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  • Better add Israel and Gaza to your list of Middle East hot spots

    Better add Israel and Gaza to your list of Middle East hot spots
    Worried about Iraq, Syria and the threat from ISIS? Well, better add this to your list then: a new Israeli-Palestinian confrontation. On Monday, civilian searchers found what are believed to be the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who disappeared...
  • Hypocrisy guides Presbyterian decision: My Word

    Hypocrisy guides Presbyterian decision: My Word
    Without a little hypocrisy, who among us could survive? The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), however, seems determined to make hypocrisy its guiding moral principle. The Rev. Jeffrey DeYoe Sr.'s defense in Friday's Sentinel of the...
  • Israel debates retaliation after 3 missing teens found dead in West Bank

    JERUSALEM The Israeli government debated possible retaliatory action for the killings of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found Monday in the West Bank more than two weeks after the students vanished while hitchhiking home from their religious...
  • Israelis rally in support of missing teens

    Israelis rally in support of missing teens
    Tens of thousands of people gathered Sunday in Tel Aviv to call for the release of three Israeli teenagers who disappeared in the West Bank. Religious and secular Israelis who disagree on many points showed a rare solidarity at the rally billed as an...
  • Netanyahu expresses support for Kurdish independence

    With an eye on developments in Iraq, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed open support Sunday for Kurdish independence. In a policy address in Tel Aviv, Netanyahu said that among the challenges facing Israel was the need to build...
  • Palestinian youth killed as Israeli troops search for missing teens

    A Palestinian teenager was killed and a Palestinian man was reportedly on life support after being shot by Israeli soldiers in confrontations Friday during West Bank raids in which the troops were searching for three Israeli teens believed abducted by...
  • Israel identifies suspects in alleged kidnapping

    Israel identifies suspects in alleged kidnapping
    Israel on Thursday identified two well-known Hamas operatives in the West Bank as the central suspects in the recent disappearance of three Israeli teenagers, in the first sign of progress in a frantic two-week search for the missing youths. Israeli and...
  • Israel names 2 suspects in disappearance of teens, says they also are missing

    JERUSALEM Israel on Thursday named two Palestinians it said had kidnapped three Jewish teenagers who disappeared while hitchhiking home from their religious schools in the West Bank two weeks ago. The Shin Bet security agency identified the...
  • Rally to support kidnapped Israeli teens

    Rally to support kidnapped Israeli teens
    A rally in Boca Raton on Monday is set to show support for three kidnapped Israeli teens and solidarity with Israel as it searches for them. The boys disappeared June 12 as they hitchhiked home from their West Bank school. The vigil, sponsored by the...
  • Revisionist history prevails on Iraq invasion

    So who lost Iraq? The blame game mostly fingers incompetent Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Or is Barack Obama culpable for pulling out all American troops monitoring the success of the 2007-08 surge? Some still blame George W. Bush for going into...
  • Presbyterians divest firms to show support for Palestinians

    Presbyterians divest firms to show support for Palestinians
    On June 20, the biennial General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) made a historic decision, voting to divest church holdings from three U.S. companies whose products are used by Israel to enforce its 47-year-old military occupation and...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Mistakes made after WWI provide lessons for today's world

    In 1918, near the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson revealed the Fourteen Points, a peace proposal designed to make that war "the war to end all wars." Eight of the Fourteen Points pertained to self-determination, an effort to allow ethnic...