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  • Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says

    Israel's settlement building up sharply in 2013, report says
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli construction in West Bank settlements has increased dramatically in 2013, according to a new report. According to the report by Peace Now, an anti-settlement advocacy group, construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank was up...
  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war. It remained unclear...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...
  • Congolese army gains in east could see defeat of M23 rebels

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Congolese troops backed by a U.N. force on Wednesday drove insurgents from the M23 group from the eastern border town of Bunagana, the rebels' headquarters and last stronghold. The action raised the possibility that the...
  • Palestinian leader Abbas: Peace talks so far 'without results'

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – For the first time since the start of the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations three months ago, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has publicly declared that the negotiations have not yet produced any results. The...
  • Israel reportedly OKs prisoner release, but not settlement freeze

    JERUSALEM – As part of a U.S.-backed proposal to restart peace talks, Israel has agreed to release an unspecified number of Palestinian prisoners, but will not freeze settlement construction in the West Bank, a top Israeli official said Saturday....
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Local Irish band Dullahan Rogue (pictured) performs a free set from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www....
  • City Lights: Peace might have a chance

    So "2001: A Space Odyssey" got it wrong. That was one of my impressions from talking with Fran Faraz, the Golden West College professor who co-organized the fifth annual Peace Conference to be held Friday on campus. I called Faraz, who coordinates the...
  • U.S. should encourage regime change in Syria

    U.S. should encourage regime change in Syria
    As the wave of revolution continues to sweep through the Arab world, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad could be its next victim. While many in the United States and Israel appear hesitant to support Syria's anti-regime forces — basing their thinking...
  • Obama's Mideast speech: Israel and the Arab Spring

    Obama's Mideast speech: Israel and the Arab Spring
    The most surprising aspect of President Barack Obama's speech Thursday on U.S. policy in the Middle East may have been his strongly worded call for a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on Israel's boundaries before 1967....
  • Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears
    We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world. Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...