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  • West Bank settlers vote although outside of sovereign Israel

    When Israelis go to the polls next month, tens of thousands of Jewish settlers in the West Bank will also be casting votes, even though they do not live on what is sovereign Israeli territory.
  • Quotations in the News

    "(The law) excessively restricts citizens' basic rights, such as the right to determine sexual affairs." — A South Korean court abolishing a 62-year-old law that bans extramarital affairs. _____ "The moment settlements were established in the West...

    West Bank Palestinians reeling as Israel withholds tax payments

    DURA, West Bank Hatem Amro's donkey is as scrawny as his salary. In January, Amro, who teaches Islamic studies in the southern West Bank as one of 180,000 employees of the Palestinian Authority, coped with a 40 percent pay cut by buying a short,...

    Israeli challenger Herzog a determined underdog

    Isaac Herzog would have faced an uphill climb even in a country without huge security problems and a history of placing its trust in tough guys. But he is running for prime minister in Israel. Lawyerly and unimposing, the opposition Labor Party leader...

    West Bank mosque torched by suspected Israeli extremists

    Suspected Israeli extremists have torched a Palestinian mosque in the West Bank and left Hebrew graffiti at the site. Jibreen al-Bakri, governor of the Bethlehem region, says the mosque in the village of Jabaa near Bethlehem was set alight at dawn...