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The facts, like a violent confluence of waves, clash into one another. Of the five armies that attacked Israel in 1948 - Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq - only Egypt, a country that has kept the peace with Israel for 34 years, has retained a formidable fighting force.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh talks to journalists as he arrives at his hotel ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Dec. 3. In May 2003 I attended a closed international conference.
French President Francois Hollande and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas walk by a Palestinian honor guard at a welcoming ceremony in Hollande's honour, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, November 18, 2013 Mohamed al-Sabawi, president of the Ramallah-based Ahlia Insurance Group, was arrested by Palestinian Authority forces and ... (more)
Erekat asks US secretary of state to save talks; other PLO officials complain no progress has been made in talks, and say US bias in favor of Israel "does not serve peace"; Kerry to arrive in Israel Wednesday night.
After weeks of living with just six hours of electricity a day, residents of the Gaza Strip hope promises of help from Israel and Qatar will materialize quickly.
Israel's new ambassador says his country appreciates Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unwavering friendship, his government's tough talk on Iran, and even its financial aid to the Palestinian people.
French scientists looking into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have dismissed poisoning by radioactive polonium, his widow announced Tuesday.
UNRWA is trying to help the over 400,000 Palestine refugees from Syria in need of humanitarian assistance.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Senior Palestinians say the diplomatic pressure that produced the nuclear deal with Iran - world powers negotiating jointly in Geneva and wielding the stick of sanctions - should now be applied to the long-festering Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Senior Palestinians say the diplomatic pressure that produced the nuclear deal with Iran - world powers negotiating jointly in Geneva and wielding the stick of sanctions - should now be applied to the long-festering Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Recent security campaigns carried out across the West Bank by Palestinian national security forces have been largely successful, security forces spokesman Adnan Dmeiri told Ma'an Tuesday.
A Palestinian investigator said on Tuesday he would soon name the people he believed were responsible for the death of former leader Yasser Arafat, almost a decade after he started searching for suspects.
Al Sabawi, 68, was arrested from his office in Ramallah by several armed PA policemen and taken to a police station Al Sabawi is President of the Board of Directors and Director General of Ahlia Insurance Group, which employs hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank.
Thousands of mourners on Monday followed the funeral procession of Antar al-Aqraa from the northern West Bank village of Qabalan near Nablus who was shot dead Saturday by a volunteer in the Israeli border guard police.
Now that his three-year world tour for "The Wall" has finally come to an end, Roger Waters wants to set the record straight over criticism he's received from Jewish groups regarding his use of the Star of David symbol in the show and his support for a cultural boycott of Israel.
Pope Francis and Vatican officials expressed hope that Palestinians and Israelis can forge a peace agreement "as soon as possible" as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the pontiff Monday, the Vatican said.