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  • UNITED NATIONS: Israel's absence during Obama speech draws attention

     
    President Obama's call Thursday in an address before the U.N. General Assembly for Israel to extend its West Bank construction moratorium got little reaction from the Israeli delegation. That's because they weren't there. As Obama spoke about the...
  • ARAB WORLD: Media take aim at Palestinian Authority over renewed settlement expansion

     
    Images of Israeli settlers cheering as the first cement for a new foundation was poured dominated much of the Arabic news cycle on Monday, the day after a 10-month partial moratorium on settlement building in the West Bank expired. The......
  • WEST BANK: Mitchell searching for 'common ground' to salvage negotiations

     
    U.S. special envoy George Mitchell, who arrived Tuesday on a Mideast trip to try to salvage the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, seemed determined to continue his efforts to bridge the fast-growing gap between Israel and the Palestinians on the issue of.....
  • ISRAEL: On settlements, blocs and borders [Updated]

     
    Barring a breakthrough proving that the former settlement freeze was a stroke-of-genius gamble, for now it seems to have frozen peace talks more than anything else. Genius or not, the now-thawed freeze presents quite a quandary. But in the past......
  • ISRAEL: Officials find Morocco a tough room these days

     
    Officially, diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel are "suspended," according to Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is the way things have been since 2000, when Morocco (along with Tunisia and Oman) closed "interest offices" opened only...
  • Veterans Day 2010, the history and Obama's words to future veterans serving in Korea

     
    Veterans Day didn't start out as a day for veterans....
  • ISRAEL: Concern over Latin American recognition of Palestinian state

     
    First came Brazil. In a public letter addressed to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said his country "recognizes a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders." The statement came in response...
  • Richard Holbrooke, U.S. diplomat, dies at 69

    Richard Holbrooke, U.S. diplomat, dies at 69
    An administration official says Richard Holbrooke, a longtime U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, has died....
  • South Sudan Becomes New Nation

    South Sudan Becomes New Nation
    JUBA, South Sudan -- South Sudanese wept openly as they celebrated their independence Saturday, cheering, whistling and dancing down the streets in a ceremony fitting for the birth of a new nation. "We are free at last," some chanted, flags draped around...
  • Riots Erupt in N. Ireland After Protestant Marches

    Riots Erupt in N. Ireland After Protestant Marches
    BELFAST, Ireland -- Police fired plastic bullets and water cannon at Catholic youths in Belfast on Tuesday after rioting erupted when a Protestant parade passed their estate. The violence came on the culmination of a season of parades by pro-British...
  • Social networks as a grass-roots approach to Mideast peace

    The Quartet for Middle East peace met in Washington last week, and after the meeting a senior U.S. administration official said, "there are still gaps [between the Israelis and Palestinians]," and "more work needs to be done." A new path to peace and...