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  • Israel's election: Arab parties have high hopes with united front

    Israel's election: Arab parties have high hopes with united front
    Ayman Odeh was running late, as usual. But like the charismatic politician he is, Odeh lingered over handshakes and looked constituents meaningfully in the eye, sometimes placing his hand atop his own tousled head while he listened carefully to their...
  • Father of Palestinian killed in Syria says son duped into IS

    The father of a Palestinian killed by the Islamic State in Syria said Wednesday that his son was no Israeli spy but was tricked into joining the militants who killed him after he tried to come back home. Said Musalam said IS lured his 19-year-old son...
  • Gaza novelist writes of lives framed by recurrent wars

    A Gaza novelist who was shortlisted for a prestigious Arabic literature prize but couldn't attend the announcement ceremony because of alleged Hamas harassment says he learned story-telling from his refugee grandmother, who recounted happier times. As...
  • Election race tightens in Israel as polls show Netanyahu's party trailing

    JERUSALEM With less than a week remaining before Israel's elections, the race appears tighter than it has at any time since the start of the campaign, throwing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the defensive. Three public opinion polls published...
  • Dreams of Mideast peace shouldn't cloud the harsh reality

    To the editor: Israeli novelist Amos Oz is a dreamer, which as a writer of fiction is his job. He's not a leader. Leaders have to tend with reality. ("For its survival, Israel must abandon the one-state option," op-ed, March 7) Oz ignores a few...
  • Ukraine mess is worst of Obama's many foreign policy disasters

    PARIS -- The most devastating reproach historians are likely to make to Barack Obama's record in the White House is his devastating failure in foreign policy -- a failure that stems from his willingness to leave the warrior ideologues of the State and...
  • Netanyahu is working to keep the peace

    Netanyahu is working to keep the peace
    Contrary to Adil Shamoo ("Netanyahu wants war," March 4), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu advocates for greater restrictions on Iran's nuclear program not because he is a war monger but because absent such restrictions, Iran is likely to develop...
  • A week to election, poll shows Zionist Union edging Likud

    A poll shows Israel's opposition Zionist Union edging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud a week ahead of the March 17 election. Tuesday's Panel Politics poll showed the center-left camp led by Isaac Herzog earning 24 out of parliament's 120...
  • Go Away With ... Ori Pfeffer

    Go Away With ... Ori Pfeffer
    On the new USA Network drama "Dig," Ori Pfeffer portrays Golan Cohen, a tough detective with the Israeli National Police. One of the things that the Israeli actor enjoys the most about the series is that it films in many different locations. "There's...
  • Netanyahu's former US envoy now among his Israeli rivals

    He was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's envoy to the United States for more than four years. But when former Ambassador Michael Oren decided to enter politics, he joined an upstart rival and began questioning Netanyahu's handling of relations with...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, March 9, the 68th day of 2015. There are 297 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 9, 1945, during World War II, U.S. B-29 bombers launched incendiary bomb attacks against Tokyo, resulting in an estimated 100,...