| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
One can only applaud the restarting of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which controls the West Bank. Yet, given the other problems the United States currently faces in the Middle East — crises in Egypt, Syria and Iraq, to...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:30 AM
If the letter writer Ray Gordon considers his stream of anti-Israel rhetoric even-handed reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, then perhaps Al Jazeera is not biased ("Al Jazeera will give America a balanced view of the Middle East," Aug. 7)....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Based on The Sun's unprecedented pre-launch promotion for Al Jazeera ("The new news team," Aug. 4) there can't possibly be any doubt whatsoever that The Sun is joined at the hip with anti-American conspirators whose goal is "fundamentally transforming the...
| Aug 8, 2013
Even by Middle East standards, the scene in a Dead Sea restaurant, situated within a “green zone”–a no-man’s-land claimed by neither Israelis nor Palestinians–was surreal. As a camel knelt outside, two Israeli soldiers...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
It is outrageous and offensive for cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher to picture the terrorist group Hamas as the equivalent of Israeli settlers in a recent cartoon accompanying your editorial about the upcoming peace talks ("Israeli-Palestinian talks merit...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
| Aug 3, 2013
Re "Israelis and Palestinians to confront tough issues," July 31
It is disappointing that the United States continues to show unconditional support for Israel even when our ally violates international law and ignores U.N. resolutions condemning its...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
CAIRO — In a showdown that could spark a fresh wave of violence, the Egyptian government announced Wednesday that security forces were preparing to disperse sit-ins by thousands of Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:22 PM
GAZA CITY – Already under pressure from the new military-led government in Egypt, the militant group Hamas took another public-relations blow Tuesday when Iran began distributing food aid to Gazans, but delivered the charity through Hamas' rival,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:52 AM
It's hardly an exaggeration to describe the long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that reconvened in Washington this week as the pre-nuptial ceremony for an arranged marriage between a reluctant couple who neither like nor trust each other much....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:39 AM
CAIRO -- At least 40 supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi were killed by police and other gunmen early Saturday as security forces moved to break up a monthlong demonstration by thousands of Islamists camped outside a Cairo mosque.