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  • Three Israelis charged with revenge murder of Palestinian teen

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - First they removed the baby seat to make room in the car, and then three Israelis searched for an Arab to kidnap and kill to avenge the deaths of three Jewish teenagers, according to a murder indictment released on Thursday....
  • Don't fence me in

    At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border. Unfortunately, Philip Gordon, National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Egypt proposes cease-fire plan for Israelis and Palestinians

    Egyptian mediators proposed a plan late Monday to halt a weeklong artillery exchange between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip that has taken at least 175 Palestinian lives and sent millions of Israelis scrambling for cover from more than 1,...
  • This is why war goes on

    The refusal of Hamas in Gaza to accept the peace talks proposed Monday by the Egyptian government, briefly accepted by the Netanyahu government in Israel, is -- in the minds of the Hamas leadership -- a victory over their enemy. The Israeli bombardment of...
  • Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'

    Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'
    Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...
  • Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences

    Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences
    The conflict between the Israeli military and its Palestinian counterparts in the Middle East is foremost on the mind of Palestinian teenager Taher, who recently arrived on Chicago's North Shore to take part in a program that seeks to help build peace and...
  • Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service

    Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service
    Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them. Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...
  • Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing

    Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing
    The discovery of a body in a Jerusalem forest on Wednesday raised suspicions that a missing Palestinian youth had been killed by Israelis avenging the deaths of three abducted Jewish teens. Rock-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in...
  • Death toll of Israel's Gaza campaign hits 114 as US seeks cease-fire

    JERUSALEM Israel kept up a steady bombardment of the Gaza Strip from the air and sea on Friday as the United States offered to broker a cease-fire that would end an offensive launched to quell rocket fire from the territory. The death toll from the...
  • Israel, Hamas trade violence over teen killings

    JERUSALEM Israel faced the prospect of escalation on two fronts Thursday as the repercussions of the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank threatened to ignite a broader conflagration. Israeli forces were bolstered around the...