| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:52 AM
It's hardly an exaggeration to describe the long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that reconvened in Washington this week as the pre-nuptial ceremony for an arranged marriage between a reluctant couple who neither like nor trust each other much....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
| Aug 7, 2005
KFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit.
It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has disqualified its foremost human rights group as a volunteer option for youths who choose civilian national service over military conscription, officials said on Thursday, citing the group's criticism of the Gaza offensive....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
JERUSALEM Egypt urged Israel and Hamas to halt hostilities in the Gaza Strip after fighting resumed there on Friday as a 72-hour cease-fire expired without agreement on extending the lull.
Militants fired rockets at Israel, which responded with...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:08 AM
After four weeks of ferocious fighting, the guns of Gaza fell silent Tuesday with a 72-hour truce in place and talks on tap in Egypt aimed at forging a stable accord between Israel and Palestinian militants who rule the coastal enclave.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Diplomats searching for a way to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip have been working on two possible solutions: a bare-bones deal that offers Israel and Hamas little but a halt to fighting, and a more ambitious agreement that would try to meet some of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
I express my sorrow and indignation as my taxes supporting U.S. policies and arms fund an occupier — Israel — when 99 percent of the world recognizes the injustice and violence perpetrated by the government of Israel against Palestinians for...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The saying goes: “When you’re already in a hole, stop digging.” In Israel, they apparently have a slightly different saying: “When you’re already in a hole, dig it deeper.”
On Wednesday, as the Israeli air offensive...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A popular colloquial definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Israel launched military campaigns in 2008 and 2012, purportedly to eliminate Hamas' rocket-launching capabilities from the Gaza...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:30 AM
A CNN journalist on the Israel-Gaza border who created controversy Thursday when she tweeted that Israelis who could be heard cheering while a presumed rocket was landing in Gaza were "scum" has been reassigned.
Diana Magnay has been moved to Moscow, a...