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Gaza Crisis (2008)

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  • Fatah dominates West Bank election amid low turnout

     
    Amid a lackluster voter turnout, Palestinians largely elected the dominant Fatah Party to represent them in local councils throughout the West Bank, election officials said Sunday....
  • Rogue French trader loses appeal, faces prison, colossal damages

     
    Rogue French bank trader Jerome Kerviel lost his court appeal Wednesday and was ordered to spend three years in prison and pay a staggering $6.4 billion in damages. Kerviel, 35, maintains that his bosses at French bank Societe Generale knew what he was...
  • Israel, Palestinian militants exchange strikes in Gaza Strip flare-up

     
    Tensions along the Gaza Strip intensified as a large barrage of rockets fired into Israel prompted an Israeli airstrike, marking an escalation in the latest round of fighting in the region....
  • Qatari emir visits Gaza Strip in sign of support

     
    Palestinians in Gaza Strip rolled out the red carpet for Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, the first foreign head of state to visit the besieged seaside territory since it was taken over by the Islamist militant group Hamas in 2007....
  • Reporter jailed in Ethiopia among women journalists honored

     
    Reeyot Alemu missed an important dinner engagement in Beverly Hills. But she had a good excuse. The 31-year-old journalist is jailed in the notoriously brutal, rodent-infested Kaliti prison in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. She’s two years...
  • Video: Romney says nearly half of Americans see selves as 'victims,' Palestinians 'no interest' in peace

    Video: Romney says nearly half of Americans see selves as 'victims,' Palestinians 'no interest' in peace
    A clip of Mitt Romney speaking at a private fund-raiser in May shows the GOP presidential candidate questioning the prospect of ever reaching peace between Israelis and Palestinians, calling a path to a solution in the region "almost unthinkable to...
  • Ashkelon, Israel is Sacramento's Newest Sister City

    Ashkelon, Israel is Sacramento's Newest Sister City
    The Sacramento City Council voted unanimously in favor of making Ashkelon, Israel Sacramento’s newest sister city Tuesday evening. Thirty-nine speakers signed up to present their views before the vote, with 26 opposed and 13 in favor. The...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
  • PASSINGS: Uan Rasey, Hanan Porat

    Uan Rasey Trumpet player in 'Chinatown' and other films Uan Rasey, 90, a first-call trumpet player for MGM and other studio orchestras best known for his evocative solo in Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown," died Sept. 26 at Kaiser Permanente...
  • Iran To Announce Nuclear Progress: Ahmadinejad

    Iran To Announce Nuclear Progress: Ahmadinejad
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear program. He was speaking on the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic...
  • Israeli officials expel Hamas lawmaker from Jerusalem

     
    Israel Palestinians Hamas: Israeli police following military court orders Tuesday expelled a Hamas lawmaker from Jerusalem and sent him to the West Bank city of Ramallah....