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2009-11-18 06:51:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East is disturbed to see America magazine continue its pattern of omitting critical facts while reporting about recent evictions in East Jerusalem. America editor Fr. Drew Christiansen, S.J.

2008-09-02 15:00:13

By MICHAEL GREEN 'In my parents' view, I'm stupid," says Sami Backleh, an articulate 28-year-old with two science degrees under his belt who spends most of his time working pro bono. "The mission is really hard, but it's important and I have to work at it.

2008-08-27 06:00:21

By Ethan Bronner Peace Now, the Israeli advocacy group, said in a report issued Tuesday that in the past year Israel had nearly doubled its settlement construction in the occupied West Bank, in violation of its obligations under a U.S.-backed peace plan.

2008-08-25 09:01:28

Jordan vows to continue efforts against Israeli plan to build bridge in east Jerusalem AMMAN, Aug.

2008-07-04 00:00:08

By The Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) - A Palestinian laborer driving a construction vehicle rammed into packed buses, tossed cars into the air and rolled over pedestrians in a deadly rampage Wednesday that killed three people and wounded dozens in Jerusalem.

2008-07-03 09:00:27

By Aron Heller Associated Press JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian laborer driving a construction vehicle rammed into packed buses, tossed cars into the air and rolled over pedestrians in a deadly rampage Wednesday that killed three people and wounded dozens in Jerusalem.

2008-07-02 21:00:02

JERUSALEM _ A Palestinian construction worker commandeered a construction vehicle and rampaged through central Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon, killing three people in what police later described as the spontaneous act of a lone attacker.

2008-06-25 06:02:24

Text of report in English by Saudi newspaper Arab News website on 25 June [Editorial: "French contribution to Mideast peace"] French President Nicolas Sarkozy laid it on the line to his hosts when he addressed the Israeli Knesset on Monday.


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