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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFor Saed Hindawi, learning how to fire assault rifles and make bombs at a military camp in Afghanistan seemed the natural thing to do. All the Palestinians in school with him in Pakistan were doing it. It was important that, as a Palestinian, he be...
Tags: Osama bin Laden, Trips and Vacations, Family, Islam, Terrorism
Chicago TribuneNo one in Ismail Maasawabi's family knew his secret. The son of an aluminum and glass-shop worker, Maasawabi loved his family, had a lively sense of humor and studied hard in college to become an art teacher. But Maasawabi also held a dire ambition....
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Firearms, Death, Civil Unrest, Spain
Associated Press WriterTears and gunshots, praise and condemnation marked the death of Yasser Arafat, whose fight for the Palestinian cause made him a towering and controversial figure on the world stage. Arafat's death at a French hospital Thursday morning of an...
Perspective EditorTHE ENORMITY of the tragedy that befell America and the world on Tuesday may never be fully comprehended. This act had the power to horrify even the coldest-hearted terrorist with a cause. Iraq has muttered some absurdity about America paying the...
Tags: Osama bin Laden, Movies, Menachem Begin, Terrorism, Palestine
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - President Bush endorsed yesterday Israel's determination to retain some of the biggest Jewish settlements in the West Bank and its plan to withdraw unilaterally from the Gaza Strip, significantly altering the map of the Middle East. In a...
Tags: Hamas, Civil Unrest, Refugee, Gaza Strip, George W. Bush
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersA jet carrying the coffin of Yasser Arafat arrived in Cairo today, hours after the Palestinian leader died at a French hospital from a mysterious illness. Pallbearers walked along a red carpet laid on the tarmac while carrying his coffin, draped in a...
We live in a small town in Illinois, not untouched by today's tragedy. Being that we express ourselves with words, we'd like to share our thoughts. Zach writes: where i was little town, far away from where the twins fell, chaos in my mind, nowhere...
Associated Press WriterYasser Arafat, revered as the beacon of Palestinian statehood but reviled as a sponsor of terrorism, died Thursday at the age of 75. His passing marked the end of an era in modern Middle East history, and prompted calls from President Bush and other...
Tags: Murder, Shimon Peres, Islam, Terrorism, Hospitals and Clinics
Associated Press WriterSecretary of State Colin Powell made a new push for Mideast peace Monday, promising Palestinians full American support for elections to replace Yasser Arafat and receiving Israeli assurances of a smooth path to the ballot box, including eased travel...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Elections, Terrorism, Voting, Referenda
Sun Foreign StaffAQABA, Jordan - The day before Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet here with President Bush to launch an ambitious peace initiative called the road map, the two sides remain deeply divided over fundamental issues. State Department representatives have...
Tags: Terrorism, Hamas, Death, Civil Unrest, Mahmoud Abbas
Associated Press WriterMahmoud Abbas, the man who exit polls said overwhelmingly won Sunday's Palestinian presidential election, is a demonstrated pragmatist who opposes violence but can still be expected to drive hard bargains in any future peace talks with Israel. Long...
Tags: Diplomacy, Elections, Palestine, Hospitals and Clinics, Prisons
Tribune foreign correspondentWhen Palestinian radicals claimed they assassinated Israeli ultranationalist Rehavam Zeevi out of revenge Wednesday, it once again threw a spotlight on Israel's controversial policy of "targeted killings." Critics say Zeevi's slaying by followers of...
Tags: Osama bin Laden, Murder, Terrorism, Bombings, Hamas
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