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  • International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians

    International court opens preliminary probe of Israel, Palestinians
    Two weeks after the Palestinian Authority asked to join the International Criminal Court, the Hague-based ICC on Friday opened a preliminary probe that could result in war-crimes charges against Israelis and Palestinians alike. Court prosecutor Fatou...
  • Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court

     Understanding the Palestinian bid to join International Criminal Court
    Usually, when Israel and the Palestinians come to blows, the conflict is precipitated by some physical action: rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, an angry dispute over a holy site, Palestinian youths dead at the hands of Israeli forces. Yet the two...
  • Why wasn't Obama at the anti-terrorism rally in France?

    The heads of Great Britain, Germany and Israel were there. But President Barack Obama didn't attend the massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris Sunday, days after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The secretary of state, John...
  • France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices

    France steps up security; officials suspect attackers had accomplices
    Heavily armed soldiers patrolled a Jewish neighborhood and the base of the Eiffel Tower on Monday as France began the deployment of more than 10,000 troops on home soil and authorities said they believed that accomplices of the militants who launched twin...
  • America's absence at Paris rally a mistake

    I wonder how the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo might lampoon President Barack Obama for not attending Sunday's massive march in Paris, an event that drew as many as 1.5 million people and more than 40 heads of state in a show of unity against...
  • White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris

    White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris
    The White House acknowledged Monday that it blundered in not sending a prominent administration official to Sunday’s giant rally in Paris in support of free speech, making a rare admission of a mistake but offering little insight into how it...
  • France continues pursuit of slain gunman's girlfriend

    France continues pursuit of slain gunman's girlfriend
    French authorities raced Saturday to find the girlfriend of one of three dead Islamist suspects, who authorities declared was “armed and dangerous” and heavily involved in the terrorist attacks that rocked France for three days. But as the...
  • Muslim leaders condemn French massacre, but some on street disagree

    A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims. Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...
  • Israelis, Palestinians differ on factors leading to official's death

    Israeli and Palestinian pathologists largely agreed Thursday on the cause of death for a Palestinian official who collapsed during clashes with Israeli soldiers at a protest but were divided on the factors that contributed to his death. Ziad Abu Ein,...
  • Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution

    Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged patience Tuesday as he met in London with Palestinian officials seeking a U.N. resolution that would lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state. Speaking to reporters before the meeting, Kerry declined to take a...
  • Pope Francis' role in Cuba stretches back years

    Pope Francis' role in Cuba stretches back years
    It has been a generation since Pope John Paul II helped kickstart the collapse of the Soviet Union through his support for anti-communists in his native Poland. Now a new pontiff, Francis, has taken up where John Paul left off. Francis, the first...