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Burns named to national Catholic service board

...salvaged a hospital. CRS engages in peacebuilding in places like the Central African Republic, Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank, and in Central America is advocating for support for unaccompanied children fleeing their home countries."In one...
Today in History

...Foreign Minister Shimon Peres. Kidnapped Israeli soldier Nachshon Waxman was killed when Israeli commandos raided the West Bank hideout of Islamic militants. Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz was stabbed several times on a Cairo street...
Analysis: Israel, Palestinians face difficult decisions

RAMALLAH, West Bank - As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...1967 frontier, before it captured the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. The...religious sites, give up most of the West Bank and uproot tens of thousands of close...
Arafat's death becomes a whodunit

RAMALLAH, West Bank - Yasser Arafat's mysterious 2004 death turned into a whodunit Thursday...renewed scrutiny, since Arafat was holed up in his Israeli-besieged West Bank compound in the months before his death, surrounded by advisers, staff...
Palestinian unity deal faces big hurdle due to distrust

RAMALLAH, West Bank - A mounting rebellion by Hamas leaders...replaces rival administrations in the West Bank and Gaza and leads the Palestinians to...board, Hamas lawmakers in the Abbas-run West Bank rushed Sunday to support the agreement...
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Pro: Administration was scrupulously even-handed

...reacted with a certain equanimity when, just days ago, the West Bank and Gaza administrations, which have been at each other's...more of its citizens into settlements in Palestine's West Bank, solidifying its grip on the very land that is supposed...
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...Mohamed are the second from their respective homes in the West Bank and Egypt. We've also brought Muslim students from...Palestinians living in the occupied territories of Gaza and the West Bank may explain why many Americans feel uneasy about the social...
Con: One-sided tactics showed contempt for Israel

...refugees, continues to serve long after his presidential term ended, and presides over growing human rights abuses in the West Bank also doesn't trouble Obama.Third, Palestinians will respond violently to more Israeli-Palestinian gridlock from...
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...under wraps while Goldin was feared abducted.___Federman reported from Jerusalem. Yousur Alhlou in Jerusalem, Ibrahim Barzak in Gaza City, Mohammed Daraghmeh in Ramallah, West Bank, and Maggie Michael in Cairo contributed reporting.
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Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

...they said, but declined to give a figure. Significant numbers are defending the Green Zone, the sprawling area on the west bank of the Tigris River that is home to al-Maliki's office, as well as the U.S. Embassy."Al-Maliki is tense...
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