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  • U.N. to investigate possible war crimes in Gaza

    The United Nations on Monday named three experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committed by both sides during Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip. William Schabas, a Canadian...
  • Clueless Kerry plays into hands of Hamas

    Clueless Kerry plays into hands of Hamas
    — 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Don't blame Israel for the path Gazans have taken

    To the editor: It is a sad situation that the Palestinians and their sympathizers refuse to confront the underlying cause of their continued misery. ("Israel can't win this or any future conflicts by bombing Gaza," Op-Ed, July 15) The Gaza Strip has the...
  • Israeli ground forces push deeper into Gaza Strip

    Shells slammed into densely populated neighborhoods. Families wept over bloodied corpses and medical workers rushed to keep up with the wounded Friday as Israeli forces hunted rocket launchers and tunnels that Palestinian militants use to strike Israel....
  • Durban Fest, AfriDocs Throws Spotlight on Local Nonfiction Pics

    Documentary filmmaker Don Edkins is at the helm of the Durban Festival's Finance Forum, mentoring a selection of 10 documentary projects from South Africa, Egypt, Rwanda, Uganda and Mozambique. Subjects range from the history of 1970s funk in Durban ("...
  • At least 21 Egypt soldiers slain in attack at checkpoint near Libya

    At least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed and four others injured in an assault Saturday on a border patrol checkpoint in the western desert, the army's official spokesman announced. The attack was the second to target the same military checkpoint in...
  • 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...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...