GWEN IFILL: There were signs of hope today for West Virginians who have no water service since Thursday. Officials announced a chemical spill near Charleston has largely dissipated, so they’re lifting a ban on tap water in stages. We will … Continue reading
Israel’s Ariel Sharon, a decisive military commander and divisive prime minister, died Saturday. He had been in a coma since 2006. He was 85 years old.
Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni edged out opponent Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz Wednesday night in a surprisingly tight race to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the head of the governing party. Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said he is pleased by newly elected Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’ efforts to restore calm in the Middle East, as both sides continue to lay the groundwork for a summit to restart the peace process. Continue reading
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon cut communication with newly elected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas until the Palestinian leader takes action against militant groups, an Israeli government spokesman said Friday. Continue reading
President Bush on Wednesday endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s proposal to withdraw from the Palestinian territory in the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank as "historic and courageous actions." Continue reading