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  • Netanyahu warns supporters he may lose in Tuesday's election

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned supporters at a rally here on Sunday that he and his Likud party may not win Tuesday's election, a potentially dramatic fall for a consummate political survivor whose nine years in office transformed him into the...
  • Netanyahu promises no Palestinian state if he is re-elected

    Netanyahu promises no Palestinian state if he is re-elected
    In a frenzied last day of campaigning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state and vowed to keep building east Jerusalem settlements as he appealed to hard-line voters on the eve of Israel's closely...
  • AP Analysis: In fractured Israel, all electoral bets are off

    Deeply divided and foul of mood, Israelis are headed toward what seems like a referendum on their long-serving, silver-tongued prime minister, the hard-line Benjamin Netanyahu. But with so many of them having despaired of peace talks with the...
  • New Hamas-Fatah feud raises doubts about joint Gaza plan

    Rivals Hamas and Fatah have traded some of the harshest accusations in months, raising fresh doubt about their ability to work together to rebuild areas of the Gaza Strip destroyed in last year's Israel-Hamas war. Hamas, which rules Gaza, claimed over...
  • A travel series serving food for thought in global hot spots

    In less skilled hands, this might have been little more than a food fight. The ambitious, borderline-explosive formula for "Breaking Borders" lands a journalist and a chef in a global hot spot, where they host dinner for guests locked in conflict —...
  • Gaza novelist writes of lives framed by recurrent wars

    A Gaza novelist who was shortlisted for a prestigious Arabic literature prize but couldn't attend the announcement ceremony because of alleged Hamas harassment says he learned story-telling from his refugee grandmother, who recounted happier times. As...
  • Netanyahu denies backtracking on speech backing Palestinian state

    TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied Monday that he no longer stood behind a landmark 2009 speech, in which for the first time he had publicly backed Palestinian statehood. "Netanyahu did not say such a thing," his office...
  • West Bank Jews have rights, too

    West Bank Jews have rights, too
    Adil Shamoo, in his commentary titled "Netanyahu wants war" (March 4), bemoans the fact that 600,000 Israelis reside in the West Bank. He fails to mention, however, that according to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, the Arab population of Israel...
  • Palestinians call for end to security cooperation with Israel

    RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian leaders in the West Bank called for a halt to the security cooperation with Israel that has underpinned the peace process in the past two decades. The Palestinian National Council, a senior decision-making body, resolved...
  • Palestinians confiscate Israeli goods in boycott campaign

    Palestinians urging a boycott of Israeli products have begun confiscating goods in the West Bank, a movement leader said Tuesday, after activists dumped a truckload of Israeli milk and yogurt in a main square to the cheers of supporters. Activists will...
  • Travel risky in Gaza Strip, West Bank and Israel, U.S. warns

    Travel risky in Gaza Strip, West Bank and Israel, U.S. warns
    A new travel warning for Israel, issued Feb. 18, notes that "U.S. citizens need to be aware of continuing risks of travel" to the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and some metro areas, "including Tel Aviv and Haifa and surrounding regions," which the warning...