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From Wire ReportsJERUSALEM - Just days after U.S. soldiers put Saddam Hussein behind bars, Israeli military censors have lifted a ban on reporting a tightly held government secret: a plan to assassinate the Iraqi leader at his uncle's funeral in 1992. Israel, moving...
Times Staff WriterThe bitter collapse a year ago of the Camp David, Md., peace talks gave way to the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian fighting in decades. More than 600 people have been killed in 10 months, and there are no discernible prospects for an end to the bloodshed....
Tags: Tel Aviv (Israel), Sociology, Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres, Israel
Sun Foreign StaffJERUSALEM - In a case closely watched as a barometer of strained relations between Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens, an investigative panel concluded yesterday that Israeli police used excessive force in quelling deadly riots three years ago, and it...
Tags: Gaza Crisis (2008), Crimes, Israel, Refugee, Yitzhak Rabin
Tribune foreign correspondentWhen Palestinian radicals claimed they assassinated Israeli ultranationalist Rehavam Zeevi out of revenge Wednesday, it once again threw a spotlight on Israel's controversial policy of "targeted killings." Critics say Zeevi's slaying by followers of...
Times Staff WritersPresident Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich is a saga of secrecy, tenacity, sleight of hand and pressure from Rich's ex-wife and one of her friends, who together have steered millions of dollars to Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's causes and those of...
Times Staff WriterWith Israeli elections just three weeks away, caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Barak leaped to the political offensive Tuesday, unveiling an advertising campaign that apologizes for mistakes and seeks to "unmask" challenger Ariel Sharon as a dangerous...
Tags: Elections, Ariel Sharon, Lebanon, Armed Conflicts, Israel
Sun Foreign StaffJERUSALEM - After more than a generation of trying, Israel in recent months believed it had finally found a way to limit the influence of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. First, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon isolated him by...
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