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President: Palestinian Unity Govt To Be Announced Monday

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by rivals Hamas and Fatah will be announced Monday, Palestinian Pr...

2011, the Year the Two-State Solution Died

Carlo Strenger | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

Although the two-state solution was far from perfect, at least it gave answers to these basic questions of governance and civic rights. But Israel's citizens and its government have decided. It will not be.

The Jewel in the Crown of the Arab Spring

Sami Moubayed | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Sami Moubayed

Popular and armed resistance didn't work for the Palestinians, forcing them to take the matter to the U.N. in a new kind of intifada -- a diplomatic one -- that will achieve for them what 60 years of armed resistance failed to bring about.

The Strange, or Not Too strange, Hamas U-Turn

Sami Moubayed | Posted 07.02.2011 | World
Sami Moubayed

Amidst all the turmoil and upheaval ripping through the Arab world, the Palestinians came out -- yet again -- to claim world headlines with a groundbr...

Ah! But There Are Preconditions, Mr. Netanyahu

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

How can building Israeli settlements in occupied territories be compatible with withdrawal? Ending this contradiction should be the precondition for starting direct negotiations.

Israel To Release 250 Palestinian Prisoners

AFP | Ezzedine Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday that 250 Palestinian prisoners would be freed in a goodwill gesture, as Palestin...