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Pikesville resident Debra Attman is well known as a local philanthropist, providing the driving energy behind several events, including the Chocolate Affair, the annual event benefiting Health Care for the Homeless. But it was her work with The...
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As President Barack Obama begins his second term, he faces a series of Middle East challenges far more daunting than when he began his presidency in 2009. These problems include: •what to do about the Arab-Israeli conflict, with peace talks between...
Tags: Egypt, Hamas, Likud, Tzipi Livni, National Government
The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
Tags: Egypt, Government, Hamas, Media Industry, Tel Aviv (Israel)
At first glance, Jerusalem appears to be the quintessential capital city: The sprawling, modern metropolis is home to Israel'sparliament, the Knesset, and courts, ministry buildings, monuments and museums dot the surrounding area. Lining the main...
Tags: Hamas, Likud, Elections, Bill Clinton, Tel Aviv (Israel)
Associated PressBAGHDAD, Iraq - Taha Yassin Ramadan, a former Iraqi vice president known as "Saddam's knuckles" for his ruthlessness against regime enemies, was captured by Kurdish fighters Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and turned over to U.S. forces....
Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM - In decisions apparently aimed at shaping future Israeli-Palestinian borders, Israel's Cabinet approved yesterday the removal of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip and part of the West Bank and decided that the separation barrier should...
Tags: Newspapers, Government, Likud, Civil Unrest, Gaza Crisis (2008)
Sun Foreign StaffAQABA, Jordan - The day before Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet here with President Bush to launch an ambitious peace initiative called the road map, the two sides remain deeply divided over fundamental issues. State Department representatives have...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Hamas, Civil Unrest, Terrorism, Gaza Strip
Reuters* Ultra-Orthodox privileges at heart of political debate * Committee at impasse over fines for draft dodgers By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, May 27 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner threatened to quit on Monday...
Tags: Christianity, Government, Likud, Israel, National Government
WASHINGTON -- One of Ben Rhodes’ first tasks when he followed Barack Obama to the White House in 2009 was to help craft the presidential speech, delivered in Cairo, that urged a restart of Mideast peace talks, called America’s alliance with...
JERUSALEM -- Nearly two months after general elections were held, Israel's new government was sworn in Monday amid sharp criticism from opposition parties. After a grueling six weeks of negotiations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened to...
I told you so! Five years ago in this column I wrote: Religion may be hazardous to your health! Now I'll do one better: Religion is hazardous to your health! Let's consider the three Abrahamic religions: Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. ...
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