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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey will keep ramping up pressure to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, but there's "no magic formula" to stop his violence. At a news conference with Turkish...
Tags: Cyprus, Politics, Washington, DC, Barack Obama, Government
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.WASHINGTON--President Obama on Thursday ruled out any unilateral U.S action in response to the alleged Syrian use of chemical weapons, further reducing the chance of any forceful response to the crossing of what Obama had described as a “red line.&...
Tags: Politics, Weaponry, Washington, DC, Government, Barack Obama
Fifteen men of Palestinian origin have been arrested on charges of running a multimillion-dollar cigarette smuggling ring, and New York authorities who announced the arrests on Thursday said several of the suspects have ties to Hamas and other Islamist...
Tags: Prosecution, Police Arrests, Blindness, Punishment, Trials
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians held rallies and protests Wednesday to commemorate 65 years of what has come to be known as the “nakba,” or catastrophe, a reference to their displacement in the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948. Thousands...
Roy Trachtenberg, who resides in Coral Springs, participated in this year's March of the Living and is sharing his journey with the Jewish Journal. The March of the Living is not a "vacation"... it is a life experience. It was an emotional adventure. I...
Israel TV Channel 2 recently ran a lengthy report of pre-dawn arrests of Palestinian children — rock-throwing suspects — at a West Bank Palestinian refugee camp. The TV crew was embedded with an Israeli unit that raided the camp. No, there...
In the months following 9/11, Gretchen Grad spent more than a few sleepless nights pondering the state of the world and the growing enmity among its peoples. During one of those bouts of insomnia, she came up with a solution, a plan to unite young...
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The Palestinian Authority's acting prime minister came under fire Saturday for statements he reportedly made to a U.S. newspaper in which he criticized former and current Palestinian leaders. “Our story is a story of...
Tags: Fatah, Politics, Salam Fayyad, Government, Mahmoud Abbas
Salam Fayyad was 55 years old when they found him six years ago. They are the secretary of state and the European donors who wanted to help the Palestine Authority in its hour of trial but did not want to see their contributions diverted by corrupt...
Tags: Fatah, Israel, Parliament, Palestine, Politics
JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months. At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...
Tags: Fatah, Politics, Murder, Gaza Strip, Government
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
As you can tell by the flurry of posts, my 10 days in Egypt have inspired me to write. I’ve had an amazing experience here. My open letter to President Morsi actually earned me a reply from his assistant, who ensures me they are trying and that they...
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