Mar 1st, 2013
JERUSALEM — Abraham Kabeto Ketla of Ethiopia has won the third Jerusalem marathon, setting a record for the race. About 20,000 runners took part despite protests by Palestinians. Ketla finished in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 29 seconds Friday, beating the record by three minutes. Luka Kipkemoi Chel...
In Middle East
May 20th, 2011
UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama’s backing of a key Palestinian demand on the borders of its future state will help win U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, Egypt’s U.N. ambassador said Thursday. Maged Abdelaziz linked Obama’s support for the borders that existed before t...