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  • Said Musa Maragha dies at 86; Arafat ally became an enemy

    Said Musa Maragha, a Palestinian military commander who rose through the ranks of the Palestine Liberation Organization to become a trusted lieutenant of PLO leader Yasser Arafat, then broke away to lead Syrian-backed Palestinian rebels who besieged...
  • Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of war crimes

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said there was "clear evidence" of war crimes by Israel during its offensive in Gaza as he met International Criminal Court prosecutors on Tuesday to push for an investigation. Malki visited The Hague shortly...
  • Comatose former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon's condition deteriorates

    JERUSALEM -- The condition of comatose former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has taken a turn for the worse and is seriously deteriorating, Israeli media reported Wednesday. Sharon, 85, has been hospitalized in a vegetative state since suffering...
  • Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace

    Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace
    Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace. In an image likely to become one of the most...
  • Occupy Wall Street protesters driven by varying goals

    Occupy Wall Street protesters driven by varying goals
    Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon have dropped in. A seasoned diplomat dispenses free advice. Supporters send everything from boxes of food and clothes to Whole Foods gift cards. They even have their own app, for the legions of fans following them on...
  • U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem

    U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem
    Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has stayed silent on the...
  • U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

    U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
    Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
  • Israel: Hamas will pay 'intolerable' price for more attacks

    Israel: Hamas will pay 'intolerable' price for more attacks
    Israel on Sunday declared dead a soldier feared abducted by Hamas Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip and said it would continue to fight even after the army completes destroying cross-border tunnels used by Palestinian fighters to attack its territory....
  • Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce

    Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce
    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT. There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as...
  • Iran's supreme leader mostly pleased with Rouhani's U.S. trip

    TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday publicly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to reconcile with archenemy Washington, but indicated his displeasure with some events during Rouhani's high-profile visit late last month to the...
  • Israel agrees to extend current Gaza truce: official

    Israel agrees to extend current Gaza truce: official
    A 72-hour Gaza ceasefire held on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that has devastated the Islamist Hamas-dominated enclave. Egypt's...