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Palestinian eviction case spotlights Jerusalem settler push
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - December 23, 2015 - 11:41am
Ahmad Sub-Laban's family has lived for decades under threat of eviction from their home overlooking the gold-topped Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City.
Jordan tries to stem IS-style extremism in schools, mosques
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - August 7, 2015 - 1:00pm
In pro-Western Jordan, a leader in the fight against Islamic State militants, school books warn students they risk "God's torture" if they don't embrace Islam. They portray "holy war" as a religious obligation if...
Abbas dramatically challenges Israel after 10 cautious years
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - January 14, 2015 - 2:15am
After a decade in power, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has little to show.
Under Abbas, majority say they can't speak freely
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - December 18, 2014 - 3:46am
Two-thirds of Palestinians say they are afraid to criticize Mahmoud Abbas, according to a poll, and some of the Palestinian president's recent actions only seem to confirm claims that dissent comes at a price. ...
Aides: 3 bad options for Abbas when he meets Obama
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - March 17, 2014 - 4:05am
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas only faces bad options, from his perspective, as he heads into a White House meeting Monday with President Barack Obama.
Hamas wants bigger regional role
by Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh - April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal has set an ambitious agenda for his new term, seeking to transform his Islamic militant movement that rules Gaza into a widely recognized political force, but without making concessions...
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