| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:50 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Secretary of State John Kerry ended four days of shuttle diplomacy Sunday without achieving a breakthrough in the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace process, according to Palestinian officials.
But Kerry, who kept silent about...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:18 PM
It's a testament to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's grit, determination and self-assurance that he refuses to give up in his quest to bring Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table. But I wish that he would, during the long slog toward...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:53 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday expressed optimism about efforts by Secretary of State John F. Kerry to revive the stalled Middle East peace process.
Speaking for the first time on the results of Kerry&...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:46 PM
JERUSALEM -- With conservative Israeli politicians increasingly dismissing the idea of a Palestinian state, the voice from international leaders gathered in Israel this week has been clear: negotiating a two-state solution is the only option....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:03 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands of Palestinians gathered Friday night at city centers, coffee shops and homes across the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, glued to their TVs to watch one of their own, 23-year-old Muhammad Assaf, compete for the title in...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
JERUSALEM -- As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry is poised to return to the region, Israel is advancing a plan for a large-scale expansion of a West Bank settlement, according to Israeli media reports.
Plans for more than 600 housing units in the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:43 PM
JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled from meeting to meeting Friday as he sought to jump-start the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during his fifth visit to the region since taking office in February.
Kerry, who arrived in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Anxiety rushed through my veins as I watched the finale of the reality television show “Arab Idol,” the Arab version of “American Idol.” My entire family and I gathered Saturday night, just as we did every Saturday night for the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:16 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday, Abbas’ spokesman said.
Hamdallah, in office for only two weeks, resigned Thursday protesting what he...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
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| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
With the recent discovery of Richard III's long-lost burial ground in Leicester, England, interest in the king and the mystery surrounding the fate of his nephews has never been higher. When young Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, disappeared after...