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  • Some UN soldiers captured by Syrian militants escape

    JERUSALEM Forty United Nations soldiers who were surrounded and attacked by anti-government rebels on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights fled to safety under the cover of darkness early Sunday, the U.N. said, while another group of UN troops was still...
  • U.N., Fiji say no word on location of peacekeepers abducted in Golan Heights

    UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - The head of the Fijian army said on Sunday negotiations for the release of 44 soldiers abducted by an al Qaeda-linked group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights were being pursued as the United Nations...
  • Israel announces major West Bank land appropriation for settlement

    Israel appropriated a swath of 990 acres in the West Bank on Sunday and declared the Palestinian area south of Bethlehem to be Israeli "state lands," local media reported. According to the veteran anti-settlement group Peace Now, the declaration is...
  • U.S. urges Israel to reverse planned West Bank land appropriation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees Israel's announcement on Sunday of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied West Bank as "counterproductive" to peace efforts and urges the Israeli government to reverse the...
  • Growing up in Ferguson and the West Bank

    SAN ANTONIO I grew up in Ferguson, Mo. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County. Then my family moved to the West Bank — my father's first home. A friend says, "Your parents really picked the garden spots." In...
  • Palestinian Movie 'Villa Touma' Arrives in Venice Amid Israeli Controversy

    Suha Arraf's "Villa Touma," which screens in Venice Critics' Week, has arrived in Italy carrying the baggage of a major Israeli controversy. The film, a melodrama set in Ramallah during the early days of the Israeli occupation, was made primarily with...
  • Trapped peacekeepers at Golan Heights moved to secure area: Philippine military chief

    MANILA (Reuters) - All Philippine peacekeepers trapped at Golan heights have been moved to a more secure place within the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission, the Philippines' armed forces chief said on Sunday. Israel and Syria helped in...
  • The problems for Middle East peace

    To the editor: Your editorial frames the diplomatic challenges well. It seems logical that a meaningful pact between Israel and the West Bank, including no new settlements, would allow Palestinians in the West Bank the chance to build an independent...
  • 'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions

    'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions
    In defending its decision to rescind a job offer to Steven Salaita, a professor who posted controversial tweets about Israel, University of Illinois trustees said they would not tolerate demeaning speech. The university's position — particularly...
  • U.N. tries to locate Fijian peacekeepers seized on Golan Heights

    QUNEITRA Golan Heights (Reuters) - U.N. officials shuttled along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, trying to establish the whereabouts of 44 United Nations peacekeepers seized by al-Qaeda-linked militants...
  • U.N. was told Golan peacekeepers seized 'for their protection'

    U.N. was told Golan peacekeepers seized 'for their protection'
    The United Nations on Friday said it had been informed that the Islamist militants who seized 44 Fijian peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights did so "for their own protection" and that all the detained blue-helmeted soldiers are safe. U.N....