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  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign trade pact with Israeli prime minister

    Gov. Jerry Brown to sign trade pact with Israeli prime minister
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week in Silicon Valley to sign a trade, research and economic development pact between Israel and California. The agreement, Brown's office announced Friday,...
  • Miklos Jancso dies at 92; award-winning Hungarian director

    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday. He was 92. Jancso's death after a long illness was announced by the Assn. of Hungarian Film Artists. Known for his...
  • Hebron still a divided city 20 years after mosque massacre

     Hebron still a divided city 20 years after mosque massacre
    HEBRON, West Bank — Nidal lives just steps from the mosque where his life changed forever. It was there, during early morning prayers in 1994, that an Israeli physician named Baruch Goldstein walked in and opened fire, killing 29 Palestinians...
  • If Mao and Chiang Kai-shek could defer core issues, so can Israel and the Palestinians

    If Mao and Chiang Kai-shek could defer core issues, so can Israel and the Palestinians
    Israelis and Palestinians are facing their most difficult negotiation since Menachem Begin flew west to face Egyptian President Anwar Sadat a generation ago at Camp David. If Israel were to end its long occupation, if Palestinians were to unite and...
  • Israeli forces use excessive force against Palestinians, report says

    Israeli forces use excessive force against Palestinians, report says
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli security forces use excessive force against Palestinians in the West Bank and display "callous disregard" for human life, Amnesty International said Thursday. In a report called "Trigger-Happy: Israel’s Use of Excessive...
  • Rift in Syria opposition may set back Western efforts

    Rift in Syria opposition may set back Western efforts
    The sacking last week of the commander of the Free Syrian Army appears to be driving a wedge among factions of the loosely organized Western-backed network of rebel forces at a crucial moment in the three-year civil war to oust Syrian President Bashar...
  • UCLA student government votes against divestment from Israel

    UCLA student government votes against divestment from Israel
    After a meeting that lasted until dawn Wednesday, the UCLA undergraduate student government voted against a measure that would have urged the UC system to sell off stocks of companies that do business with the Israeli military and profit from Israel&...
  • 13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired

    13 celebrity endorsement deals that backfired
    If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right? Think again. Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted. PHOTOS: 13...
  • Israeli warplanes strike targets near Lebanon-Syria border

    BEIRUT—Israeli warplanes struck targets late Monday near the Lebanese-Syrian border, according to news and official accounts, but there were conflicting reports about whether the areas hit were on Syrian or Lebanese soil. The official Lebanese...
  • U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison

    U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison
    JERUSALEM -- A U.S.-born inmate in an Israeli prison shot and wounded three guards Sunday before being killed by a SWAT team that responded to the attack. Israeli media identified the shooter as Samuel Sheinbein, convicted of the killing of 19-year-...
  • Letters: John Bolton's unsettling views on diplomacy

    Re "Flailing in the Mideast," Opinion, Feb. 18 John Bolton presents a flawed critique of President Obama's diplomacy in the Mideast. In the case of Iran, Bolton is convinced that the current nuclear negotiations cannot result in a positive outcome and...