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3 teams said to be behind Paris attacks

...bombing that targeted Shiites.The militant group also claimed to have bombed a Russian plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, killing 224 people.Islamic State suffered significant reversals this week, with Kurdish forces launching...
Mideast conflict demands resolution

...West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and Sinai Peninsula. U.N. Security Council Resolution 242, which...peace between Egypt and Israel and the return of the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt. With that exception, Israel has refused...
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Political leaders leaning left

...Dead Sea, prayed at the Kotel (The Wall), explored Safed and Jerusalem and took a side trip through the desert to Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea. Amazing land." GAS GUESSES: Don't forget to send me an e-mail on how low you think the price...
Bill Kirby
Who's in charge?

...No way. The United Nations' long record on peacekeeping missions and humanitarian interventions, starting in the Sinai Peninsula in 1956 up to the most recent, Sierra Leone in 2000, has been one unmitigated disaster after another. Recall the...
A look at the 20th Century: 1978

...signed, stated that Egypt recognized Israel's right to exist. Israel agreed to return to Egypt the part of the Sinai Peninsula occupied by Israeli forces. Sadat and Begin shared the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize for signing the treaty, but not without...
Explorer says he's found biblical Mount Sinai

...On today's maps, Mount Sinai is on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. But Cornuke says there are dozens of references...putting the crossing of the Red Sea at the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, locating the bitter springs of Marah, the separate...
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Desert party saved South Caolina businessman's life

...You don't know how that makes me feel." It was a misery that pervaded this resort at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula after the nearly simultaneous bomb blasts that killed 88 people. Mr. Thompson, who runs several resorts and boats...
With focus on interests, negotiating goes smoother

...succeeded only after both parties focused on their interests, instead of arguing over possible boundaries within the Sinai Peninsula. Israel's chief interest was security. It didn't want Egyptian tanks sitting on its border. Egypt's primary...
A look at the 20th century: 1967

...capturing the eastern part of Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank of the Jordan River, the Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula. It guarantees freedom of access for people of all faiths to all holy places under Israeli control. June 12: The...