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Can't We All Just Get Along? A Modest Proposal for Settlements on the Israeli West Bank

Scott Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Baker

Share the buildings, share the land, save the world.

No Olive Branch: Battles Rage In West Bank Olive Groves

The Guardian | Harriet Sherwood in Luban A | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In recent weeks, there have been numerous reports of trees being stripped of their fruit overnight. Rabbis for Human Rights claimed that the olives fr...

Israeli Soldier Stabbed To Death In West Bank

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A knife-wielding Palestinian police officer killed an Israeli soldier Wednesday as he sat in a jeep stopped at a traffic light in th...

Catholic Bishops Criticize Israel On Palestinians

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A high-level delegation of Roman Catholic bishops criticized Israeli polices in Arab sectors of Jerusalem on Thursday and called for...

Settlers Protest In Jerusalem Against Building Ban

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — About 10,000 West Bank settlers and their backers filled part of downtown Jerusalem Wednesday, listening to fiery speeches, dancing ...

West Bank Settlements Become Havens Of Israeli Surburbanites

csmonitor.com | Ilene R. Prusher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Meet the Ovadiahs, the Allons, and the Cohens. They're new arrivals in Israeli neighborhoods where freshly laid red-tile roofs and toddler toys dottin...

An Account of Life on the West Bank

Lamia Khatib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lamia Khatib

On August 3, my husband Mohammed Khatib, and my little brother Abdullah, were taken from their beds in our West Bank village of Bil'in at 3 a.m. by the Israeli military.

Illegal West Bank Settlement Enjoys State Funding: BBC

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An unauthorised Jewish settlement in the West Bank, illegal even under Israeli law, appears to benefiting from state funding, the BBC has uncovered....

West Bank Protest: American Critically Injured After Hit With Tear Gas Canister

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Palestinian sources said that an American citizen, in his thirties, had sustained critical wounds during an anti-separation fence protest in the West...

Palestinian Youth Killed In Clash In Hebron

Yediot Ahronot | Efrat Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 14-year old Palestinian was killed Friday afternoon in Hebron in what was apparently a clash between stone-throwers and IDF soldiers....

Bush's Final Gift: Gaza

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Just when we thought it was impossible for the calamitous George Bush and Svengali Dick Cheney to do any more damage to the world or to America's inte...

Who Will Save Israel from Itself?

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Levine

Obama has been ridiculed for being a messiah-like figure. It's hard to imagine anyone less saving Israel, the Palestinians, and the world from another four years of mindless violence.

Fatah Supporters Unite With Hamas Against Israel

The Independent | Ben Lynfield in Ramallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even if Israel wins on the battlefield or in the diplomatic corridors it is already paying the price of its Gaza onslaught in intensified hatred in th...