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  • Fragile accord raises hope for residents trapped in Syrian camp

    Fragile accord raises hope for residents trapped in Syrian camp
    YARMOUK, Syria — They emerged from a dim alley called Rama Street, some carried on stretchers or pushed in wheelchairs, others dragging bulging suitcases as they looked for loved ones waiting beyond the clutch of gunmen and aid staffers. "I'm so...
  • Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam amid flap over SodaStream ad

     Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam amid flap over SodaStream ad
    JERUSALEM — It's a rare thing when a Hollywood actress and a kitchen appliance spark a debate about policies in the Middle East. But that's what happened after Scarlett Johansson filmed a Super Bowl advertisement for a company that employs...
  • Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role over relationship with SodaStream

    Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role over relationship with SodaStream
    JERUSALEM -- Scarlett Johansson has severed ties with the charity Oxfam International over her relationship with SodaStream, an Israeli-owned company that operates in the West Bank. In a statement released Thursday, Oxfam said it had accepted the...
  • Scarlett Johansson takes heat for promoting Israeli firm SodaStream

    Scarlett Johansson takes heat for promoting Israeli firm SodaStream
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Actress Scarlett Johansson is taking heat from Palestinian activists for becoming a brand ambassador for SodaStream International Ltd., an Israeli company that operates a factory in the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim....
  • Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam partnership fizzles amid SodaStream tiff

    Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam partnership fizzles amid SodaStream tiff
    Scarlett Johansson has resigned from her post as an Oxfam ambassador following her participation in a SodaStream campaign that ensconced the actress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and put her odds with the humanitarian charity.  The "Her" voice...
  • Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank; reason disputed

    Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank; reason disputed
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli soldiers fatally shot a young Palestinian man on a West Bank road Wednesday, and a dispute immediately arose about the circumstances of the confrontation. The Israel Defense Forces said the man, identified by...
  • Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

    Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
    TEL AVIV -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out clashing visions of a two-state solution here Tuesday during an Israeli security conference. In a taped interview broadcast at the...
  • Impasse imperils Syria aid deal reached at Geneva peace talks

    Impasse imperils Syria aid deal reached at Geneva peace talks
    GENEVA — A deal hammered out to aid trapped residents of the war-battered Syrian city of Homs appeared threatened Monday, as rebels demanded a cease-fire and relief supplies before anyone was allowed to evacuate. The plan to facilitate the safe...
  • Netanyahu offends Israelis, Palestinians with settler remark

     Netanyahu offends Israelis, Palestinians with settler remark
    JERUSALEM — It isn't easy to offend both Palestinians and right-wing Israelis at the same time, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to do it, leaving a trail of consternation and confusion — and possibly putting another...
  • Netanyahu settlement comments anger Palestinians, Israelis

    Netanyahu settlement comments anger Palestinians, Israelis
    JERUSALEM -- With the nine months initially allotted by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks more than halfway spent and a rumored American plan nearing, a scrambling for a foothold appears underway. Speaking at the...
  • Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian protester during Gaza border clash

    Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian protester during Gaza border clash
    JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian man was killed and another injured Friday in the Gaza Strip when Israeli soldiers opened fire during a protest near the border with Israel, officials said.   The shooting occurred after a group of Palestinians damaged a...