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Palestinian Prisoners End 3-Month Hunger Strike

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Two Palestinian prisoners held by Israel have ended their hunger strike of nearly three months and two other hunger strikers have been ho...

Much Ado About Israeli and Palestinian Textbooks

Common Ground News Service | Posted 04.23.2013 | World
Common Ground News Service

Like so much else that touches on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a just-released three-year-long study of how textbooks on both sides portray the "other" has provoked a firestorm of controversy.

Joint Statement Shows Israel, Palestinians Committed To Peace

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli envoy met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday and delivered a letter from Prime Minister Benjamin Netana...

A Spring Forgotten

Ronit Avni | Posted 07.28.2011 | World
Ronit Avni

When it came to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, President Obama curiously fell back on language about governments and treaties rather than individual freedom and human dignity.

Israel's Settlements Are Not the Real Problem, Only a Red Herring

Anav Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

As articles blaming Israel for failed Mideast peace continue to stream into the headlines, it is clear that the Mideast reality will continue just as it always has -- with Iran as an increasingly mobilizing force.

Gaza "Strip Mall": Did the EU's Ashton Check the Opening Sales?

Jacob Shrybman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Shrybman

"Only basics like flour, rice and sugar have been allowed into Gaza from Israel." Isn't it funny how one does not see any of these items in the pictures of the Gaza "Strip Mall" grand opening?

Israel Supreme Court Rules Against Army In Palestinian Abuse Case

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem won a victory over the army in Israel's Supreme court Wednesday when a stronger indictment was unanimously ord...

Newt Gingrich: 'Obama Endangering Israel'

Jerusalem Post | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER, JPOST CORRESPONDENT in WASHINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former US House speaker Newt Gingrich on Sunday blasted the Obama administration for setting itself on a collision course with Israel and endangering ...

Gaza Cricket Hopes To Transcend Boundaries

The Guardian | Duncan Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The seductive magic of cover drives and leg spin has won cricket fans around the world and now organisers behind a new initiative close to the Gaza bo...

UN Halts Aid To Gaza Due To Repeated Hamas Theft

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN Relief and and Works agency announced today that is is suspending shipments of aid to Gaza. Citing interference from the militant Hamas organi...

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Could Words Be The Answer?

International Herald Tribune | Scott Atran and Jeremy Ginges | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As diplomats stitch together a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, the most depressing feature of the conflict is the sense that future fighting is i...

Winners and Losers in Gaza

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

A clear political winner is Omar Suleiman, the director of the Egyptian intelligence, who delivered the ceasefire agreement from the Palestinian factions.

International Tribunal to Save Israel and Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

As we peer into the abyss, we believe that the establishment of a War Crime Tribunal needs to be supported both by Israel's friends as well as by supporters of Palestine.