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  • The best and worst moments from GQ's Ben Carson profile

    WASHINGTON Is he ready for prime time? In its April issue, GQ magazine features a profile on prospective presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, the retired head of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins and the first African-American to run a division...
  • Amnesty says Gazan militants committed war crimes

    The human rights group Amnesty International said in a report Thursday that Palestinian militants committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict by killing both Israeli and Palestinian civilians using indiscriminate projectiles. The report comes...
  • Netanyahu vows to improve US relations as he begins forming a government

    JERUSALEM On the day he was formally designated to form Israel's next government, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried Wednesday to smooth over a deepening rift with the Obama administration. But he seemed headed toward a heavily right-leaning...
  • Terrorist-sheltering Gaza Strip doesn't deserve sympathy

    To the editor: The Times fails to point out the reality of the situation in the Gaza Strip. ("Seven months after Gaza war, devastation remains, wounds are still fresh," March 21) The article states, "Israel says that if building materials arrived...
  • Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat and prime minister aide, dies

    Yehuda Avner, a former Israeli diplomat and aide to a string of prime ministers who turned his insider stories about the country's leaders into a best-selling memoir, has died. Avner, who was 86, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, his family said....
  • Israel's Netanyahu takes conciliatory tone

    Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday as he was formally tapped to form a new government, vowing to heal rifts in Israeli society and fix ties with the United States following an acrimonious election...
  • Israel's president calls on Netanyahu to form a government

    A week after his party came out on top in national elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was formally tapped Wednesday to form Israel’s next government, his fourth since 1996. President Reuven Rivlin made the decision after meeting this...
  • Palestinian premier heads to Gaza on reconciliation mission

    The Palestinian Prime Minister kicked off a visit to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in a renewed effort to resolve an eight-year rift with the rival Hamas militant group, which controls the tiny coastal territory. Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah entered...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Post-Star of Glens Falls on government ethics reform. March 21 One of the ironies of the current debate over ethics reform in the state Legislature, which has focused on outside income, is that most legislators earn little outside income or none...
  • Israel has a right to defend itself

    Israel has a right to defend itself
    In his usually overheated rhetoric, letter writer Ray Gordon continues to blame Israel defending itself, while absolving Hamas and Fatah of any crimes ("Stop shielding Israel," March 22). Is the firing of over 10,000 rockets at Israel civilians by Hamas...
  • Netanyahu's remarks on Israel's Arab citizens part of a disturbing conversation

    Netanyahu's remarks on Israel's Arab citizens part of a disturbing conversation
    Under pressure from around the world, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized Monday for his last-minute campaign diatribe in which he declared ominously that the Arab citizens of Israel were being bused to the polls “en masse”...