A look at the growth of Israeli settlements over the years
Middle East

A look at the growth of Israeli settlements over the years

JERUSALEM (AP) — The European Union’s move to label goods produced in Israeli settlements is the latest expression of international disapproval of one of the country’s most controversial policies. The Palestinians view Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as a major obstacle to reaching any two-state solution, saying they carve up lands expected to … Continue reading

Group: Desperate situation for many South Sudan civilians
Middle East

Group: Desperate situation for many South Sudan civilians

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Despite a peace agreement, violence against civilians is continuing with killings, rapes and abductions, a consortium of more than 300 civic and aid groups in South Sudan said Thursday. The humanitarian situation is deteriorating amid persistent fighting, with aid groups having trouble getting to hard-hit communities, South Sudan’s NGO Forum said … Continue reading