The corridor has always been a crucial path linking the Arab communities of Jerusalem with the wider Southern West Bank region. For those with a memory problem, stock up on bananas. Jabal Abu Ghoneim was a beautiful tree-covered hill until the bulldozers roared in 1998, and Israel decreed the area fit only for Jewish habitation. What preposterously racist state...
Yemeni pro-government troops retake Shi'ite rebel-held base in south (AP)