Mahmoud Abbas

After Palestine's U.N. statehood bid, a garden of peace struggles to bloom in Jericho

As Mahmoud Abbas returns to a hero’s welcome in Ramallah, after his impassioned speech at the UN calling for its recognition of the Palestinian state, hopes are high for a “Palestinian spring.”...

High seas raid evokes international outcry against Israel

"You should really cover this," a Twitter follower wrote this morning about Israel's bungled, bloody takeover of a Gaza-bound Turkish aid vessel. Here is the Huffington Post's report culled from...