Two first-time literary festivals – one Israeli, one Palestinian – coincided without a nod to the other, creating one more divide in a troubled land.
A Christian Science perspective on daily life.
What fresh vulgarity have the Yanks brought now? Milk dunking!
Saturday's elections in an old Tamil Tiger stronghold offer the prospect of more autonomy and an end to civil war.
Back-channel discussions between Syria and Israel are being facilitated by Turkey, which has close ties to Israel and growing ties to Syria. The United States is supportive of the effort.