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When the Lights Went Out in Gaza

Last Friday, the lights went out in Gaza because the electric bill wasn't being paid. The European Union which, for humanitarian reasons, is financing the...

In a Warning to Obama, Abbas Quits Election

"It's time for you to find another donkey." With those words, according to Palestinian sources, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas told the...

Israel's Gift to Abbas

In a timely boost to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel on Monday freed 429 Palestinian prisoners. Their release was seen as a goodwill gesture toward...

Peace Hopes Grim as Abbas, Netanyahu Clash at U.N.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was never going to come away from New York as the head of a new member state of the United Nations -- aggressive...

Rice Talks Mideast Peace (Round 8)

At a Jerusalem banquet Sunday night with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair, it was easy to forget that the garrulous...

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