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  • U.S. needs to hold Israel accountable

    The article, "Jewish population hits new high in West Bank," (July 27) states that 350,000 Jewish settlers now occupy the West Bank, as well as nearly 300,000 in the occupied East Jerusalem. Israel is in violation of international law, the 4th Geneva...
  • Op-ed takes a too rosy view of Iranian intentions

    Commentator Ray McGovern charges Israel with using the pretext of alleged Iranian support for terrorism, to "whip up support for war" ("Is Israel fixing the intel? Netanyahu's rhetoric has echoes of Bush administration's justification for the Iraq war,"...
  • Marc Steiner's firing: a year later

    Marc Steiner's firing: a year later
    A year has passed since the very public, and messy, divorce of Marc Steiner from the Baltimore public radio station that he had long represented. Although some predicted WYPR would suffer from Steiner's dismissal last Feb. 1, the station is just as strong...
  • Basic needs give Hamas reason to call its enemy

    QALQILIYA, West Bank - Hashem al Masri, the newly elected deputy mayor of this Palestinian city of 45,000 people, is a member of Hamas, the radical Islamic group dedicated to the destruction of Israel and the establishment of an Islamic theocracy in its...
  • A Leap of Faith

    KOCHAV YAAKOV, West Bank - The white van rolled past cement barricades, past a barbed-wire fence and an armed guard at the entry gate, past rows of cream-colored houses with red-tile roofs before pulling to a stop. Glenn and Gilla Jasper, a young Orthodox...
  • John Murphy on Israel's withdrawal from Gaza

    Second of two parts Robin Wood, Baltimore: Why do the 400 Israeli families in Kfar Darom believe their claims on land and desires for a particular way of life have more legitimacy than the needs and desires of the 1,000,000 Palestinian families living...
  • Sharon's toughest decision

    KFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit. It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
  • U.S. attempts to limit political damage

    WASHINGTON - With a rare apology to abuse victims in Iraq, top Bush administration officials moved on several fronts yesterday to halt the erosion of American credibility worldwide from mistreatment of prisoners and limit further political damage to the...
  • Sharon, Abbas agree to hold talks in Egypt

    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agreed yesterday to meet in Egypt on Tuesday along with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan, in an apparent breakthrough in relations between Israel and its Arab neighbors....
  • Hope for peace between Palestinians, Israelis at highest point since '93

    JERUSALEM - It began, as it had last time and the time before, with a celebratory handshake and soaring rhetoric about a chance for peace in this ravaged land. Yesterday's landmark summit, during which Israel and the Palestinians announced they would...
  • Truce declared by Sharon, Abbas

    SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared an end yesterday to "acts of violence" in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in hopes that silencing the gunfire will lead to a formal,...
  • Iran called threat to peace between Arabs, Israelis

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli and Palestinian officials are warning that Iran is actively working to promote violence here and undermine chances for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement. Palestinian officials, usually reluctant to acknowledge external...