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January 12, 2012
No new offers from Israel, Abbas says
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Israel has made no new proposals in meetings with Palestinians about the possibility of resuming formal peace talks, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday. The sides met twice so far in Jordan, and two more meetings are set for Saturday and...
January 12, 2012 - 7:00pm
November 19, 2011
West Bank land seized by Israeli kibbutz
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A tract of Palestinian land in the West Bank has for the first time been seized by a kibbutz located inside Israel, a prominent Israeli researcher said Saturday. The land -- about 365 acres (148 hectares) from the West Bank Palestinian village of Bardaleh -- was...
November 19, 2011 - 11:00pm
August 11, 2011
Israel prepares for Palestinian statehood rallies
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli security forces are importing horses, water cannons, tear-gas launchers and a nauseating noise machine to control crowds if they become violent at Palestinian protests planned next month to support their bid for U.N. endorsement of statehood. Israel hopes...
August 11, 2011 - 11:00pm
August 1, 2011
Palestinians set date for mass demonstrations
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian officials said Monday they plan to begin mass marches against Israel's occupation of the West Bank on Sept. 20, the eve of a largely symbolic U.N. vote expected to recognize their independence. Palestinian official Yasser Abed Rabbo said leaders...
August 1, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 18, 2011
Israel: Support waning for Palestinian state bid
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's deputy foreign minister says he believes international support for recognizing an independent Palestinian state at the U.N. this fall is waning. Danny Ayalon has been leading Israel's international lobbying effort against the Palestinians. He says he has...
July 18, 2011 - 11:00pm
March 26, 2011
Palestinian president meets Hamas to talk unity
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The Palestinian president met Saturday with his rivals in the Hamas militant group in an attempt to end nearly four years of infighting that has complicated the quest for a Palestinian state. With the collapse of peace talks with Israel, Palestinian President...
March 26, 2011 - 7:40pm
February 13, 2011
Palestinians to hold elections by September
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The Palestinian leadership in the West Bank on Saturday promised to hold long-overdue general elections by September, a surprise move spurred by political unrest rocking the Arab world and embarrassing TV leaks about peace talks with Israel. In principle,...
February 13, 2011 - 2:59pm
October 2, 2010
Abbas consults aides on fate of Mideast talks
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sought the backing of dozens of senior Palestinians on Saturday for his refusal to keep negotiating with Israel without a slowdown in West Bank settlement construction. However, the outcome of the meeting of leading...
October 2, 2010 - 11:00pm
September 27, 2010
Israeli building slowdown ends; settlers celebrate
REVAVA, West Bank (AP) -- Jewish settlers released balloons and broke ground on a kindergarten in celebration Sunday as a 10-month construction slowdown expired, while U.S. and Israeli leaders tried to figure out how to keep Palestinians from walking out of peace talks over the end...
September 27, 2010 - 2:00am
September 20, 2010
Israeli minister: Palestinians needs to compromise
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A senior Israeli Cabinet minister says the Palestinians need to compromise over their demand that Israel extend a slowdown of West Bank settlement construction. Israel's 10-month slowdown expires in a week and Palestinians say they will walk out of newly restarted...
September 20, 2010 - 2:57pm
August 16, 2010
Israel plans new road to West Bank settlement
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli government says it is pressing ahead with plans for a new road to a large West Bank settlement. Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat says the plan sabotages U.S. efforts to restart direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Israel's Housing and Construction...
August 16, 2010 - 7:50pm
May 25, 2009
Party politics hinder peace in the
According to The Washington Post, Palestinians were sadly disappointed over the results of the recent meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Barak Obama. They expected an agreement on self-government for a Palestinian state. They should have known...
May 25, 2009 - 7:17am
October 29, 2008
Letter to the editor: Get rid of the politicians in Washington
Letters to the editor have been rather heated with anger, rightly so, what with the bleak disturbances in Washington D.C., Wall Street and across our land. One big political mess! Our great land, being sold by way of dirty politics due to the greed of the party animals. Thank...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Sharing pain, land
"What really connects us is the pain," said Rami Elhanan. A 58-year-old Israeli, Elhanan lost his 14-year-old daughter to a suicide bomber in the center of Jerusalem. An Israeli soldier killed the father of Mazen Faraj, a 32-year-old Palestinian, in Bethlehem. Elhanan and Faraj...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Israelis celebrate, Palestinians mourn
WASHINGTON -- The Israelis are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the creation of the nation of Israel. The Palestinians have only to mourn the loss of their land and the oppression they have suffered as refugees in camps and caves since 1948, their life under military occupation...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am