I joined a Christmas-story boycott group on Facebook. But here I am, standing in Bethlehem's Manger Square with loudspeakers blaring an Arabic disco version of 'Silent Night.' Let me explain.
12/24/2009 07:43 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/23
In Pictures The Israeli separation barrier: A West Bank wall
Israel settlements use more than four times as much water as Palestinians and the absence of a peace agreement is stalling negotiations to improve the situation.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
Palestinians marked the five-year anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s death amid what may be their toughest political struggle in years.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Bulb flowers that have been naturalized will come back every spring if planted in the right location.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
A Baptist minister brings his version of salvation – and his family – to the simmering Congo of the 1960s.
10/18/2009 01:00 am
Journalists defy common sense when they call Fatah 'moderate' and Netanyahu's administration 'hardline'.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
Palestinian polls show Abbas gaining significant support in recent months over Hamas, which harshly criticized his willingness to meet the Israeli leader without a settlement freeze in place.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
Growth driven less by ideology than by middle-class economics could strain peace talks.
09/21/2009 01:00 am