Trumpet player in 'Chinatown' and other films
Uan Rasey, 90, a first-call trumpet player for MGM and other studio orchestras best known for his evocative solo in Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown," died Sept. 26 at Kaiser...
At the conclusion of a 16-month-long trial concerning the 2003 death of their daughter, the parents of American activist Rachel Corrie accused Israel's military of failing to turn over key surveillance video taken at the Gaza Strip field where Corrie ...
Israeli aircraft dropped leaflets over the Gaza Strip for the first time since the end of a 22-day assault more than two years ago. The leaflets, dropped late Sunday and early Monday, written in Arabic and signed by the "Israel ...
Israel's Supreme Court for the first time has formally ordered the dismantling of an illegal West Bank settlement, brushing aside requests from the government for more time in order to organize the evacuation and construct alternative housing.
One man has been killed and nearly 20 Islamist militants, suspected in recent attacks on a police station and a natural gas pipeline supplying Israel, have been arrested in recent days in a sweeping military operation in the Sinai Peninsula.
Three days of Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, two days of Israeli military operations in the southern West Bank city of Hebron and clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police in East Jerusalem have set off alarm bells for the ...
Five Palestinians have been killed over the last two days by Israeli airstrikes, including attacks Wednesday against a sports club and a tunnel at the Gaza-Egypt border, security and medical sources said. The airstrikes came as a fragile two-day cease-fire ...
As the Palestinian Authority is getting ready to ask the United Nations to accept the West Bank and Gaza Strip within the 1967 borders as a member state, a legal opinion by an Oxford University international-law professor has provoked second thoughts about the
Israel's Arabic Facebook page: After months of revamping its social media sites, the Israeli Defense Forces this week launched its official Arabic Facebook page. It hopes the page will help strengthen relationships with the Arab world.
Palestinians' UNESCO membership: Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad Malki said Thursday that in light of the Palestinians' UNESCO membership, obtained this week, they will concentrate on gaining full U.N. membership and not seek to join any other U.
Israeli blockade of Gaza Strip: Israel’s navy intercepted a pro-Palestinian protest flotilla Friday as it attempted to break a sea blockade around the Gaza Strip. Israeli officials said the takeover of two boats carrying 27 people occurred without violence.
A new study shows a strong correlation between unemployment, tough econonmic conditions and the nature of suicide attacks carried out by Palestinians in recent years. The study analyzed the backgrounds of 157 Palestinians who carried out suicide attacks betwee
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he plans to meet Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal next week, a move bound to upset Israel and the U.S. The meeting will include discussion of the reconciliation agreement that rival Palestinian facti
A Palestinian journalist reporting for Iran's PressTV has been accused of being an "enemy agent" by an Israeli lawmaker. Ibrahim Husseini, who has worked for the Iranian station for over a year, says he doesn't know what the fuss is about.
REPORTING FROM RAMALLAH, WEST BANK -– Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived Monday in the West Bank for an unannounced visit, his first in more than 10 years. Jordan’s foreign minister, Nasser Joudeh, spoke at a news conference in Ramallah while Palestinian Author