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From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra

22 Aug 2019

JERUSALEM Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim Masri it's an occupational hazard.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

27 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop

27 Jun 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan.

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace?

25 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was launched on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace?

25 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was launched on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.

EXPLAINER-Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace?

25 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM, June 24 More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was launched on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace?

24 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace?

24 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain.

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures

22 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan

31 May 2019

JERUSALEM Tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan, hearing a message of defiance against Israeli control of one of the most sensitive venues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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