JERUSALEM (AP) Dozens of Palestinian protesters hurled eggs and shoes at the convoy of the visiting Canadian foreign minister Sunday in a show of defiance toward Canada’s perceived pro-Israel stance. John Baird was visiting Ramallah to meet Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki when demonstrators pelted his convoy. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) The Palestinian government blamed Israel on Thursday for the sudden death of a Cabinet minister, citing preliminary autopsy results disputed by Israeli pathologists that he died from a blow during a confrontation with Israeli troops. The contradictory interpretations of a joint autopsy on the minister, Ziad Abu Ain, threatened to further inflame tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, amid demands from an angry Palestinian public to halt security cooperation with Israeli forces in the West Bank.
Gaza Civil Servants Receive Pay In Boost To Palestinian Unity Some 24000 civil servants hired by the Islamist group Hamas, many of whom have not received a full salary in almost a year, finally got some pay on Wednesday from the new Palestinian unity… By: WochitGeneralNews
[JURIST] Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley [official website] on Thursday signed into law a bill [SB 479 materials] designed to force French rail company SNCF [corporate website] to disclose its participation in the Holocaust to receive …