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  • Construction to resume on West Bank security fence

    July 5, 2012 | 10:31 am

    Construction will resume on Israel’s West Bank security fence five years after it was halted due to budget shortfalls.

    The construction of a segment of the fence around the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem was approved Wednesday by Israel’s Supreme Court, according to reports....

  • Construction to resume on West Bank security fence

    July 5, 2012 | 9:13 am

    Construction will resume on Israel’s West Bank security fence, five years after it was halted due to budget shortfalls.

    The construction of a segment of the barrier around the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem was approved Wednesday by Israel’s Supreme Court, according to reports....

  • Briefs: Separation fence must be moved, court says; Olmert expands Fatah amnesty; Jewish woman eyes

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Bil'in Fence to be Rerouted

    Israel's High Court of Justice ordered a controversial section of the West Bank security fence rerouted. A three-justice panel under High Court President Dorit Beinisch on Tuesday ordered the Defense Ministry to come up with a new plan for Bil'in, a...

  • Idea of Binational State Resurfaces

    By Leslie Susser

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    When the Palestinian Authority prime minister warned recently that Palestinians might abandon their goal of an independent state and instead seek a single state of Arabs and Jews, Ahmed Qurei was playing one of his trump cards in the conflict with Israel.

    The idea is ultimately to...

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  • World Briefs

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Settlement in Reburying Case

    The largest funeral company in the United States settled a class-action lawsuit brought by Jewish families in Florida. Service Corporation International agreed to pay $100 million to Jewish families in Broward County in a lawsuit that included...

  • Sharon Takes Unilateral Steps

    By Leslie Susser

    October 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    In the nearly two months since Mahmoud Abbas resigned as Palestinian Authority prime minister, the United States has stepped back from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In the meantime, Israel has adopted a two-pronged policy, taking bold unilateral moves while encouraging Abbas'...

  • Israel Addresses Fence Concerns

    By Ron Kampeas

    October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Israel is plotting each meter of its security fence with great care and consideration, Israeli officials say -- not just to keep terrorists out, but to keep the United States on Israel's side.

    With the Bush administration close to Israel on most other issues of Middle East...

  • Illusions of a Separate Peace

    By David Grossman

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    As you read this, a fence is going up to separate Israelis from Palestinians. For now, it is defined as temporary, for defensive purposes only. It encompasses, on its Israeli side, most of the settlements Israel has established in the occupied territories. It is not intended to...