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  • Gunmen kill 21 Egyptian military border guards near Libya

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 21 Egyptian military border guards near the frontier with Libya on Saturday, highlighting a growing threat from an area that security officials say has become a haven for militants seeking to topple the Cairo government....
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • Israeli assault on Gaza could expand

    JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that he had ordered the army to prepare for a possible expansion of an Israeli ground push into the Gaza Strip as more tanks and infantry streamed into the coastal enclave and Palestinian...
  • Israel, Hamas considering Egypt's cease-fire proposal

    JERUSALEM Egypt on Monday proposed a cease-fire to end a weeklong Israeli offensive against Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip that has triggered volleys of rocket fire at Israeli cities and left more than 180 Palestinians dead, many of them civilians....
  • Behind the Israeli offensive at Gaza; question and answer

    JERUSALEM For the fifth consecutive day Israeli forces Saturday bombarded the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip from land, sea and air, causing mounting casualties and drawing volleys of rockets fired by militants at Israel. Here's an explanation of what's...
  • 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 strikes on Gaza continue; death toll climbs

    JERUSALEM Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday leveled a mosque and hit a home for the disabled, killing two handicapped women in an intensified bombardment that accompanied diplomatic efforts to mediate a ceasefire with the Islamist group...
  • Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict

    Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict
    Palestinian militants resumed rocket attacks on Tel Aviv on Monday after a 24-hour lull in strikes on the Israeli commercial capital, and Israel kept up its air and naval bombardments of the Gaza Strip despite growing pressure for a ceasefire. The...
  • In times of danger, run to Israel

    In this week's portion Reuven, Gad and half of Menashe request to remain on the eastern side of the Jordan. A cursory review of their request gives us insight into why these particular tribes tried to remain outside Israel. Reuven was, of course, the...
  • Israel and Palestinians continue to trade strikes

    Despite a unanimous appeal from U.N. Security Council members, Israel and Palestinian militants traded more airstrikes and rocket fire Saturday, with at least one mosque and a center for the disabled among the latest structures hit in the Gaza Strip....
  • Eight killed in militant attack in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

    One soldier and seven civilians including a child were killed when militants fired mortar rounds at a military post in the city of El Arish in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai peninsula Sunday, security and medical sources said. According to a...