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  • Palestinians put Gaza reconstruction cost at $7.8 billion

    RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Rebuilding Gaza will cost $7.8 billion, the Palestinian Authority said on Thursday, in the most comprehensive assessment yet of damage from a seven-week war with Israel during which whole neighborhoods and vital...
  • South Florida businesses see benefit from war-driven cancellation of Davis Cup matches in Israel

    South Florida businesses are getting extra work and income for helping to stage this weekend's hastily planned Davis Cup matches in Sunrise after Israel's war with Hamas forced the event's cancelation in Tel Aviv. SUNRISE – War chased this...
  • U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech

    U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech
    Let's begin by stipulating that most of Steven Salaita's tweets about Israel are merely loathsome. As such, they aren't sufficient grounds to deny him a teaching job at the University of Illinois. In that category we might include these: "Zionist...
  • Al Qaeda affiliate releases U.N. peacekeepers captured in Syria

    Al Qaeda affiliate releases U.N. peacekeepers captured in Syria
    An Al Qaeda-affiliated faction operating in a southern province of Syria freed 45 United Nations peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Thursday, U.N. officials said.  The Nusra Front, Al Qaeda's "branch" in Syria, had captured the Fijian peacekeepers,...
  • Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of war crimes in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Israel of committing war crimes by attacking three U.N.-run schools in the Gaza Strip in fighting in July and August, killing Palestinian civilians who had sheltered there. The New York-based group...
  • Dry West Bank ridge becomes focus of Israel-Palestinian tension

    JAB'A West Bank (Reuters) - The rocky valley north of Jab'a, scattered with olive and pine trees and dry streams long evaporated by the searing heat, would be unremarkable had it not become the latest point of friction between Israel and the Palestinians....
  • Israel orders criminal probes of actions by its military in Gaza

    Israel ordered criminal investigations into some suspected cases of international law violations by its military during the recent fighting against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, according to reports Wednesday. The cases are among dozens under...
  • Jerusalem: Modern life in an ancient city

    Jerusalem: Modern life in an ancient city
    In June, I had the special opportunity to visit Israel for a couple of Tribune stories. The first ran in this Sunday's paper. Extensively reported with Kathy Bergen from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, it focuses on the success of Israel's technology start-up...
  • Tel Aviv lights and sights

    Tel Aviv lights and sights
    My Israel trip started in Tel Aviv, the country's largest and liveliest city. Like my previous post from Jerusalem, these photos are just a peek at daily life that I saw while reporting my main assignment. I happened to arrive during Gay Pride, a...
  • Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue

    Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue
    CHAMPAIGN — Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media comments about Israel, called on the school Tuesday to give him his position back....
  • Salaita to make first public comments at U. of I.

     Salaita to make first public comments at U. of I.
    Controversial professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was revoked weeks before he was to start at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, plans to make his first public comments this afternoon on campus, following an expected classroom walkout...