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  • Hamas now supports the Palestinian Authority. How should the U.S. respond?

     Hamas now supports the Palestinian Authority. How should the U.S. respond?
    The Obama administration has angered Israel by saying that it will continue to work with, and provide assistance to, the Palestinian Authority even after a reconciliation between President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist movement Hamas. But the...
  • Pictures in the News | May 30, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry yo to seven astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station...
  • Netanyahu makes excuses not to talk [Letter]

    Netanyahu makes excuses not to talk [Letter]
    The article, "Netanyahu: Don't sign off on new Palestinian government" (June 2), describes disingenuous remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemning the formation of a Palestinian unity government combining Fatah and Hamas...
  • Human rights complaints rise in Palestinian territories, group says

    Complaints of torture and other mistreatment rose by 50% last year in areas governed by the Palestinian Authority, according to a report by an independent commission. The annual report by the Ramallah-based Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR)...
  • Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity government

    Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity government
    GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections. Following two days of discussions between...
  • The Mideast peace gap: Why Kerry has failed

    Why exactly did Secretary of State John F. Kerry's well-intentioned effort to reach an Israeli-Palestinian agreement fail? ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Middle East: A May 11 Op-Ed article on the failure of Secretary of State John F. Kerry's Mideast...
  • Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday

    Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli warplanes struck several sites in the Gaza Strip on Monday following a barrage of rockets launched at southern Israel from the seaside enclave earlier in the day, a military spokesman said. According to an army statement, seven...
  • Israelis, Palestinians struggle for way forward as deadline nears

    JERUSALEM -- With Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations still deadlocked a week before their current round expires, negotiating teams met Tuesday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk in Jerusalem to discuss extending the troubled talks. Nine months of meetings...
  • For the record

    Future Islands: A review of a concert by the band Future Islands performing at Pappy & Harriet's that ran in the April 19 Calendar section identified the band's touring drummer as Michael Lowry. He is Denny Bowen. Tamer Nafar: A profile of Palestinian...
  • The Jerusalem fiction that continues to endure

    In 2002, at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, an American citizen named Naomi Zivotofsky gave birth to another American citizen, Menachem Zivotofsky. It is the strong belief of both Naomi and her husband, Menachem's father, Ari, that the...
  • Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!

    Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!
    Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....