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  • US fears Palestinian Authority collapse without more cash

    The U.S. fears that without a cash injection, the Palestinian Authority could collapse, entailing serious security implications for Palestinians and Israelis. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the issue Saturday with British Foreign Secretary...
  • US trial over attacks could hurt Palestinian war crimes push

    Palestinian officials are nervously watching a landmark terrorism trial in the United States, brought by victims of Palestinian suicide bombings and shootings aimed at civilians. They fear a negative verdict could hurt their international image at a...
  • US jury to decide if Palestinian groups to blame for attacks

    The PLO and Palestinian Authority should not be blamed for terror attacks in Israel that killed or wounded Americans in the early 2000s, the groups' lawyer told a New York City jury Thursday, but the victims' attorney insisted the organizations sanctioned...
  • Arab flock seeks reform, challenging Greek Orthodox leader

    At a recent Sunday mass, Arab Christians enthusiastically joined in the ancient chants and prayers of their faith — until the name of their spiritual leader was invoked. "Unworthy, unworthy, unworthy," some called out in unison, their disdain aimed...
  • Ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres, 91, thinks he'll see peace in his lifetime

    Ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres, 91, thinks he'll see peace in his lifetime
    These are uneasy times in Israel. Tension between Israelis and Palestinians has escalated since the collapse of American-brokered peace talks last year. Thousands of foreign fighters, some of them reportedly Israeli Arabs, have poured into neighboring...
  • Pope Francis steers Catholic Church away from sex to real-world politics

    He's met with a transgender man, told Catholics not to breed like rabbits and washed the feet of a Muslim woman. While all this may sound like he's ready to overturn dogma, Pope Francis' real interest is geopolitics. In less than two years in office,...
  • Palestinians launch boycott of Israeli food products in West Bank

    Activists from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement launched a campaign in the West Bank on Wednesday, calling on people to boycott products made by six major Israeli food companies. They said the campaign was a response to Israel's recent...
  • What conflict? Israeli election race pays scant attention to making peace with Palestinians

    Judging by Israel's election race, the decades-long conflict with the Palestinians is not an important issue. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prefers to focus on Iran, and moderate opponents prefer to attack the right-wing government on Netanyahu's...
  • Palestinians to put settlements in focus at war crimes court

    RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian leaders plan to ask a war crimes tribunal in two months to prosecute Israel for building settlements, leaving charges from last year's war in the Gaza Strip for later, Foreign Minister Riad Malki said. The calculation,...
  • Peace is elusive in Gaza

    Peace is elusive in Gaza
    The Washington Post's William Booth witnessed a chilling event in the Gaza Strip on Thursday: thousands of youths lined up “in crisp military fashion” for a “graduation ceremony” after a week of training by the armed wing of the...
  • Israeli plans for new settlement construction irk U.S., Palestinians

    Israeli plans for new settlement construction irk U.S., Palestinians
    Israeli plans to advance settlement construction in the West Bank drew sharp rebukes Friday from the United States and Palestinian Authority, adding to already strained relations. The Israel Land Authority on Thursday invited bids to build 450...