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  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
  • Israeli security forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank

    Israeli security forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli security forcesĀ  shot and killed three Palestinians on Tuesday near the West Bank city of Hebron, officials said. "Earlier this evening special ISA and Border Police forces operated in the areas of Hebron and Yatta in...
  • Israeli Arabs, Palestinians protest plan to relocate Bedouins

    Israeli Arabs, Palestinians protest plan to relocate Bedouins
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands of Arab citizens of Israel and Palestinians in East Jerusalem and the West Bank demonstrated Saturday against an Israeli government plan that in some cases would relocate Bedouins from traditional lands in the Negev desert...
  • New report casts doubt on Arafat poisoning theory

    New report casts doubt on Arafat poisoning theory
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Leaks from test results French scientists had conducted on samples taken last year from the remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat added more confusion Tuesday to the debate over Arafat's death. According to the...
  • Kerry opens Middle East trip discussing peace, Iran with Netanyahu

    Kerry opens Middle East trip discussing peace, Iran with Netanyahu
    JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry launched his latest round of meetings in the Middle East on Thursday aimed at encouraging Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and discussing negotiations about Iran's controversial nuclear program. Speaking...
  • John Kerry upbeat after latest Middle East peace push

    John Kerry upbeat after latest Middle East peace push
    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, concluding his latest effort to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on Friday, sounding encouraged about progress despite ongoing tension between the parties. "We are closer than we have been in...
  • Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation

    Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation
    JERUSALEM -- In a rare example of regional cooperation, Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials have signed an agreement aimed at generating new water sources for all three and saving the Dead Sea, a unique nature site and prime economic asset. A...
  • Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders
    JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry returned to the Middle East on Thursday for a round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a continuing effort to help reach a peace deal by spring. Kerry met with Palestinian...
  • Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt

    Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Snow coated domes and minarets Friday as a record Middle East storm compounded the suffering of Syrian refugees, sent the Israeli army scrambling to dig out stranded motorists and gave Egyptians a rare glimpse of snow in their capital. Nearly...
  • Israel releases new group of Palestinian prisoners

    Israel releases new group of Palestinian prisoners
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israel released 26 Palestinian prisoners early Wednesday, the second group out of 104 prisoners to be released as part of peace talks that were renewed during the summer. The prisoners were serving sentences related to the...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 21–27, 2013

     
    Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C....