| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:50 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Secretary of State John Kerry ended four days of shuttle diplomacy Sunday without achieving a breakthrough in the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace process, according to Palestinian officials.
But Kerry, who kept silent about...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:53 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday expressed optimism about efforts by Secretary of State John F. Kerry to revive the stalled Middle East peace process.
Speaking for the first time on the results of Kerry&...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:43 PM
JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled from meeting to meeting Friday as he sought to jump-start the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during his fifth visit to the region since taking office in February.
Kerry, who arrived in...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:16 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday, Abbas’ spokesman said.
Hamdallah, in office for only two weeks, resigned Thursday protesting what he...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:46 PM
JERUSALEM -- With conservative Israeli politicians increasingly dismissing the idea of a Palestinian state, the voice from international leaders gathered in Israel this week has been clear: negotiating a two-state solution is the only option....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands of Palestinians gathered Friday night at city centers, coffee shops and homes across the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, glued to their TVs to watch one of their own, 23-year-old Muhammad Assaf, compete for the title in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
JERUSALEM -- As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry is poised to return to the region, Israel is advancing a plan for a large-scale expansion of a West Bank settlement, according to Israeli media reports.
Plans for more than 600 housing units in the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
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| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:41 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new government Thursday headed by a British-educated academic with no political experience.
New Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who has served since 1998 as president of An Najah...