| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:59 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Marking the ninth anniversary of the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Palestinians in the West Bank held rallies on Monday and accused Israel of assassinating Arafat and calling for an international inquiry...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:40 AM
CAIRO — A court on Monday extended the detention of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi for 30 days while prosecutors investigate charges stemming from a 2011 prison break by the Islamist leader and other members of his Muslim...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Said Musa Maragha, a Palestinian military commander who rose through the ranks of the Palestine Liberation Organization to become a trusted lieutenant of PLO leader Yasser Arafat, then broke away to lead Syrian-backed Palestinian rebels who besieged...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:42 AM
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....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 10:23 AM
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,...