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  • Israeli forces attack Gaza in new round of cross-border violence

    Israeli forces attack Gaza in new round of cross-border violence
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli airstrikes hit two Hamas training facilities in the Gaza Strip early Sunday after a rocket landed in Israeli territory, witnesses and security officials said. No injuries were reported. The Israeli military said it launched the...
  • Israel's Ariel Sharon eulogized in state ceremony before funeral

     Israel's Ariel Sharon eulogized in state ceremony before funeral
    SYCAMORE RANCH, Israel — On a day marked by military protocol, somber ceremony and informal reflection, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was remembered Monday as a "practical and pragmatic man," a "bulldozer" who helped shape his nation...
  • Death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon met with tears and cheers

    Death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon met with tears and cheers
    JERUSALEM -- The death of former Israeli prime minister and military leader Ariel Sharon was met with emotional responses Saturday in Israel and the Palestinian territories; in some quarters eliciting cries of sorrow, in others, tears of joy. “...
  • Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader

    Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader
    JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal...
  • 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...
  • Eyad Sarraj dies at 69; Palestinian human rights campaigner

     Eyad Sarraj dies at 69; Palestinian human rights campaigner
    Eyad Sarraj, a Palestinian human rights campaigner who dealt with the mental health damage caused by political oppression and challenged both Israeli and Palestinian abuses, has died. He was 69. Sarraj died Tuesday at Hadassah Medical Center in...
  • Palestinian militants killed in Gaza; blast injures Israeli soldiers

    Palestinian militants killed in Gaza; blast injures Israeli soldiers
    GAZA CITY -- A gunfight and an Israeli airstrike left four Palestinian militants dead in the Gaza Strip early Friday, according to Palestinian reports. In addition, five Israeli soldiers were injured in an explosion along the border in the operation...
  • Letters: No solutions, no Mideast peace

    Re "The one-state illusion," Opinion, Oct. 6 Jeremy Ben-Ami is correct that a one-state democracy will not provide either Palestinians or Jews with a state to express their national identities, and the only reason that a one-state solution is...
  • Palestinian Authority at loggerheads with Hamas over Mecca pilgrims

    Palestinian Authority at loggerheads with Hamas over Mecca pilgrims
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – The Palestinian Authority, which is based in the West Bank, and its archrival Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, are at loggerheads over who is to go on the annual pilgrimage to Mecca this year. The Palestinian Authority's...
  • Smugglers provide KFC delivery to Gaza Strip; they advertise on Facebook

    Smugglers provide KFC delivery to Gaza Strip; they advertise on Facebook
    Imagine living in an area where you can't get your hands on your favorite foods. Now imagine how much you'd pay to get them. When people living in the Gaza Strip get a craving for KFC, there's no way they can get it. There are no name-brand fast-food...
  • 2 killings shatter relative calm between Israelis, Palestinians

    2 killings shatter relative calm between Israelis, Palestinians
    JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months. At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...