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Meet Omer Olivier. Mr. Olivier is an asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has been living in Israel for the last seventeen years without official status. Although he has filed a request to be recognized as a refugee, his lack of...
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. ...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will travel to Israel and the West Bank this month regardless of whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been able to form his new government, an aide to the president said Friday. The White House had previously left...
SAIR, West Bank — As Israel looked for ways to contain growing Palestinian anger over the death of a West Bank detainee in its custody, thousands of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of the man Palestinian officials say succumbed to torture...
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an agreement Tuesday night to bring his onetime political foe Tzipi Livni, head of the centrist Movement Party, into his pending coalition government. Livni, a former foreign minister...
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...
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JERUSALEM — With elections looming, waitress Gal Har-Gaash, 21, favored a strong, conservative leader like Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud Party. Long-time liberal Yakov Castro, 38, was attracted by Labor Party Chair Shelly...
Tags: Polls, Judaism, Elections, Government, Parties and Movements
JERUSALEM — A stronger-than-expected voter turnout in Israel’s parliamentary elections Tuesday lifted hopes of center-left parties, who expect to be the beneficiary of the trend. As of 6 p.m., 55.5% of eligible voters had cast their...
Tags: Likud, Polls, Elections, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel
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