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Amnesty: Some Israeli West Bank killings may be war crimes – Haaretz

HaaretzIsraeli army soldiers fire tear gas towards Palestinian demonstrators during clashes in the West Bank village of Yabed, near Jenin, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (2). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share on …Israeli troops intentionally killing Palestinians in West Bank, says Amnesty …ABC OnlineIsraeli security forces […]

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Dan Aykroyd leads tributes to Ghostbusters co-star Harold Ramis – BBC News

BBC NewsDan Aykroyd has led the tributes to fellow Ghostbusters co-writer and actor Harold Ramis, who has died aged 69. Director Ramis died of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels, his agent told the BBC.Bill Murray leads the tributes for Ghostbusters co-star Harold Ramis, as he dies …Daily […]

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Chief PLO negotiator says “no progress in peace talks” – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaLivni and Erekat reportedly had a heated argument over the peace talks in Munich. Here, they are accompanied by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File). More >. Create alert for WashingtonWashington. ,. Create alert for MunichMunich. ,. Create alert …Susan Rice blasts Israel for criticizing KerryHaaretzSusan Rice decries ‘personal attacks’ on KerryJewish Telegraphic AgencyUS […]

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Abbas suggest NATO troops be stationed in future Palestinian state – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostIn ‘NY Times’ interview, PA president says Israeli troops should remain in West Bank, east Jerusalem for 5-year transitional period, and then be replaced by US-led NATO force: “We will be demilitarized.” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the …World News of the day From Across the Globe /San Francisco ChronicleAbbas wants NATO force […]

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Right-wing group starts 7-day vigil against possible withdrawal from West Bank – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post‘Women in Green’ gather in front of Netanyahu’s residence to implore him to maintain total sovereignty over disputed territories. Prof. Arieh Eldad speaking to Women in Green Photo: Courtesy. Incensed that portions of the West Bank may be transferred to …Israeli leaders cry foul over Kerry’s boycott warningWashington PostIsraeli Leaders Criticize Kerry’s Boycott WarningVoice […]

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Kerry attempts the improbable with Middle East peace deal – Financial Times

Financial TimesJust over 20 years ago, the declaration of principles that emerged from the Oslo peace talks opened up an alluring vista of two states, Israeli and Palestinian, living peacefully side by side. They would share the Holy Land and workg as partners in a Middle …Kerry eager to advance peace talks between Israel, PalestiniansXinhuaIsraeli […]

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Obama honors Holocaust Remembrance Day – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama urged the nation and world Monday to remember the victims in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Each year on this day the world comes together to commemorate a barbaric crime unique in human history,” Obama said …As world marks Int’l Holocaust Day, PM decries silence over Iran’s annihilative …Jerusalem PostIsraeli lawmakers […]

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LIVE: 60 MKs among those marking International Holocaust Day at Auschwitz … – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostIsraeli delegation to site of concentration camp in Poland includes more than 250 people; Lawmakers from 13 countries also attending. The largest-ever delegation of MKs, plus hundreds of Israelis and Jewish politicians from around the world are scheduled …Auschwitz survivors, Israeli lawmakers mark 69 years since camp’s liberationFox NewsHolocaust Memorial Day to be marked […]

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Netanyahu says West has ‘no chance’ of striking final nuclear deal with Iran – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post“No final status agreement with Iran will work,” the premier said hours after returning from his trip to Davos, where he took part in the World Economic Forum. Netanyahu. PM Netanyahu speaks at weekly cabinet meeting Photo: EMIL SALMAN/POOL.Israelis pessimistic over peace processThe News InternationalPalestinians in West Bank protest US talks proposalsPress TV all […]

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Amid Egypt’s uprising anniversary, US condemns violence, pledges Middle East … – Fox News

Fox NewsSaturday, Jan. 25, 2014: Egyptians wear masks of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt.AP. ADVERTISEMENT. The three-year anniversary of Egypt’s political uprising was marked this weekend with …Egypt clashes kill 29 on third anniversary of revolutionBBC NewsEgyptian police, Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash on third anniversary of …ABC OnlineClashes kill […]

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Violence Mars Third Anniversary of Egypt Uprising – ABC News

ABC NewsThe anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 uprising brought a violent display of the country’s furious divisions Saturday, as giant crowds danced at government-backed rallies and security forces crushed demonstrations by rival Islamists and some secular activists.Egyptian police, Muslim Brotherhood protesters clash on third anniversary of …ABC OnlineEgyptian activists behind bars on uprising’s anniversaryCNN InternationalClashes kill […]

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Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCAIRO — Officially sanctioned rallies to mark Saturday’s third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising brought highly choreographed displays of fervent nationalism, while security forces meted out harsh punishment to Islamist and secular opponents of the …Death toll rises in Egypt as throngs commemorate revolutionCNN InternationalTwenty-nine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprisingReutersEgypt […]

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Four killed in Beirut southern suburbs blast: security source – Reuters

ReutersBEIRUT (Reuters) – Four people were killed in a blast in Beirut’s southern suburbs on Tuesday, a security source told Reuters, attributing the blast to a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt. The source said another 20 people were wounded in the …Explosion ‘rocks Beirut suburb’BBC NewsLebanese officials: Explosion hits Beirut suburbWashington PostExplosion rocks Hezbollah […]

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Iran nuclear: Curbs on uranium enrichment begin, state TV says – BBC News

BBC NewsIran has begun curbing uranium enrichment, state TV says, under a nuclear deal which will also trigger an easing of international sanctions. Centrifuges used for enrichment were disconnected at the Nantaz plant, according to TV. Diplomats and officials close …Implementation of interim Iran nuclear deal beginsFox NewsIran halts higher-grade uranium enrichment: IAEA reportReutersIAEA confrims […]

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Livni, Molcho head for Washington to confer with Kerry on peace talks – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostAfter six months of negotiations, there are still believed to be enormous gaps between Israelis, Palestinians. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post. Israeli’s top two negotiators with the Palestinians were scheduled to leave …Kerry can survive failure, but can Israel?HaaretzKerry Peace Accord Wagers Spur Palestine Stock Rally, CEO SaysBusinessweekNetanyahu proposes […]

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Vote Validates Egypt’s Constitution and Military Takeover – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Committee said Saturday that 98.1 percent of the voters had approved a revised constitution validating last summer’s military takeover and paving the way for Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, the country’s top military leader, …Egyptians Back New ConstitutionVoice of AmericaOutcome of constitutional referendum: New hope for Egypt?Jerusalem PostVoters overwhelmingly back […]

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Hariri murder trial opens in The Hague – Reuters

ReutersTHE HAGUE (Reuters) – The trial of the four men accused of killing former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri opened in The Hague on Thursday, nine years after the bomb attack in which 21 others also died. The four members of Lebanon’s militant …Trial Starts of Suspects in Hariri AssassinationABC NewsLebanon polarised as Hariri tribunal […]

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World leaders praise Sharon’s commitment to Israeli security, peace – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostKerry: Ex-prime minister’s journey was Israel’s journey; Blair: He remained ‘firm and unbowed’ in face of political difficulties; UN’s Ban: He’ll be recalled for his determination over Gaza evacuation. US President Barack Obama in New York September 23, 2013 …Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon Dead at 85USA TODAYLeaders, others react to the death of […]