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  • Rahat’s week from Hell

    By Simone Wilson

    January 29, 2015 | 4:22 pm

    Mayor Talal Al Krenawi was tired. He’d been in and out of media interviews, meetings, mourning circles and angry phone calls for days. His limbs hurt; his lungs hurt. “I’m still feeling the effects of the gas,” he said, speaking from behind his desk in a worn municipal building at...

  • Israeli Arabs protest Oct. 2000 riots

    October 2, 2012 | 9:39 am

    Israeli Arabs marched in the northern Israeli community of Sakhnin to mark the 12th anniversary of the death of 13 Arab protesters in riots at the start of the second Palestinian intifada.

    The several thousand protesters marched Oct. 1, carrying Palestinian flags and signs...

  • Despite hardships, some Bedouins still feel obligation to serve Israel

    August 20, 2012 | 10:29 am

    On an August weekday afternoon, 19-year-old Mohammed Kernowi stands in front of a small store in Israel’s largest Bedouin city, a hot plate in front of him with small pancakes sizzling in preparation for the end of that day’s Ramadan fast.

    At his age, many Israeli men have been...