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  • Gaza humanitarian ceasefire largely holds, full truce proposed

    Palestinians rushed to shops and banks on Thursday during a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire that largely held, and an Israeli official said Egypt had proposed a permanent truce that would start on Friday. But there was uncertainty about prospects for a...
  • World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents

    World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents
    Douglas Nickson makes lists of goals. Lots and lots of lists. Then, unlike you and me, he accomplishes them. Eighteen years ago, he was financially busted bankrupt. He had just gone through an emotional divorce. Nickson decided it was time to pull...
  • U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign

    U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign
    Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to stop militants' rocket attacks, stepping up an offensive that already has taken a heavy toll in civilian lives. Israel signalled the invasion would be...
  • Israeli troops and tanks move into the Gaza Strip

    After 10 days of Israeli airstrikes and rocket attacks by Palestinian militants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered ground troops into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an exchange of fire that has claimed more than 240 lives,...
  • 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...
  • Israel's onslaught sends Gaza death toll well past 500

    Israel's onslaught sends Gaza death toll well past 500
    Israeli forces pummeled Gaza Strip towns with airstrikes and artillery Monday, pushing the Palestinian death toll in two weeks of fighting well past 500 and sending civilians streaming from their homes, many with little more than the clothes they were...
  • As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

    As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....