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  • Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10

    Blasts at Gaza refugee camp, hospital kill 10
    The children had been playing on swings and buying snacks from a neighborhood market during a holiday lull in the fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. But the relative quiet ended Monday when explosions hit a refugee camp and just...
  • At least 43 Palestinians killed as Israel maintains pressure on Gaza

    At least 43 Palestinians killed as Israel maintains pressure on Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli fire killed at least 43 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday as the Jewish state said it targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the coastal enclave, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised...
  • West Bank Palestinians, Israeli Arabs protest as Gaza campaign intensifies

    RAMALLAH, West Bank Three weeks into Israel's bombing campaign of the Gaza Strip, West Bank Palestinians and Israeli Arabs are beginning to display the kind of fury and cohesion that Israel hasn't seen since the so-called second intifada, or uprising a...
  • Sundance's 'The Honorable Woman' a brave foray into conflict

    In recent weeks, the creator of "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part series debuting Thursday on Sundance, has gone out of his way to express what the show is not: A reaction to recent events. Although the story deals specifically, vividly and...
  • Events in Gaza bring new urgency to 'The Honorable Woman'

    Events in Gaza bring new urgency to 'The Honorable Woman'
    I can't remember the last time real-life events recontextualized a work of fiction for me the way Israel's incursion into Gaza has done with "The Honorable Woman" this month. When I first started watching the BBC-made mini-series that starts at 10 p.m....
  • Israel must put down Hamas, rebuild relations

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, July 28: When Hamas decided to initiate rocket attacks on Israel, it invited the furious reprisal that began earlier this month. Three times since 2006, Israel has responded to aerial...
  • No agreement to extend Gaza cease-fire as talks continue in Cairo

    JERUSALEM Egyptian mediators worked feverishly Thursday to bridge gaps between Israel and Hamas in truce talks in Cairo as a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip neared expiration. With neither side able to point to conclusive military achievements after...
  • Fighting resumes in Gaza as Israel, Hamas let cease-fire expire

    JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israel and Israeli forces responded with air and artillery strikes Friday as a 72-hour cease-fire in fighting in the Gaza Strip expired without agreement on extending the lull. Indirect negotiations in...
  • Hiring heating up in the Valley, survey says

    Hiring heating up in the Valley, survey says
    Last fall, Lehigh Valley employers were feeling increasingly optimistic about the local economy. But over the ensuing six months, the Kamran Afshar-Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce survey of Lehigh Valley businesses showed that optimism...
  • U.N., Egypt urge renewed talks as fighting resumes in Gaza

    Renewed fighting broke out Friday between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip after a three-day cease-fire expired, as mediator Egypt and the United Nations urged the two sides to resume indirect talks. The day began with rocket and...
  • Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]

    Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]
    As someone who protested the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, I read with sadness your report on the Maryland National Guard's scheduled departure for that country ("Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan," Aug. 6). The money wasted in...