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  • Israel cuts off electricity to thousands of West Bank Palestinians

    Israel's electric company cut off power Monday to more than 700,000 Palestinians in two major West Bank cities and nearby villages, and warned that more outages are coming if Palestinian officials don't pay millions of dollars in outstanding debt. The...
  • 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...
  • Palestinian activist: boycott of Israeli products begins

    Most West Bank shops no longer carry the products of six major Israeli food companies, as a boycott triggered by rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions is taking hold, a boycott leader said Sunday. Activists in the Fatah movement of Palestinian President...
  • Suit against Palestinian groups includes Chicago-area woman

    A suburban Chicago woman who was shot in a 2002 attack in Jerusalem is among plaintiffs who could benefit from multimillion-dollar judgment against two Palestinian entities. WMAQ-TV (http://bit.ly/1G0Y1Cc ) reports Shayna Gould testified recently...
  • With closed borders, Gazans unable to make Muslim pilgrimage

    With the war-battered Gaza Strip's borders closed, thousands of people have been shut out of a Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia because they cannot leave the sealed territory. Some 7,500 Gazans have sought to travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the minor...
  • The economic siege of Palestine

    The economic siege of Palestine
    Approximately three months ago, Israel’s government decided to start freezing the monthly transfer of tax refunds that are owed to Palestinians. The decision by Israel, presumably taken to coerce the Palestinian leadership from applying for...
  • West Bank settlers vote although outside of sovereign Israel

    When Israelis go to the polls next month, tens of thousands of Jewish settlers in the West Bank will also be casting votes, even though they do not live on what is sovereign Israeli territory. This exception in a country that doesn't allow absentee...
  • New York jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks

    New York jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks
    A federal jury in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for a series of terrorist attacks that killed or wounded Americans in Israel during the early 2000s, officials announced Monday. The verdict,...
  • Palestinians to press war-crimes case against Israel

    Palestinians to press war-crimes case against Israel
    Turning up the pressure on Israel, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they are joining the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against the Jewish state — a risky, high-stakes move that brought threats of retaliation from...
  • Membership in international court risky for PA

    Membership in international court risky for PA
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is being badly advised. If the PA becomes a member of the International Criminal Court and Israel does not, it is Israel who will have the upper hand. The PA could charge individuals with crimes, but have no...
  • 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...