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2008-07-23 06:00:11

By Anthony H. Cordesman Having just returned from the Middle East, I find it hard to have much optimism about peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel sees Hamas' control of Gaza as a situation it cannot do anything about.

2006-08-02 08:21:41

By Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The life of a Palestinian portrait artist in the West Bank is seldom lucrative, but it's certainly looking up for Waleed Ayyoub.

2006-03-16 08:59:45

Please read spelling of U.S. consul-general's name as ... Jacob Walles ... instead of ... Jacob Wallace ... .

2006-03-16 09:45:21

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian militant leader seized by Israel in a raid on a West Bank jail denied any responsibility for his group's 2001 assassination of an Israeli cabinet minister, his lawyer said on Thursday.

2006-03-15 23:31:07

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday that the United States had been in touch with Israel and the Palestinians to urge restraint after Israeli forces raided a West Bank jail this week.

2006-03-15 12:02:56

By Wafa Amr JERICHO, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday condemned Israel's raid on a West Bank prison and seizure of a militant leader as a crime that would not be forgiven.

2006-03-15 12:02:32

By Wafa Amr JERICHO, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday condemned Israel's raid on a West Bank prison and seizure of a militant leader as a crime that would not be forgiven.

2006-03-15 07:48:29

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians went on strike across the Gaza Strip and the West Bank on Wednesday and vowed a wave of demonstrations against Israel's seizure of the leader of a militant group from a Palestinian jail.

2006-03-15 05:47:37

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians went on strike across the Gaza Strip and the West Bank on Wednesday and vowed a wave of demonstrations against Israel's seizure of the leader of a militant group from a Palestinian jail.

2006-03-15 03:15:00

Palestinians promised a wave of demonstrations and strikes on Wednesday to protest Israel's seizure of the leader of a radical group from a West Bank jail.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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