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  • ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride will march to parliament for equality

     
    The annual Jerusalem Pride march is taking to the streets of Jerusalem on Thursday and taking the community's demand for rights downtown and up to the Knesset, Israel's parliament. In past years, intense controversy surrounding the yearly event,...
  • Why Israel is after me

    Amman, Jordan — I AM A PALESTINIAN from Nazareth, a citizen of Israel and was, until last month, a member of the Israeli parliament. But now, in an ironic twist reminiscent of France's Dreyfus affair — in which a French Jew was accused of...
  • Israel's crisis of leadership

    Israel's crisis of leadership
    Israel is in the throes of a grave crisis of leadership. General elections are scheduled for Feb. 10, and there is no widely respected or overwhelmingly popular leader in sight. Even with the existential threat of a nuclear Iran looming over the country,...
  • Is this a new Benjamin Netanyahu?

    Is this a new Benjamin Netanyahu?
    Bibi is back. Unlikely as it seemed after his resounding electoral defeat in 1999, Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel's right-wing Likud Party, has returned triumphantly from the political wilderness and was inaugurated -- for the second time --...
  • Hamas' stand

    Damascus, Syria — HAMAS' RESCUE of a BBC journalist from his captors in Gaza last week was surely cause for rejoicing. But I want to be clear about one thing: We did not deliver up Alan Johnston as some obsequious boon to Western powers. It was...
  • Ehud Olmert's failed promises

    With its broken promises and wasted potential for peacemaking, the era of Ehud Olmert is ending. On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was chosen to replace Olmert as head of the ruling Kadima party. Brought down by corruption allegations and...
  • San Diego judge grants asylum to ex-Israeli spy

    San Diego judge grants asylum to ex-Israeli spy
    The son of a Hamas founder who became a Christian and an Israeli spy will be granted U.S. asylum after he passes a routine background check, an immigration judge ruled Wednesday. A deportation hearing Wednesday for 32-year-old Mosab Hassan Yousef...
  • In Theory: An interview with Desmond Tutu

    Anglican Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu has announced that, after his 79th birthday in October, he is to resign from nearly all of his official commitments and withdraw from public life, the United Kingdom's Guardian newspaper reported last week. He...
  • Israel approves barrier, pullout

    JERUSALEM - In decisions apparently aimed at shaping future Israeli-Palestinian borders, Israel's Cabinet approved yesterday the removal of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip and part of the West Bank and decided that the separation barrier should...
  • Ex-vice president of Iraq captured, turned over to U.S.

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Taha Yassin Ramadan, a former Iraqi vice president known as "Saddam's knuckles" for his ruthlessness against regime enemies, was captured by Kurdish fighters Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and turned over to U.S. forces....