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  • Palestinian police clash with backers of striking U.N. agency workers

    Palestinian police clash with backers of striking U.N. agency workers
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian police used tear gas and stun grenades Sunday to disperse dozens of protesters at a refugee camp north of Ramallah who had blocked main roads leading to the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority. The...
  • Is Mideast peace possible?

    In its quest for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the United States has pursued essentially the same objective over several administrations. So when Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced during his latest round of shuttle diplomacy that "we...
  • Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible

    Palestinian negotiator: peace 'framework' with Israel possible
    BEIT JALA, West Bank – Israel and the Palestinians should be able to reach a basic "framework agreement" for peace by the end of April and a full peace treaty within a year after that, the chief Palestinian negotiator said Wednesday. In a...
  • Violence flares between Israeli military and Palestinians in Gaza

    Violence flares between Israeli military and Palestinians in Gaza
    JERUSALEM-- Israeli military forces launched a series of attacks in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to suspected Palestinian sniper fire that killed an Israeli civilian doing repair work on the border fence, military authorities said. A 3-year-old...
  • Bethlehem comes alive on Christmas Eve

    Bethlehem comes alive on Christmas Eve
    BETHLEHEM, West Bank – Thousands of Palestinians as well as international pilgrims and tourists descended on Bethlehem on Tuesday to celebrate Christmas Eve. People stood at Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity watching a parade of...
  • Israel releases 26 more Palestinian prisoners

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israel released 26 Palestinian prisoners early Tuesday, the third of four groups it promised to free as part of peace talks restarted during the summer. Most of the prisoners were from Palestinian Authority President...
  • Israeli right simmers over reports of U.S. framework for peace

    Israeli right simmers over reports of U.S. framework for peace
    JERUSALEM -- Ahead of another visit this week by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, reports that he plans to present a framework for peace to Israeli and Palestinian leaders are causing growing unrest among Israeli opponents of a two-state solution....
  • Kerry seeks to reassure Israelis amid criticism of peace process

    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry began a trip to Israel Tuesday evening with a visit to Tel Aviv, where he offered reassurances about renewed peace talks ahead of separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Peace "is...
  • Secretary of State Kerry meets with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry met separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday to extend support at a tense juncture in peace talks. Heading into a...
  • Kerry warns of violence if Israeli-Palestinian peace talks fail

    JERUSALEM -- On a mission to keep the troubled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on track, Secretary of State John F. Kerry continued his round of meetings with Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian leaders Thursday. Between sessions with Israeli Prime...
  • Palestinians blame Israel for Arafat's poisoning

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- In the wake of a forensics report claiming that Yasser Arafat was killed by radioactive material, the Palestinian committee investigating his death accused Israel on Friday of poisoning the Palestinian leader. Speaking at a news...