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Opinion

Opinion: Drought Will Destabilize the West, Forcing Huge Changes

The big story isn’t in Washington. It’s out West. It’s the drought. After the fires have gone out (there are 80), the crops have failed, the herds have been culled, and the home lawns and gardens have shriveled up, the re-engineering of the West will have to begin. Many things will have to change. Technology

State

Arizona’s aerospace and defense industry has close financial ties to Israeli security

Photo: Each Iron Dome battery can defend up to nearly 60 square miles. (Photo courtesy of Raytheon) Amid recent violence in the Middle East, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted “Arizona stands with Israel,” joining Republican leaders across the country in a show of political support. It also provoked outrage among those who support Palestinians, with one activist calling Ducey’s

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New leaders, new era: US-Israel relations reach crossroads

Their countries at crossroads, the new leaders of the United States and Israel have inherited a relationship that is at once imperiled by increasingly partisan domestic political considerations and deeply bound in history and an engrained recognition that they need each other. How President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett manage that relationship will

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Hamas defiant with military parade, appearance of top leader

Hundreds of masked Hamas fighters brandishing assault rifles paraded in Gaza City and the group’s top leader made his first public appearance on Saturday, in a defiant show of strength after the militants’ 11-day war with Israel. Saturday marked the first full day of a cease-fire, and Egyptian mediators held talks to firm up the

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Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

Palestinians rallied by the thousands Friday after a cease-fire took effect in the latest Gaza war, with many viewing it as a costly but clear victory for the Islamic militant group Hamas. Israel vowed to respond with a “new level of force” to further hostilities. The 11-day war left more than 250 dead — the

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Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire to end bloody 11-day war

Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip, brought life in much of Israel to a standstill and left more than 200 people dead. At 2 a.m. local time, just as the cease-fire took effect, frenzy life returned to the streets of

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