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  • Trudy Rubin: In Gaza, time to stop the blame and recognize the humanity

    On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from...
  • Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement

    Fred Hiatt: Obama's foreign policy reveals the effects of disengagement
    A stunning unfolding of international crises, from Iraq to Ukraine to Syria to Gaza, has prompted some less-than-edifying Washington debate: It's all President Obama's fault. No, it's not his fault at all. It would be a pity if partisan fervor kept us...
  • Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave. Israel's...
  • Mummy mask likely to stay at St. Louis museum after feds give up fight

    ST. LOUIS The U.S. Department of Justice is giving up its fight to reclaim for Egypt a 3,200-year-old mummy mask that disappeared from that country decades ago and later found its way into the collection of the St. Louis Art Museum. "The Department of...
  • Suicide attack escalates Libya violence, oil output slips

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an escalation of clashes between Islamist militants and regular forces battling to oust them from the eastern city. A first attacker...
  • Qatar emir meets Saudi king in Jeddah to discuss Gaza fighting

    RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday to meet Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah for talks that focused on the situation in Gaza, according to SPA, the Saudi press agency. A Doha-based source familiar...
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'
    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • Egypt may be flexible on its Gaza proposal to accommodate Hamas - officials

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt might be willing to amend its truce initiative to end the fighting in Gaza in order to accommodate the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which had rejected its terms, three Egyptian officials told Reuters. "Egypt does not...
  • Netanyahu hopes limited goals will let him manage Gaza crisis

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Shunning calls from political allies to "go all the way" against Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to avoid a protracted war that few see as winnable. But deaths among Palestinian civilians and a mounting toll on...
  • Reforming Egypt's black market - high hurdles, big rewards

    CAIRO (Reuters) - The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must first restore another asset that has depreciated over the years: the trust of a wary public....
  • Hamas says cease-fire must end Egypt's, Israel's blockades on Gaza

    SDEROT, Israel The members of the kibbutz Nir Am woke up Monday morning to an urgent command from the Israeli army: no one was to leave home until further notice. The socialist farming community is less than two miles from the border with Gaza and...
  • As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

    As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....