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  • Missing in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Courageous political leaders on both sides

    Missing in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Courageous political leaders on both sides
    There is a depressing familiarity to the events unfolding in the Middle East. Israel bombs Hamas' rocket launchers and kills some of its senior leaders, just as it did in 2008-09 and again in 2012. Cease-fires come and go. The number of dead climbs each...
  • Israeli police officer to be charged in beating of Palestinian teen

    An Israeli police officer caught on video brutally beating a Palestinian American teenager in Jerusalem will face both administrative and criminal charges, justice officials said Wednesday. Tariq Abukhdeir of Tampa, Fla., arrived with his family this...
  • 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...
  • Israel and Hamas go back to fighting after 5-hour truce ends

    Israel and Hamas go back to fighting after 5-hour truce ends
    Fighting resumed in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a short and mostly observed humanitarian truce expired, with a fresh volley of rockets from militants and airstrikes by the Israelis amid a flurry of unconfirmed reports a comprehensive cease-fire was...
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • 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...
  • Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says

    Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says
    A Los Angeles art exhibition featuring posters promoting a controversial Palestinian-led boycott of goods made in Israel andĀ Israeli settlements has been vandalized, according to the exhibition's curator. Carol Wells, executive director of the Center...
  • Thousands attend funeral of slain Palestinian teenager

    Thousands of Palestinians converged on an East Jerusalem neighborhood Friday, despite Israeli police checkpoints and barricades, to attend the funeral of a teenager killed in what they believe was a revenge attack by Israelis. The killing of Mohammed...
  • Palestinian fury at Israel boils in funeral for slain youth

    Palestinian fury at Israel boils in funeral for slain youth
    Chanting "Intifada, Intifada", thousands of furious Palestinians called for a new uprising against Israel during the funeral on Friday of a teen they believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews. Stones thrown at Israeli police were met by teargas,...
  • U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem

    U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem
    Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has stayed silent on the...
  • Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest

    Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern. Tariq Khdeir, who was born in...