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  • WEST BANK: Onetime Fatah strongman Dahlan struggling to get out of a quagmire

     
    Former Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan, once a confidant and close ally of Palestinian President and Fatah chairman Mahmoud Abbas, recently found himself in deep trouble when he apparently had decided to test Abbas’ muscle. In the end, he found himself....
  • WEST BANK: Palestinians not allowed to show solidarity with Egyptians

     
    For the mainstream Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and its archrival the Islamist Hamas, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since June 2007, the turmoil in Egypt is a source of concern. In the West Bank, the pro-West Palestinian......
  • Empty Spaces Theatre Co. presents ‘My Name is Rachel Corrie’

     
    Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American killed in 2003 by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip, is a martyr to some, a hopeless idealist to others. John DiDonna, artistic director of Orlando’s Empty Spaces Theatre Co., hopes Corrie is a catalyst for...
  • Truce declared by Sharon, Abbas

    SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared an end yesterday to "acts of violence" in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in hopes that silencing the gunfire will lead to a formal,...
  • For Jerusalem residents, life, and bus rides, roll on

    JERUSALEM - She climbed aboard Bus No. 2 in the Old City without hesitating, her small grandchildren trailing behind, tired after a busy day touring a museum and the ancient ruins in the Jewish Quarter. They sat in the middle, by the swivel point of...
  • Iran called threat to peace between Arabs, Israelis

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli and Palestinian officials are warning that Iran is actively working to promote violence here and undermine chances for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement. Palestinian officials, usually reluctant to acknowledge external...
  • Sharon, Abbas agree to hold talks in Egypt

    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agreed yesterday to meet in Egypt on Tuesday along with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan, in an apparent breakthrough in relations between Israel and its Arab neighbors....
  • Hope for peace between Palestinians, Israelis at highest point since '93

    JERUSALEM - It began, as it had last time and the time before, with a celebratory handshake and soaring rhetoric about a chance for peace in this ravaged land. Yesterday's landmark summit, during which Israel and the Palestinians announced they would...
  • Jerusalem bomb kills 16

    JERUSALEM - A Palestinian suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew killed 16 other people and injured more than 100 yesterday when he blew himself up on a bus in downtown Jerusalem a day after a failed Israeli attempt to kill a top leader of the...
  • Sharon's toughest decision

    KFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit. It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
  • Israeli gesture frees hundreds

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Rami Fadayel traveled yesterday from one world to another, from an Israeli prison cell to this scene in the West Bank: celebratory gunfire by Palestinian police, children waving Palestinian flags, roses from his mother, a kiss from...