Apr 18th, 2013
Steve Lipman Traveling around Ethiopia in late 1991, at the end of the African country’s civil war, was unsafe for anyone. It presented special risks for a woman traveling alone, a foreigner, a white person in the northern hilly region on a mission of mercy. Judie Oron, a Canadian-born resident of Is...
In Middle East
Sep 3rd, 2012
P. David Hornik The Jerusalem Post’s Herb Keinon notes: When Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy blasted Syria’s government at the Non-Aligned Movement Conference in Tehran on Thursday, his comments prompted Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem to storm out. But when Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khame...
Jul 19th, 2012
Mimi Kirk Planeloads of South Sudanese refugees from Israel have been landing in South Sudan’s capital of Juba over the past few weeks. Many of them had been living in the poor neighborhoods of Hatikva and Shapira in southern Tel Aviv, working in such jobs as hotel chambermaids or waiters. Israel has...
Jun 11th, 2012
Israeli authorities on Sunday began a roundup of South Sudanese migrants ahead of their deportation, three days after a court ruled that their lives were no longer threatened in their homeland. “The deportation operation is getting under way. We are starting the job,” Interior Minister Eli Yishai tol...