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  • Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel

    Palestinians join International Criminal Court, hope move will deter Israel
    The Palestinian Authority expressed hope Wednesday that its new membership in the International Criminal Court will deter Israeli military strikes on the Palestinian people. Speaking from The Hague following a brief ceremony introducing the Palestinians...
  • Netanyahu's election rhetoric in Israel may help rein in settler movement

    Set in rocky hills just half an hour's drive east of the skyscrapers of Tel Aviv, this Jewish settlement has the air of a placid suburb. Mothers with baby carriages chat outside the dry cleaner. A delivery truck pulls up to the supermarket's loading dock....
  • Peace will come eventually but likely not in our time

    Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are dead because Netanyahu has declared there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel's prime...
  • After Netanyahu's reelection, tough love and damage control by the U.S.

    After Netanyahu's reelection, tough love and damage control by the U.S.
    When President Obama began his second term — the time presidents traditionally build foreign policy legacies — he had two major projects in the Middle East: a nuclear agreement with Iran and a peace settlement based on a Palestinian state....
  • No peace in Middle East now or even soon

    No peace in Middle East now or even soon
    Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is 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...
  • 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...
  • Hobby Lobby, lawyer fees and Maxwell: Letters

    Hobby Lobby, lawyer fees and Maxwell: Letters
    A heartfelt message Thanks to Hobby Lobby for the wonderful, touching Christmas greeting in the Orlando Sentinel's Christmas Day edition. The paid advertisement featured a heartfelt, moving picture, and one that deeply touched me and my husband. It is...
  • Senior Palestinian official dies after scuffle with Israeli soldiers

    Senior Palestinian official dies after scuffle with Israeli soldiers
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemned a clash Wednesday between Israeli troops and protesters that preceded the death of a senior Palestinian official, calling it a “barbaric act.” The official, Ziad Abu Ein, was among...
  • Netanyahu on synagogue attack: 'We will settle the score'

    Netanyahu on synagogue attack: 'We will settle the score'
     Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city. Three of the victims held dual U.S.-Israeli...
  • Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack

    Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack
    On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier. The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial...