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Adam Entous

Adam Entous

    US seeks ways to assist African forces in Somalia
    US seeks ways to assist African forces in Somalia
    The United States military is prepared to step up assistance to African Union forces in Somalia, where violence has escalated since al-Shabaab...
    Ethnic tension a factor in Afghan vote, envoy says
    Ethnic tension a factor in Afghan vote, envoy says
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his chief rival, who have both claimed election victory, have assured US officials they will respect the outcome...
    More than $2-million in USAid contracts for Abbas's sons
    More than $2-million in USAid contracts for Abbas's sons
    Firms run by sons of President Mahmoud Abbas won United States government aid contracts to repair roads -- and the US's image -- in the Palestinian...
    Israel links Gaza deal to soldier's release
    Israel links Gaza deal to soldier's release
    Israel decided on Wednesday against lifting a Gaza border blockade until Hamas agreed to release a captured Israeli soldier, effectively putting an...
    Jerusalem rocked by new vehicle attack
    Jerusalem rocked by new vehicle attack
    A Palestinian rammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem on Monday, hours after Foreign Minster Tzipi Livni agreed to try to form...
    Carter: Hamas would conditionally accept peace
    Carter: Hamas would conditionally accept peace
    Former United States president Jimmy Carter said on Monday Hamas leaders told him they would accept a peace agreement negotiated by their rival,...
    US 'road map' assessment seen critical of Israel
    US 'road map' assessment seen critical of Israel
    The United States is not satisfied with the pace at which Israel is moving to implement a long-stalled peace "road map", US and Western officials...
    Israel threatens to topple Gaza's Hamas rulers
    Israel threatens to topple Gaza's Hamas rulers
    Israel threatened to topple the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers on Monday following a surge of cross-border rocket attacks by the Palestinian Islamist...
    Israel wants to wash its hands of Gaza
    Israel wants to wash its hands of Gaza
    Israel wants to cut its links with the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip after militants blasted open the territory's border with Egypt in defiance of an...
    Rice, Olmert plan three-way meeting with Abbas
    Rice, Olmert plan three-way meeting with Abbas
    United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert agreed on Monday to hold a three-way meeting with...