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  • WEST BANK: A tit for tat or just a new policy?

     
    Hundreds of Palestinian dairy and meat producers demonstrated Monday outside the Palestinian Authority prime minister’s office in the West Bank city of Ramallah, demanding that Israel cancel an order banning the sale of their products in East...
  • ISRAEL: Are Palestinians and Israelis ready to talk face to face?

     
    Raising hopes that direct peace talks might soon be renewed, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad met Monday in Jerusalem with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, the first high-level meeting since February. Fayyad said in a statement that...
  • ISRAEL: IDF soldiers step on toes while dancing in the streets of Hebron

     
    On the day the army announced the indictment of several soldiers for actions carried out during Operation Cast Lead in Gaza -- including one for manslaughter -- a number of Israeli soldiers were found guilty of another transgression: goofin' around.......
  • ISRAEL: Libyan aid ship sets hopeful course for Gaza

     
    Six weeks after the deadly takeover of the Mavi Marmara, Israel's naval blockade of Gaza faces its next challenge as another aid ship has set off with its sights on reaching the Palestinian port. The Amalthea, sailing under a Moldovan......
  • Yaffa Yarkoni dies at 86; Israeli singer

    Yaffa Yarkoni dies at 86; Israeli singer
    Yaffa Yarkoni, a singer who entertained Israeli soldiers on the front lines for half a century and later reaped public censure for her outspoken criticism of the military's treatment of Palestinians, died Sundayof Alzheimer's disease in Tel Aviv. She...
  • Prominent D.C. firms selected for Times/USC poll

    The Los Angeles Times/USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences poll was conducted by two nationally known polling firms based in the Washington, D.C., area: the Democratic firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and the Republican firm Public Opinion Strategies....
  • The rise of Avigdor Lieberman

    The rise of Avigdor Lieberman
    Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns. In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...
  • Israel's right turn

    Israel's right turn
    Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
  • What's Israel trying to accomplish in Gaza?

    What's Israel trying to accomplish in Gaza?
    Today's topic: What is Israel's strategic objective in this operation? Is it merely trying to stop the rocketing, is it trying to eliminate Hamas or is it trying to do something else? And can it work? Previously, Bisharat and Phillips discussed the high...
  • Hamas speaks

    Hamas speaks
    While Americans may believe that the current violence in Gaza began Dec. 27, in fact Palestinians have been dying from bombardments for many weeks. On Nov. 4, when the Israeli-Palestinian truce was still in effect but global attention was turned to the U....
  • Israel's options in Gaza

    Israel's options in Gaza
    In launching airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, Israel has exercised its right to self-defense. Since the collapse Dec. 19 of a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian movement that controls the territory, residents of southern Israel have been...