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  • 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...
  • From the detritus, clues to character of Hussein regime

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The regime of Saddam Hussein is dead. Its trappings and underpinnings are dying under the footfalls of U.S. soldiers. At the dictator's propaganda headquarters, his dark eyes stare up from thousands of photographs scattered on the...
  • Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly

    Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly
    America's sense of security was smashed with apocalyptic fury Tuesday when the most destructive and meticulously planned terror attack in history shattered two of the country's most potent symbols. Shortly after leaving Boston, American Airlines Flight...
  • ARCHIVE: U.S. Launches Attack

    CHARIKAR, Afghanistan -- The United States launched its retaliation against terrorism Sunday, striking at the heart of Osama bin Laden's adopted nation and his Taliban supporters with a thundering attack of bombs from the air and missiles from the sea....
  • From the archives: Arafat Declines to Clarify Stand on PLO Charter

    PARIS -- In the face of sharp criticism from rival Palestinian leaders, Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat refused Wednesday to clarify his use of an ambiguous French word that has stirred hopes of progress toward peace in the Middle...
  • From the archives: Iraqi Leader Basks in Glow of Victory, Arabs' Respect

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- In the lobbies of Baghdad's luxury hotels, portraits of President Saddam Hussein, attired in a Western suit, beam serenely on clusters of foreign businessmen. Posters in the pastoral towns of northern Kurdistan portray the president...