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  • Israeli army attacks Hamas site in Gaza after rocket strike

    Israeli army attacks Hamas site in Gaza after rocket strike
    Israel carried out an airstrike against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, calling it retaliation for a rocket blast from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel on Friday. The Israeli military said it had targeted a "Hamas...
  • To end Palestinian incitement, first define it

    To end Palestinian incitement, first define it
    (JTA) — A former Clinton administration envoy has let the cat out of the bag on the issue of Palestinian incitement, putting him squarely at odds with Secretary of State John Kerry. Shibley Telhami was one of the Clinton administration's...
  • U.N. hearing Palestinian resolution on proposed peace deal

    U.N. hearing Palestinian resolution on proposed peace deal
    The United Nations Security Council planned to convene a meeting Tuesday afternoon to take up a Palestinian demand for a resolution calling for a peace deal with Israel within a year, U.N. officials announced. The proposal, vehemently opposed by 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...
  • 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....
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...