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  • Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson: Ending the war in Gaza

    Israelis and Palestinians are still burying their loved ones as Gaza's third war in six years continues. Since July 8, when this war began, more than 1,600 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have been sacrificed. Many in the world are heartbroken in the...
  • Gaza cease fire begins; Egypt to mediate talks on longer truce

    JERUSALEM A planned 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began Tuesday as Israeli forces completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and both sides prepared for indirect talks in Egypt on a longer truce to end a nearly monthlong war. The...
  • Paul Greenberg: Fanaticism needs no reason

    It made no sense, not from any rational perspective. Even as Gaza was falling in all around it, Hamas kept firing rocket after rocket in the general direction of Israel, no matter how many might hit or miss or go completely astray, as when they fell...
  • These US 'diplomats' wield fiddles and dance moves, not briefcases

    WASHINGTON East Carolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation. It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last...
  • Israel, Hamas militants begin 72-hour truce

    Israel, Hamas militants begin 72-hour truce
    Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian guerrillas entered a 72-hour truce on Tuesday mediated by Egypt with a view to encouraging negotiations on a more enduring end to the month-old Gaza war. Minutes before the ceasefire took hold at 8 a.m. (1 a.m. EDT),...
  • Israel withdraws troops from Gaza as cease-fire, Cairo talks are set

    JERUSALEM Israel and Hamas agreed on Monday to an Egyptian proposal for a three-day cease-fire starting Tuesday morning, followed by talks on a longer-term truce to end nearly a month of fighting in the Gaza Strip. The new cease-fire deal raised the...
  • Remain linked to Israel

    Moshe (Moses) in this week's portion implores God for permission to enter into Israel. In the end, the request is denied. Even as Moshe uses every possible argument, God declares that He would never ever step foot into the Holy Land. Not only is Moshe...
  • Talks on extending Gaza cease-fire begin in Egypt

    Talks on extending Gaza cease-fire begin in Egypt
    Indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks aimed at extending a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip began in the Egyptian capital Wednesday, as guns remained silent for a second full day in the war-racked coastal enclave. Before the three-day truce took effect Tuesday...
  • Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire

    Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire
    Israel launched air strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to Palestinian rockets fired after Egyptian-mediated talks failed to extend a 72-hour truce in the month-long war. Egypt later called for a resumption of the ceasefire, saying...
  • A failing state across the Mediterranean from Europe

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Aug. 6: "No one in Libya can win. Enough is enough. I have lost hope in Libyans." That is the verdict of Mahmoud Okok, a civil engineer in his thirties, who is fleeing his...
  • 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...