Bashar Masri is spearheading the first planned Palestinian city, pending Israeli approval. His young team – who order pizza and work through lunch – envision a 21st-century city conscious of its ecological impact and equipped with a fiber-optic network.
05/14/2010 05:03 pm
Experts caution that unless Yemen diversifies its approach – which led to success in neighboring Saudi Arabia – increased military action and overt cooperation with the US, which has dramatically increased funding, may ultimately backfire.
04/30/2010 01:47 pm
Counterfeit goods used to be so obvious most people knew if their Rolex was a fake. As the market has turned to the Internet, more consumers are unwittingly buying counterfeit designer handbags - and having gone so far as counterfeit airplane engine parts, it's as much a health and safety issue as an economic one.
04/26/2010 05:45 pm
As Iceland's volcanic ash cloud hangs over Europe, stranding airline passengers for a fifth day, the train, bus, taxi, and ferry companies are doing a booming business. Would you pay $5,000 for a taxi ride from Norway to Britain?
04/19/2010 01:43 pm
Planes across most of Western Europe were grounded for a fourth day Sunday as a cloud of ash from last week's Iceland volcano continues to hang in the air above. Stranded travelers are losing time, money – and patience.
04/18/2010 02:08 pm
Sweden and Norway gradually reopened airspace on Friday while Denmark and Finland remained closed because of the ash cloud from the Iceland volcano.
04/16/2010 12:20 pm
A new Israel military order scheduled to go into effect on Tuesday gives Israel the power to deport and prosecute Palestinians living in the West Bank without a permit.
04/12/2010 12:19 pm
A parallel state structure for Israelis and Palestinians, not a two-state or one-state approach, has the best chance to bring lasting peace.
04/08/2010 10:52 am
As world leaders convene in Washington for a summit on halting the spread of nuclear weapons, a global debate is rising on the merits – and feasibility – of total nuclear disarmament.
04/06/2010 03:15 pm