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  • Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

    Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
    A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian...
  • Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution

    Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged patience Tuesday as he met in London with Palestinian officials seeking a U.N. resolution that would lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state. Speaking to reporters before the meeting, Kerry declined to take a...
  • Trudy Rubin: Israel faces a big election

    While Arab countries are struggling to redefine themselves amid violence, Israel is poised to wrestle with its own identity crisis at the polls. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to call an early election in March has precipitated a most...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry

    U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during talks in Europe next week. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Palestinian wounds Israeli family, including four children, in acid attack

    Palestinian wounds Israeli family, including four children, in acid attack
    A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the occupied West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said. The assailant was shot and wounded immediately after the...
  • Autopsy report fuels dispute over death of Palestinian official

    JERUSALEM A senior Palestinian official who died Wednesday after a scuffle with Israeli border police suffered a heart attack that could have been caused by stress, according to a preliminary autopsy report released Thursday by Israel's Health Ministry....
  • Death of top Palestinian after clash with Israeli police is latest crisis

    JERUSALEM A senior Palestinian official died Wednesday after a confrontation with Israeli troops who were blocking a demonstration in the West Bank, sharply raising tensions between the Palestinian Authority and Israel. Ziad Abu Ain, 55, a firebrand...
  • New elections will give Israel another chance for peace

    New elections will give Israel another chance for peace
    This column is being written on Dec. 4, my 101 birthday. There will not be a big party tonight like the one that marked my first century. Only five members of my family will be there, but a couple of hundred residents of Harbors Edge will dance and frolic...
  • The Jews and terror

    The Jews and terror
    Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine. THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
  • Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack

    Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack
    On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier. The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'Lone wolf' pattern seen in deadly assault

    In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that. Two...