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  • Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank raid

    Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank raid
    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israeli troops shot and killed at least three Palestinians and injured a dozen others in a raid early Saturday on the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, Israeli army and Palestinian medics said. A large army force...
  • Israeli fire kills 3 in West Bank after raid on Hamas safe-house sparks melee

    JERUSALEM Israeli security forces killed three Palestinians in the West Bank early Saturday in a shootout during a raid on a hideout of a wanted Hamas militant, the army and Palestinians said, the deadliest incident in the territory in months. The...
  • Pictures in the News | March 18, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Edison crews work to remove power lines and pole toppled by the driver of a sport-utility vehicle on Artesia Boulevard in La Mirada. Los Angeles: Models listen to directions backstage before modeling Ozgur Masur's FW14...
  • Scarlett Johansson addresses Woody Allen, SodaStream controversies

    Scarlett Johansson defended herself for working with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual abuse by his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow, and for promoting SodaStream, an Israeli-owned company that operates a factory in a West Bank settlement,...
  • Israeli troops kill Jordanian judge of Palestinian descent at border

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Jordanian judge of Palestinian descent Monday at Allenby Bridge border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan, according to statements from the Israeli army and a Palestinian official. A...
  • Conference kicks off Kerry's plan to boost Palestinian economy

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague. A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
  • Obama: the anti-interventionist [Commentary]

    Obama: the anti-interventionist [Commentary]
    The weakest part of Barack Obama's resume was always national defense. His was the life of a community organizer with stops at Harvard Law, a private law firm, the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Senate. The typical issues followed suit: community...
  • 'Omar' production as full of twists as the movie itself

     'Omar' production as full of twists as the movie itself
    Hany Abu-Assad should be used to the tension by now. The Palestinian director has shot most of his films ("Paradise Now," "Rana's Wedding") in a region known far more for its conflict than its cinema, and his story lines often take place in between...
  • Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back

    Obama nudges Netanyahu on peace plan, Israeli leader pushes back
    WASHINGTON — President Obama tried Monday to nudge Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toward a peace plan with Palestinians, urging him to make the "tough decisions" needed to advance a two-state solution. But as a U.S.-imposed deadline...
  • Beating back the assault on Israel's legitimacy

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Leaders of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement say they are protesting Israel's policies in the West Bank. They are doing far more than that. BDS advocates routinely oppose a two-state solution and seek to delegitimize...
  • A 'Jewish State' and the peace process

    Before the current peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians began it was agreed that there would be a nine-month deadline after which Secretary of State Kerry would present a consensus Framework Agreement under which more in-depth negotiations...