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  • Israel needs peace partner, security to resolve conflict

    After reading Zahi Khouri's guest column on Sept. 26, I was left aghast by the assertion that "Israel must do more..." Israel wants nothing more than for the West Bank and Gaza to function independently and without interference. The open issues of land...
  • British parliament to hold symbolic vote on Palestine status

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers will next week hold a symbolic parliamentary vote on whether the government should recognize Palestine as a state, a move unlikely to shift official policy but designed to raise the political profile of the issue....
  • Filmmaker stars Bethlehem as model of diversity in Middle East

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Palestinian filmmaker Leila Sansour returned to Bethlehem to make a film about her home town, she had no idea she would end up running a campaign to put the ancient city on the world map as a model for...
  • Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks in days: state news agency

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will host talks between rival Palestinian factions within days, followed by indirect negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis on the ceasefire in Gaza, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday. The report quoted an...
  • 'Too many Israelis' ready to give up on peace, Obama laments

    UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama lamented on Wednesday that "too many Israelis" were ready to abandon Middle East peace efforts and urged them to reflect on the matter, saying the status quo with the Palestinians was...
  • Israel says it's killed 2 Palestinians accused in kidnappings that led to Gaza war

    JERUSALEM After an extended manhunt, Israeli security forces on Tuesday tracked down and killed two Palestinians suspected of abducting and slaying three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank in June, the army said. The kidnapping, blamed by Israel on the...
  • Hamas and Fatah reach accord on sharing power in Gaza

    Hamas and Fatah reach accord on sharing power in Gaza
    The Islamist movement Hamas has agreed to share power in the Gaza Strip with the more moderate and secular Fatah faction, representatives from the two sides said at a news conference in the Egyptian capital on Thursday. Hamas forcibly ejected its...
  • Israeli forces kill 2 Hamas members suspected in deaths of 3 teens

    Israeli forces Tuesday killed two Palestinians considered responsible for the abduction and deaths in June of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank that helped trigger weeks of fighting in the Gaza Strip, officials said. According to the Israeli...
  • Opposed To Israel's Policies, Not Anti-Semitic

    The Sept. 19 editorial "Crossing The Line" misrepresents the Rev. Bruce Shipman's letter to The New York Times in much the same way that the critics misrepresented Jimmy Carter's 2006 book "Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid." In both cases, the critics have...
  • Israel says its troops kill Hamas men accused of slaying teens

    Israel says its troops kill Hamas men accused of slaying teens
    HEBRON West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday and the military said they were members of Hamas responsible for the killing of three Israeli youths in June, an attack that led to the...
  • Israel says it has killed 2 men suspected in slayings of 3 teens

    Israel says it has killed 2 men suspected in slayings of 3 teens
    Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday and the military said they were members of Hamas responsible for the killing of three Israeli youths in June, an attack that led to the Gaza war. Marwan Kawasme and...