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  • Two Palestinian teens shot dead during West Bank protest, doctors say

    Two Palestinian teens were killed Thursday when Israeli soldiers opened fire on protesters near Ramallah markingĀ  Nakba Day, commemorating the displacement of Palestinians during the 1948 war that followed Israel's creation. Doctors at the emergency...
  • Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader

    Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader
    Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is taking heat for meeting last week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with Israeli politicians on both the right and left calling for her resignation. Livni, Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians,...
  • England's King Richard III to be buried in Leicester, court rules

    Nearly 530 years after the death of Richard III in battle, Britain’s high court ruled Friday that the king immortalized by Shakespeare as a misshapen, murderous villain is to be buried in Leicester, the city where his skeleton was found beneath a...
  • Jerusalem readies for Pope Francis' Holy Land tour

    Jerusalem readies for Pope Francis' Holy Land tour
    Days ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Jerusalem as part of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Israeli authorities put the finishing touches on preparations for the visit, smoothing out protocol on pomp, protection and politics. Half a century after...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • In Israel, Pope Francis says there is 'no other way' but peace

    Landing in Israel on his whistle-stop tour of the Holy Land, Pope Francis declared Sunday that “there is simply no other way” besides a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians to live in peace in this violence-racked region. The...
  • Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace

    Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace
    Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace. In an image likely to become one of the most...
  • Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills Palestinian militant

    Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills Palestinian militant
    A Palestinian was killed Wednesday when the Israeli air force targeted a man on a motorbike in the northern Gaza Strip who Israeli authorities said was a militant preparing terrorist attacks. Local sources in Gaza said the man was a 25-year-old member...
  • Israeli, Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican for prayers

    Israeli, Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican for prayers
    Israeli and Palestinian presidents meet in an unprecedented prayer meeting with Pope Francis on Sunday, a gesture he hopes will "re-create a desire, a possibility" of eventually relaunching the Middle East's stalled peace process. The Vatican has played...
  • Angry over new Palestinian government, Israel to expand settlements

    In an almost predictable response to recent developments, Israel announced plans to expand construction in East Jerusalem and in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, drawing Palestinian outrage and deepening tensions with the United States. The...
  • New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions

    New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new interim government Monday following an agreement with his archrival, the Islamist Hamas movement, to reunify their ranks after seven years of division. Israel opposed the creation of the unity...
  • Hamas now supports the Palestinian Authority. How should the U.S. respond?

     Hamas now supports the Palestinian Authority. How should the U.S. respond?
    The Obama administration has angered Israel by saying that it will continue to work with, and provide assistance to, the Palestinian Authority even after a reconciliation between President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist movement Hamas. But the...