Jill Nelson

Jill is a correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and the University of Texas at Austin. Jill lives in Orange County, Calif., with her husband, two sons, and three daughters. Follow her on Twitter @WorldNels.

The battle for Baghdad

| Fighting the insurgency has commander John Campbell manning two offices, two new brigades, an outsized dose of optimism, and one plea: more time
by Jill Nelson
Posted 4/07/07, 12:00 am

His update book and coffee greet him each morning in an office situated in a heavily guarded complex in western Baghdad, but U.S. Army Brig. Gen. John F. Campbell, deputy commanding general for operations in Baghdad, likes to think of the streets as his real office. And from his vantage point, that office is starting to show signs of improvement.

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Old City sparks

Middle East | Clashes over Jerusalem's holy sites won't cover rifts in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
by Jill Nelson
Posted 2/24/07, 12:00 am

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Hate or debate?

Religion | Ex-terrorist faces deportation for "hate crimes" against Islam
by Jill Nelson
Posted 2/10/07, 12:00 am

Zachariah Anani knows all too well the dangers of Islamic extremism: He embraced the ideology for several decades and found himself in the trenches of terrorist activities and a hatred that consumed his existence. But the seven men sitting in the front row of his Jan. 11 lecture in an Ontario church told a different tale: "Islam is tolerant," they said.

Anani challenged their assertion and asked one of the men to explain the penalty for Muslim conversion to Christianity. "It took three of them to admit it is death," Anani told WORLD. "So much for the tolerance."

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