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  • Kerry pushes for Mideast peace, donors pledge $5 billion for Palestinians

    CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and all their neighbors was possible. But prospects for a renewed peace...
  • Gaza aid conference may fall short of $4 billion sought by Palestinians: U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials voiced doubts on Friday that an international donors conference to be held in Cairo this weekend will meet the Palestinians' full request for $4 billion in aid pledges to rebuild the Gaza Strip after it was...
  • Palestinian PM convenes first unity government meeting in Gaza

    GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian technocrat prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Hamas-dominated Gaza Strip on Thursday and convened the first meeting of a unity government there since a brief civil war in 2007 between Hamas and forces loyal to the...
  • Palestinian Cabinet officials hold 'historic' unity meeting in Gaza

    For the first time since 2007, Palestinian Authority officials traveled Thursday from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip. Describing the day as "historic," Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah held a first meeting of the new unity government...
  • The war against ISIS

    The decision of President Barack Obama to wage air war against ISIS, while leading an as yet nebulous -- militarily speaking -- new coalition of Arab and other ground forces, against what claims to be the New Islamic Caliphate still is swimming in a sea...
  • Israel alarmed at Sweden's plan to recognize Palestinian state

    Israel alarmed at Sweden's plan to recognize Palestinian state
    Responding to a statement by Sweden’s new prime minister that his country would recognize Palestine as a state, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Sunday that such an action will “not promote peace” but impede it. It...
  • Israel needs peace partner, security to resolve conflict

    After reading Zahi Khouri's guest column on Sept. 26, I was left aghast by the assertion that "Israel must do more..." Israel wants nothing more than for the West Bank and Gaza to function independently and without interference. The open issues of land...
  • Daniel Gordis: Another Palestinian leader makes a mistake at U.N.

    Daniel Gordis: Another Palestinian leader makes a mistake at U.N.
    Abba Eban, Israel's legendary representative to the United Nations, once famously remarked that "the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity." Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proved Eban's point Friday, in an incendiary speech to the U....
  • Middle-of-night move by Jewish settlers unsettles Arab neighborhood

    JERUSALEM Umm Muhammad Hayat discovered early Tuesday that she had new neighbors in what used to be her brother-in-law's home upstairs. Jewish settlers had arrived in the early morning darkness, and by Wednesday evening they had already torn down an...
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...