| Jun 25, 2014
Three teenage boys disappear without a trace, apparently while hitchhiking. If this happened somewhere in the Midwest, it would be an agonizing mystery and a police matter. Shift the incident to the Mideast, and you have a far more complex and dangerous...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Israeli soldiers on a search-and-arrest mission in the West Bank on Monday shot and killed a 24-year-old Palestinian at a refugee camp north of Ramallah, threatening heightened tensions in the region already in turmoil over the Palestinians' newly...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer Ray Gordon conveniently overlooks historical fact and present-day reality when he accuses Israel of failing to accommodate the demands of the Palestinian Authority under the unified government of Fatah and Hamas ("U.S. should hold Israel...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The article, "Netanyahu: Don't sign off on new Palestinian government" (June 2), describes disingenuous remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemning the formation of a Palestinian unity government combining Fatah and Hamas...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Obama administration has angered Israel by saying that it will continue to work with, and provide assistance to, the Palestinian Authority even after a reconciliation between President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist movement Hamas. But the...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Rethinking the two-state solution," Opinion, Oct. 1
One would think that the civil war in Syria, the unrest in Egypt and Turkey and the inability of Hamas and Fatah to agree on anything would give pause to Neve Gordon, who effectively called for...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months.
At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In the 65 years since the creation of Israel and the scattering of millions of Palestinians from their historic homeland, hope of resolving the core crisis of the Middle East has risen to joyous pinnacles like Camp David and crashed into despair with...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:10 AM
CAIRO — The families and colleagues of seven Egyptian soldiers who were kidnapped last week in North Sinai kept Egypt’s borders with the Gaza Strip closed Sunday for the third day in a row.
Nearly 170 demonstrators have gathered inside the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:41 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new government Thursday headed by a British-educated academic with no political experience.
New Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who has served since 1998 as president of An Najah...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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.