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  • 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,...
  • Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take

    Abbas erred in going to ICC: Their Take
    Abbas' blunder Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders.…[I]t's a grievous mistake that will...
  • 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...
  • Palestinian Authority's move makes no sense

    Palestinian Authority's move makes no sense
    The Sun Sentinel has joined a plethora of newspapers in reporting the attempt of the Palestinian Authority to be heard by the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israel is guilty of various war crimes. This move is simply the latest in a series of...
  • A big mistake by Palestinian leaders

    Last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers to join the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the first step to seeking war crimes charges against Israeli leaders. Abbas did this one day after the United Nations Security...
  • Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood

    Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood
    After a disastrous 2014, Palestinians are embarking on a risky new gambit for 2015: seeking to internationalize the Middle East peace process. After decades of American-led mediation efforts, the Palestinian leadership is moving aggressively to court...
  • West Bank settlers reportedly throw stones at U.S. diplomats

    West Bank settlers reportedly throw stones at U.S. diplomats
    A U.S. diplomatic convoy was attacked Friday in the West Bank by Jewish settlers throwing rocks, Israeli news reports said. Diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem had arrived to investigate accusations by Palestinians in the village of Turmus...
  • Palestinians joining International Criminal Court; U.S., Israel object

    A day after a bruising defeat in the United Nations, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed papers Wednesday to join the International Criminal Court, which will give the Palestinians a venue to pursue war crimes charges against Israel....
  • Security Council rejects Palestinian demand to withdraw Israeli forces

    Security Council rejects Palestinian demand to withdraw Israeli forces
    The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected a proposal demanding withdrawal of Israeli forces from the West Bank and East Jerusalem by the end of 2017, in another setback for Palestinian efforts to build international pressure on Israel. The...