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  • U.S. criticizes Israeli appropriation of West Bank land

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday took the unusual step of publicly criticizing Israel for plans to appropriate land in the occupied West Bank and calling for it to reverse the decision. Some 400 hectares (988 acres) in the Etzion...
  • Hamas popularity surges as Palestinian rivalry flares

    RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Militant group Hamas would sweep Palestinian elections if they were held today after its support soared during seven weeks of war with Israel in Gaza, an opinion poll published on Tuesday found. The Palestinian Center for...
  • Israeli land grab provokes anger in West Bank and US

    JERUSALEM An announcement by Israel that it was appropriating nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank to prepare for further settlement construction has drawn criticism from the United States and protests from the Palestinian leadership. The...
  • Britain 'deplores' Israel decision to claim West Bank land

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Monday it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel's international reputation. On Sunday, Israel...
  • After lopsided warfare, Israel and Hamas declare victory

    JERUSALEM After a 50-day conflict in Gaza that ended with inconclusive results, leaders of Israel and Hamas are struggling to convince their war-weary constituents that the costly campaign has brought them real achievements. But analysts say that the...
  • What's next for Gaza?

    The "long-term" cease-fire between Israel and Hamas announced on Tuesday — assuming that it holds — is welcome first and foremost because it promises an end to a conflict that disproportionately cost the lives of innocent civilians. Israel and...
  • Israel strikes targets across Gaza, killing 8

    With Egypt calling on Israel and Palestinian militants to agree to an open-ended cease-fire, Israeli forces pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Saturday, one day after an Israeli child was killed by a mortar strike. Rockets continued to hit Israel,...
  • Gaza ceasefire talks 'difficult' but truce holds

    Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are "difficult", Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so far and fighting could soon resume. As a 72-hour ceasefire held for a...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • Dehumanizing The Palestinians

    The letter by David Basch,"Palestinians Totally Responsible for Civilians Deaths" [July 25, courant.com], is not only outrageous and untrue but an attempt to dehumanize the Palestinians. The much-heralded Gaza withdrawal in 2005 cited by Mr. Basch as an...
  • U.S. works with Jordan, Europeans at U.N. on Gaza ceasefire draft

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has prepared its own draft outline for a U.N. resolution demanding a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and is now working with European powers and Jordan on a joint text, diplomats...