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  • Bin Laden widows sentenced to 45 days on immigration law violations

     
    A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden’s three widows and two of his daughters to 45 days in jail each for entering the country illegally and ordered that they be deported once their sentences end, the lawyer for the five women said Monday....
  • Palestinians in Israeli jails begin third week of hunger strike

     
    Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on Tuesday entered their third week of a hunger strike to protest jail conditions and the practice of holding some suspects in administrative detention without charges or trial....
  • Palestinian factions set new election timeline

     
    Rival Palestinian factions announced the latest deal and timeline to implement their long-delayed unity government and hold new elections, but skepticism remained high about whether the two sides were close to mending their differences....
  • Israel releases speaker of Palestinian parliament from detention

     
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Israeli authorities released a senior Hamas lawmaker Thursday after six months held under the controversial practice of administrative detention. Aziz Dweik, speaker of the Palestinian parliament, was arrested Jan. 19 at a...
  • Arafat's widow files lawsuit to press for probe into his death

     
    The widow of Yasser Arafat filed a lawsuit in France on Tuesday charging that the Palestinian leader was poisoned to death by an unknown person or persons labeled X, a move designed to press French officials to investigate....
  • Rights watchdog accuses Hamas of torture, abuse of Palestinians

     
    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are living under a criminal justice system that violates their human rights by using torture, arbitrary arrests and warrantless searches, according to a report by Human Rights Watch....
  • Palestinians vote in first local elections since 2005

     
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians headed to the polls Saturday in the West Bank’s first local elections in seven years, selecting new leaders for 93 cities and villages. Turnout was light in the morning but picked up as the day progressed,...
  • Fatah dominates West Bank election amid low turnout

     
    Amid a lackluster voter turnout, Palestinians largely elected the dominant Fatah Party to represent them in local councils throughout the West Bank, election officials said Sunday....
  • China media: Quiet on Communist Party Congress, gaga for U.S. election

     
    If you picked up a Chinese newspaper in the past week, here's a smattering of the details you could have learned about the U.S. presidential campaign: Mitt Romney might be tanning himself in a bid to appeal to minorities; at 7-Eleven convenience stores,...
  • Lebanese army warns against violence amid tensions

     
    The Lebanese army moved Monday to quell unrest following an outbreak of clashes in the aftermath of the politically charged funeral of a police official assassinated in a car bomb attack. The army vowed to use “decisive measures’ to insure...
  • Bomb rocks Damascus as peace envoy meets with Assad

     
    A car bomb exploded Sunday at one of the entrances to Damascus’ Old City, killing 13 people and injuring 29, as an international peace envoy seeking a cease-fire in the Syrian conflict met with President Bashar Assad, state media reported....