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  • Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'

    Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of people gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday for the lighting of the “holy fire,” an annual ritual marking the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion.
  • Israeli arrest of Arab citizen over Lebanon visit angers rights groups

    Israeli arrest of Arab citizen over Lebanon visit angers rights groups
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – An Arab Israeli citizen was arrested on charges of visiting an enemy state after the man returned from a trip to Lebanon, the Israeli government announced. The April 12 detention of Majd Kayyal, 23, described as a freelance...

    Palestinian leader signals willingness to extend peace talks

    Palestinian leader signals willingness to extend peace talks
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday that it was still possible to revive moribund peace negotiations. Abbas told five Israeli opposition legislators from the Labor and Meretz...

    Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting

    Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – An Israeli man was killed and at least two people were injured Monday when civilian vehicles came under fire near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The incident could aggravate tension between Israelis and Palestinians...

    Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage

     Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage
    TEL AVIV — Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was standing on a sidewalk dressed in a skin-tight black bodysuit and wearing a silky red wig. "Can I see more duck lips?" the director...