As the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip draws to a close, hopes for economic prospects in this impoverished, strife-torn land have been renewed.
Already, the EU has pledged investments in Gaza, with 700-800 million euros of mainly infrastructure projects by June, according to Antoine Eric de Haulleville, head of the EU's International.. More
There is a bottleneck of people at the small entrance to Endless Checkpoints, a recently opened photography exhibition in Tel Aviv.
To get into the main exhibition hall, where pictures of daily strife at a series of West Bank checkpoints are exhibited, visitors must first pass a TV screen showing footage of the Qalandiya checkpoint.
And here.. More
The hope, the fear, the disappointmentin the United Nations in the run-up to the 61st General Assembly could be summed up in one word - Darfur.
The hope was represented by a huge rally for Darfur in New York's Central Park on Sunday, as leaders and diplomats assembledfor the annual UN gathering.
Tens of thousands who demonstrated against the.. More