June 13, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
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November 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.
August 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Jad Zoughbi is a Palestinian Christian who believes communication is the way to peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Peace talks with the Palestinians dominated President Barack Obama’s meeting last year with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but will barely warrant a mention at their White House session Monday or in speeches to a powerful pro-Israeli lobby. Iran is now the issue commanding urgent attention. Continue Reading
February 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for an “inflammatory speech” about Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site on Sunday saying his words undermine peace efforts. Continue Reading
February 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Israeli police clashed with hundreds of Palestinians throwing rocks after Muslim prayers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site today. Continue Reading
February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
After months of wavering, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas took a decisive step today toward reconciliation with the Islamic militant group Hamas, a move Israel promptly warned would close the door to any future peace talks. Continue Reading
January 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The officials said Israeli envoy Yitzak Molcho told his Palestinian counterpart that Israel wants to keep east Jerusalem and consolidate Jewish settlements behind the separation barrier, which slices close to 10 percent off the West Bank. They spoke on condition of anonymity, citing strict no-leaks rules by Jordanian mediators. Continue Reading
January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
alestinian negotiators are sticking to an end of January deadline in talks with Israel despite U.S. calls for flexibility, a Palestinian official said today. The Palestinians say they want to hold Israel to a schedule that might pressure it to come forward with proposals, but the tight time frame could prevent the nascent talks from getting off the ground. Continue Reading