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Salam Fayyad was 55 years old when they found him six years ago. They are the secretary of state and the European donors who wanted to help the Palestine Authority in its hour of trial but did not want to see their contributions diverted by corrupt...
Reuters* New TV gives glimpse of views of frustrated youth * Partisan rivalry, occupation defines moribund politics * Slim majority of youth think they can be force for change By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, May 1 (Reuters) - Far from the children...
This post has been corrected. See note below for details.JERUSALEM -- Embattled Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad resigned late Saturday after struggling for years against political rivals and lackluster public support. Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who in recent months had also clashed...
Tags: Finance, Salam Fayyad, Politics, George Washington, John Kerry
RAMALLAH, West Bank – The political future of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad appeared shaky Thursday amid reports that he will resign after growing tired of constant battles with his rivals. Fayyad has come close to stepping...
Are Roman Catholics, evangelical Christians and “ultra-Orthodox” Jews religious extremists comparable to the Ku Klux Klan and Al Qaeda? Yes, according to a PowerPoint slide that was apparently used by the U.S. Army Reserve in a training...
The Hartford CourantIt's a measure of the relatively quiet time for Israel these days that the sharpest argument at a big national security conference here was between an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who wanted "autonomy" for his fellow believers and secular Israelis in the audience...
The Lebanon Daily StarThe call by controversial Sheikh Ahmad Assir for jihad in Syria has generated some enthusiasm, as well as a considerable level of skepticism among his fellow Sidonians. Shortly after noon prayers, Uthman Honeineh arrived at Assir's Bilal Bin Rabah...
Tags: Lebanon, Islam, Jihad, Beirut (Lebanon), Religion and Belief
ReutersBy Jessica Dye NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that Arab Bank Plc must face claims in a U.S. court that it provided material support to the Palestinian group Hamas, lawyers said. U.S. District Judge Nina Gershon in...
Reuters* Visits, pledges of deals mark Ahmadinejad's Africa policy * Ties fail to deliver votes for Iran at UN Security Council * Sanctions on nuclear activity cut African trade with Iran By David Lewis DAKAR, April 23 (Reuters) - Before Iranian President...
Tags: Western Africa, Politics, Religion and Belief, Israel, Nigeria
Fiery peppers and searing spices heat up Gaza Strip cuisine, a fitting metaphor, perhaps, for the enclave's place in the cauldron of Middle East strife. Israeli troops have imposed a tight cordon around Gaza border crossings, sea access and airspace...
In a way, it all began with the collapse of the Soviet empire. The raison d'être of the Central Intelligence Agency and American military might evaporated between 1989 and 1991. Washington and Langley might not always realize it, but one of the main...
ReutersANKARA, April 22 (Reuters) - An Israeli delegation arrived in Turkey on Monday for the first time since 2010 to discuss compensation for the killing of nine Turks by Israeli commandos on a Gaza-bound aid ship, a sign of improving relations between the two...
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