaza refugee wows judges, fans in pan-Arab singing contest * Songs of love and longing for Palestinian homeland * Abbas endorses singer, Islamist Hamas praises his family By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, May 13 (Reuters) - The fractious factions in the...
ReutersBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, May 8 (Reuters) - Leading Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi paid a high-profile visit to Gaza on Thursday, giving a boost to the Islamist group Hamas that runs the enclave, but also laying bare Palestinian rivalries....
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The Palestinian Authority's acting prime minister came under fire Saturday for statements he reportedly made to a U.S. newspaper in which he criticized former and current Palestinian leaders. “Our story is a story of...
Salam Fayyad was 55 years old when they found him six years ago. They are the secretary of state and the European donors who wanted to help the Palestine Authority in its hour of trial but did not want to see their contributions diverted by corrupt...
Tags: West Bank, Parliament, Palestine, Politics, Salam Fayyad
Reuters* New TV gives glimpse of views of frustrated youth * Partisan rivalry, occupation defines moribund politics * Slim majority of youth think they can be force for change By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, May 1 (Reuters) - Far from the children...
JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months. At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Two weeks after Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigned, President Mahmoud Abbas, whose government is based in the West Bank, announced Saturday that he has started consultations over forming a new national unity...
Last weekend, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigned. We understand if that wasn't a sizzling news bulletin for most Americans. But Fayyad was important. He drew international respect for introducing "Fayyadism" — financial transparency...
The looming resignation of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, announced last week, may be very bad news for the prospects of good governance in Palestine. But it has the potential to inject clarity and honesty into the problems of the much-too-...
This post has been corrected. See note below for details.JERUSALEM -- Embattled Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigned late Saturday after struggling for years against political rivals and lackluster public support. Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who in recent months had also clashed...
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