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  • CaiRollers: Egypt’s first female roller derby team instills a sense of unity

     
    “Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
  • Trudy Rubin: In Gaza, time to stop the blame and recognize the humanity

    On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from...
  • Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement

    A stunning unfolding of international crises, from Iraq to Ukraine to Syria to Gaza, has prompted some less-than-edifying Washington debate: It's all President Obama's fault. No, it's not his fault at all. It would be a pity if partisan fervor kept us...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
  • Three Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted To Prison Terms In Egypt

    A Cairo court on Monday convicted three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in the ruling of a closely watched case discussed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday during his state visit with new...
  • Give Kerry credit for efforts to bring Israel-Gaza cease-fire

    Secretary of State John Kerry was right to push for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza last week. All outside parties should do everything they can to end a war in which both Israel and Hamas have seemed willing to fight to the death of the last...
  • Kerry's strategic blunder gives credence to Hamas' crimes

    John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and center — of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president...
  • 'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'

    'Think Like a Man Too' cleans up. Stephen King on 'Under the Dome.'
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "Rising Star" did in the ratings. The Skinny: I checked out ABC's new talent show "Rising Star" Sunday night. Other than the live-voting aspect (which isn't the case for those of us on the West Coast) it looks a...
  • Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says

    Gaza cease-fire will take 'some time,' Obama says
    The attack by Palestinian militants on Israeli soldiers that ended a planned cease-fire will make it difficult for Israel to have confidence that Hamas will live up to any future cease-fire deal, President Obama said Friday. As a result, arranging a...
  • Israel has to keep Hamas from rebuilding once Gaza fighting ends

    Israel has to keep Hamas from rebuilding once Gaza fighting ends
    Determined to avoid a repeat of the fighting in the Gaza Strip, Israel is seeking to build support for having an international force take charge of preventing the Palestinian militant group Hamas from rearming once the conflict is over. One sticking...
  • Frida Ghitis: The Hamas strategy in Gaza

    Hamas cannot beat Israel in an open military confrontation. That's no secret. Hamas knows it as well as anyone. Why, then, did the Islamist militant group that controls the Gaza Strip insist on taking on Israel with the certainty that it would bring a...