The test of Wye
Cairo makes an intensive effort to push the peace process forward, even as Washington, which brokered the Palestinian-Israeli Wye River accord, washes its hands of the differences over the accord's implementation
'One day we will return'
Barak's declaration that Palestinian refugees will not be allowed to return to Israel drew sharp criticism from Lebanon and raised fears among its Palestinian population. Zeina Khodr writes from the Ayn Al-Helweh refugee camp in Sidon
Cutting the West Bank in half
Ehud Barak's first demolition of a Palestinian home in the West Bank is alarming enough, but as Dominic Coldwell writes from Bethlehem, it may well be the tip of the iceberg
Washington takes a back-seat?
The US, contrary to recently expressed concerns in the Arab world, is moving towards greater involvement in the Middle East peace process -- albeit in different form. Lamis Andoni, in Boston, writes