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  • Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity government

    Palestinian factions Fatah, Hamas reconcile, to form unity government
    GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections. Following two days of discussions between...
  • Palestinian unity government to be sworn in Monday, Mahmoud Abbas says

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that a coalition government to be formed by his Fatah party and its rival, the militant group Hamas, will be sworn in Monday. The new government will adopt his political program, Abbas said,...
  • Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal

     Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal
    GAZA CITY — Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday announced a reconciliation deal to end their seven-year schism, in a further blow to U.S.-led efforts to broker a peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis. Leaders of...
  • Donald O. King, city educator

    Donald O. King, city educator
    Donald O. King, a former educator and founder of what is now the Valleybrook Country Club, died Saturday of pneumonia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. He was 88. The son of Walter O. King, a mailman, and Esther Rose King, a homemaker,...
  • Palestinians rally in support of Abbas as he prepares to meet Obama

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of Palestinians rallied in West Bank cities on Monday in support of President Mahmoud Abbas, hours before his scheduled meeting at the White House with President Obama. Palestinians carried pictures of the...
  • Palestinian leader sees 'paradigm shift' in peace negotiations

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – With the 8-month-old Palestinian-Israeli negotiations entering a state of deadlock, Palestinians spoke Monday about a "paradigm shift" in the U.S.-sponsored peace process. The talks, which were supposed to produce a peace...
  • John Kerry is right to keep pushing on Mideast peace

    John Kerry is waiting for Benjamin Netanyahu to nail himself to a very large cross. Unfortunately, you're going to have to keep reading to find out what I mean by this. First, here are four assumptions about the Middle East peace process: 1. It's dead....
  • Zachary Lazar searches for meaning in 'I Pity the Poor Immigrant'

    Meyer Lansky is one of the gravitational centers of Zachary Lazar's new novel, "I Pity the Poor Immigrant" (Little, Brown and Company: 256 pp., $25). Not so much the dapper, "Boardwalk Empire"-era gangster as Lansky in 1972 in Israel, seeking to retire...
  • Palestinian leader says unified government will recognize Israel

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Seeking to calm critics of his reconciliation efforts with the militant Hamas group, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday the unity government he plans to head will renounce violence and recognize Israel....
  • Palestinian leader denounces Holocaust as 'heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. But Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes

    Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes
    Schools, businesses and services were shuttered Wednesday in Fureidis the day after the Arab town became the latest community in Israel to be vandalized in a rash of hate crimes. Worshipers arriving at a mosque early Tuesday found its outer walls marred...