Apr 18 2014 - 11:13am Israeli, Palestinian negotiators seek to rescue troubled talks
April 18, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Thursday in Jerusalem to seek a way to prevent troubled peace talks from collapsing ahead of an April 29 deadline.

Apr 18 2014 - 11:10am Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel
April 18, 2014

Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists.

Apr 18 2014 - 1:08pm Asali: Men Must Play Their Part in the Battle for Arab Women's Rights
April 18, 2014

I feel compelled to write this article because the issue of women's rights in the Middle East is not, strictly speaking, a "women's issue," but a pressing and urgent concern for the whole of society, and perhaps even more so, men themselves.

Apr 17 2014 - 11:21am PLO: 800,000 Palestinians detained since 1967 occupation
April 17, 2014

Israeli military forces have detained over 800,000 Palestinians since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem, the PLO said Thursday.

Apr 17 2014 - 11:09am Abbas: Willing to extend talks, but first three months must focus on borders
April 17, 2014

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told several MKs on Wednesday that he is willing to extend the negotiations with Israel for another nine months, but would want the first three months to focus on drawing the borders of the Palestinian state.

Apr 16 2014 - 11:16am The heresy of equivalency
April 16, 2014

If there's one kind of argument that's guaranteed to lose friends and annoy people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian divide, it is anything that attacks binary notions of difference and points out areas in which the two sides and their partisans think and act in very similar ways.

Apr 16 2014 - 11:15am Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site
April 16, 2014

Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday and fired tear gas to disperse a riot by Palestinian Muslim worshipers, officials said.

Apr 15 2014 - 3:20pm C-SPAN Video: ATFP Event on the Status and Future of the Muslim Brotherhood
April 15, 2014

Watch C-SPAN's video of the ATFP event on the Muslim Brotherhood held on April 15 at the National Press Club. In addition to C-Span's live TV coverage, the event attracted several other TV outlets including Alhurra, Russia Today Arabic TV, France 24, Aliraqia, Alghad Alaraby and Tima.

Apr 14 2014 - 6:01pm C-SPAN 3 TV Covering ATFP event on The Muslim Brotherhood, April 15
April 14, 2014

C-SPAN 3 TV has confirmed that they will be broadcasting LIVE the ATFP event on “The Status and Future of the Muslim Brotherhood," 9:30-11 AM, April 15. Also join us on Twitter as we live-tweet the event: Hashtag #mbFUTURE.

Apr 14 2014 - 11:03am Palestinians and Israelis must be taught the truth
April 14, 2014

Prof Dajani challenges Palestinians to recognise the complexities of the Jewish experience, while his colleagues who went to refugee camps ask Israelis to open their eyes to the reality of Palestinian suffering.


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