| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:50 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank After eight years of joint security operations and intelligence sharing with Israel that have kept tensions in the West Bank from erupting most of the time, Palestinian leaders are weighing an end to the arrangement.
| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:11 PM
Activists from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement launched a campaign in the West Bank on Wednesday, calling on people to boycott products made by six major Israeli food companies.
They said the campaign was a response to Israel's recent...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:29 PM
Serbia has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after he pledged millions of dollars in investments from the Emirates, where he has lived in exile, Serbian officials said Sunday.
Serbia's Foreign Minister...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:05 PM
JAR-ALLA, Iraq Sheikh Mohammed jumped into his battered Toyota pickup and offered a visiting journalist his rusting Kalashnikov assault rifle for the three-mile ride to the front lines.
The offer rejected, he told his cousin Ali not to mention the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Gregg Carlstrom criticizes Israel's policy of demolishing the homes of homicide bombers and other Muslims who murder Jews. What would he suggest Israel do?
It is faced with thousands of Muslims inside Israel who support the genocidal charters of Hamas,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In condemning Israel for finally taking action to counter terrorist and rocket attacks, Ray Gordon ignores the history of the last nine years of the conflict between Hamas and Israel ("Hold Israel accountable for war crimes," Dec. 23). After Israel...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Turning up the pressure on Israel, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they are joining the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against the Jewish state — a risky, high-stakes move that brought threats of retaliation from...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine.
THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Tension increased Friday between Palestinian political adversaries Fatah and Hamas, which have formed a unity government, after a series of explosions in the Gaza Strip that targeted the homes of key Fatah members.
The blasts caused no injuries but...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:40 PM
For the first time since 2007, Palestinian Authority officials traveled Thursday from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip.
Describing the day as "historic," Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah held a first meeting of the new unity government...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Letter writer Irwin E. Weiss could not be further from the truth when he refers to Israel's recent invasion of Gaza as its "recent war of defense" ("Compare and contrast: Israel in Gaza, U.S. in Syria," Sept. 25).
In fact, it was Israel that...