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  • Bombing suspects in dramatic shootout and manhunt [TIMELINE]

    April 19, 2013 | 9:28 am

    Police emptied the streets of suburban Watertown on Friday in a house-by-house search for a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, the day after killing his brother in a shootout.

    The night of shooting and explosions in the streets followed the authorities' release...

  • Timeline: U.N. resolutions on Palestine

    November 29, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Here are summaries of some of the main United Nations resolutions on Palestine as the General Assembly votes on Thursday on lifting the Palestinian status within the world body from "entity" to "non-member state."

    Resolution 181 - 1947 - Known largely in the region as the...

  • Timeline: Israel and Hamas in repeated conflict

    November 14, 2012 | 10:18 am

    Israel and Hamas have been in regular conflict since the rise to prominence of the Palestinian Islamist group, created in 1987 at the start of the first Intifada uprising against Israeli occupation. Here is a timeline of some of the key moments.

    March 22, 2004 - After a wave of...

  • Timeline: A history of Iranian Jews

    October 10, 2012 | 12:18 pm

    722 B.C.E.

    After Shalmaneser V conquers the kingdom of Israel, a group of captive Jews said to be descendants of the 12 tribes of Israel is sent into exile in Persia.

    605-562 B.C.E.

    Nebuchadnezzar, king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire,  conquers Judah and Jerusalem and sends a...

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  • Timeline: Violence in Syria

    June 1, 2012 | 11:13 am

    Following is a timeline of events in Syria since protests began.

    2011

    March 15 - About 40 people join a protest in Old Damascus, chanting political slogans in a brief first challenge to the ruling Baath Party before dispersing into side streets.

    March 18 - Security forces kill...

  • Timeline of Iraq war

    October 21, 2011 | 3:42 pm

    President Barack Obama said on Friday the United States will remove the remainder of its troops from Iraq by the end of the year and that “after nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over.”

    Here is a timeline of major events related to the war.

    Oct. 11, 2002: The U.S....

  • TIMELINE: Gilad Shalit, held for five years

    October 11, 2011 | 3:32 pm

    Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas which rules Gaza have agreed on a deal to swap the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, held captive for five years, for the release of a proposed 1,000 Palestinian prisoners.

    Here is a timeline of events since Shalit was captured:

    June 25, 2006
    -...

  • Timeline: Jewish life in Poland from 1098

    By Jane Ulman

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm


    Recently released color footage of the Warsaw Ghetto.WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES
    1098: Information on Jews in Poland begins to appear in Polish chronicles

    1241: A new era of colonization in Poland begins and Jewish immigrants are sought

    1264: Polish Prince Boleslaus issues the Statute of...

  • A Timeline: Friends in Deed

    By Jane Ulman

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    1955 -- American Jewish Committee (AJC), in conjunction with Loyola University president, the Rev. Charles S. Casassa, S.J., starts Summer Human Relations Workshop.

    1965 -- Nostra Aetate becomes policy of Roman Catholic Church, opening the door to better relations between Catholics...

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