Middle East

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas adjusts his glasses as he listens during a joint statement with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in West Bank city of Ramallah. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alex Brandon, Pool

Actions, not statements, needed to advance two-state solution in Middle East: expert

Human Rights Watch called on the Trudeau government in April to take action

 

Palestinian activists, right, speak with an Israeli police officer as two activists' IDs are checked after they started to repair a mural that was defaced by a Jewish settler in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem, where Palestinian families face imminent eviction from their homes by Israeli settlers, Monday, May 24, 2021. One activist was arrested after re-painting the Arabic phrase, "welcome to the resilient neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah." (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Blinken seeks to fix Palestinian ties on maiden Mideast trip

Blinken seeks to fix Palestinian ties on maiden Mideast trip

 

A Palestinian protester does a handstand next to a fire which was set on a road during clashes with Israeli police near Damascus Gate just outside Jerusalem's Old City, Sunday, May 9, 2021. Israeli police have been clashing with Palestinian protesters almost nightly in the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Hamas launches new attack on Israel after Jerusalem clashes

Hamas launches new attack on Israel after Jerusalem clashes

 

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stand outside their armored vehicle on a joint base with the Iraqi army, south of Mosul, Iraq. In a quest to root out Islamic State group hideouts over the summer, Iraqi forces on the ground cleared nearly 90 villages across a notoriously unruly northern province. But the much-touted operation still relied heavily on U.S. intelligence, coalition flights and planning assistance. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed, File)

US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iranian attacks

US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iranian attacks

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stand outside their armored vehicle on a joint base with the Iraqi army, south of Mosul, Iraq. In a quest to root out Islamic State group hideouts over the summer, Iraqi forces on the ground cleared nearly 90 villages across a notoriously unruly northern province. But the much-touted operation still relied heavily on U.S. intelligence, coalition flights and planning assistance. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed, File)
Israel signs pacts with 2 Arab states: A ‘new’ Mideast?

Israel signs pacts with 2 Arab states: A ‘new’ Mideast?

Israel signs pacts with 2 Arab states: A ‘new’ Mideast?

Israel signs pacts with 2 Arab states: A ‘new’ Mideast?