While Israelis are celebrate on Thursday their Independence Day, Palestinians prepare to mark what they call the 'nakba.'
Fatah partisans driven from the Gaza Strip by Hamas reject Palestinian reconciliation.
In an interview, a member of the Islamic Army of Iraq speaks of his group's long-term goals.
Readers write about talking to Hamas.
From Nigeria to Indonesia, Sudanese law professor spreads ideas of a secular state and human rights.
A US Navy-chartered cargo ship fired on a small Egyptian boat Monday night. Egypt says at least one man was killed, while the US initially reported no casualties.