The presidents leading either side of the divided island are longtime allies.
The Rafah crossing is seen by Israel as a weapons supply line for Hamas and a humanitarian lifeline by Gazans.
Readers write about the US rejoining the United Nations Human Rights Council, banning greyhound races, why the US must do what is right on Turkey, and why the US cannot blame its financial woes on China.
For nearly three weeks Israel has blocked access to the Gaza Strip. Foreign journalists are challenging the Gaza ban in court, calling it a 'blow' to freedom of the press.
Membership in the EU would be a win-win-win.
Greek and Turkish Cypriots exhume mass graves to help move beyond a bitter past.