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  • Egyptian court extends detention of ousted president Mohamed Morsi

    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...
  • Said Musa Maragha dies at 86; Arafat ally became an enemy

    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...
  • New Palestinian Authority government sworn in

    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...
  • Supporters of abducted soldiers keep Sinai-Gaza border shut

    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...
  • Global Voices: Palestinian quest for statehood a moving target

    Global Voices: Palestinian quest for statehood a moving target
    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...
  • 2 killings shatter relative calm between Israelis, Palestinians

    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...
  • 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....