| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:38 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday that it was still possible to revive moribund peace negotiations.
Abbas told five Israeli opposition legislators from the Labor and Meretz...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:29 AM
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....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character?
Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
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,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
With more start-up businesses per capita than anywhere in the world, Israel is brimming with tantalizing investment prospects. Moreover, many Israeli stocks trade in the U.S, making it simple for Americans to buy in....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:24 AM
PARIS -- A duo of hotly anticipated arthouse genre movies, Danish helmer Jonas Alexander Arnby's "When Animals Dream" and American filmmaker David Robert Mitchell's "It Follows," are among the seven films set to compete in Cannes' Critics Week sidebar....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:16 PM
When Alice Herz-Sommer played the piano at Theresienstadt her audience was enthralled.
As she approached the end of Chopin's difficult Revolutionary Etude, the piece's mounting musical turbulence exploded.
"Alice's hands slid furiously over the keys,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The State Department on Monday strongly warned Americans against travel to the West Bank and Gaza after violent clashes in the border area last month played out amid current peace talks. Section fronts
"The security environment remains complex in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: How bad does a nation have to get before God steps in and destroys it? Sometimes I wonder if we aren't getting close to that line. -- Mrs. S.T.
A: You are right to be concerned about this, because the Bible clearly tells us that God not only judges...