| 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....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:38 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
The revelation last week that Israel wanted to plan for 20,000 new settlement housing units received the usual outraged responses from around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, mindful of a backlash in the midst of the Iran nuclear...
| Jan 15, 2014
Peace negotiations, a wise U.S. diplomat once said, are like riding a bicycle: No matter how slow you're moving, it's best to keep going — because if you try to stand still, you'll fall.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry is putting that principle...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Most of my life, I've thought it would be exciting to live in a big city, and when I graduated from college last year I took a job in one. It pays well and all that, but I've never been so lonely. Did I make a mistake? -- J.K.
A: You've discovered...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm interested in knowing how can we thank God in a manner which is acceptable to Him. I am Muslim by faith and looked to the Quran about it. There are innumerable places in the Quran where God wants us to thank Him for all His blessings, but I could...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Was Jesus breast-fed?
That's a question that Anthony Le Donne asks near the end of his reasonable and provocative new book, “The Wife of Jesus: Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals. If it's the sort of question that unsettles you or angers you,...
| Dec 8, 2013
Has John F. Kerry turned into the unexpected star of President Obama's second term?
He was Obama's second choice as secretary of State (after Susan Rice). He's the same windy, stiff Bostonian who ran unsuccessfully for president a decade ago. And he's...