| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.
Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Eggs, cabbage, celery, beets — not great ingredients for an omelet, perhaps, but ideal for a multimedia genre defined as "puppet cinema."
Welcome to "Planet Egg," a show taking over the Baltimore Theatre Project for the weekend with a mix of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Alfred Sommer, a former Johns Hopkins University dean who discovered the importance of vitamin A in preventing child blindness, will accept an award Sunday in Israel honoring his contributions to preventive medicine.
Sommer was chosen as a laureate of...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The chameleon is finally showing his true colors.
Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:34 AM
WEATHER: Sunny, high near 57. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low around 44.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
Big Ten move a defining one for Maryland president Loh: The University of Maryland's decision...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:12 PM
A respected Palestinian physician established and ran his own hospital in Jaffa nearly 80 years ago, when the Mediterranean seaport was the cultural and commercial center of Palestine. The 55-bed stone building originally bore the name of Dr. Fuad I....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:21 AM
At first glance, Jerusalem appears to be the quintessential capital city: The sprawling, modern metropolis is home to Israel'sparliament, the Knesset, and courts, ministry buildings, monuments and museums dot the surrounding area. Lining the main...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:43 PM
My Israel trip started in Tel Aviv, the country's largest and liveliest city. Like my previous post from Jerusalem, these photos are just a peek at daily life that I saw while reporting my main assignment.
I happened to arrive during Gay Pride, a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.
There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:29 PM
An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed.
Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...