| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:54 AM
BEIRUT -- Fierce fighting between Syrian rebels and government troops erupted Thursday at a United Nations-monitored checkpoint, the heaviest battle to date near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
The checkpoint near the town of Quneitra, Syria’s...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A United Nations mission that has patrolled a zone of separation between Israel and Syria for four decades is at risk of becoming the latest casualty in the grinding bloodbath between Syrian President Bashar Assad's military and the rebels fighting to...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation.
After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:57 AM
BEIRUT -- Syria said Tuesday that its forces had destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed into Syrian territory from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an account disputed by Israel, which said that shots were fired at a patrol inside Israeli-controlled...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months.
At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Renewed clashes between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip left at least four Palestinians dead Saturday and 30 others wounded, according to Palestinian officials....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In response to the Pentagon's announcement that it will start allowing women to serve in combat, Christianity Today offered differing points of views on the subject by three contributors. The one in support of women in combat, from a biblical perspective,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
As if life in Washington wasn't dispiriting enough, we must now get ready for a bruising fight over whether former Senator Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's nominee as the new secretary of defense, has a Jewish problem.'
Hagel's confirmation by...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Gaza City (CNN) -- Warplanes, drones and rockets criss-crossed the sky over Gaza for the sixth day Monday as Israel pressed its air offensive against Gaza militants. Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal vowed continued resistance against what he called a "criminal...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Near the Israel-Gaza border -- An outcome of talks to halt violence between Israel and militants in Gaza could come as early as Tuesday, a Hamas spokesman said.
"It's in the hands now of the Israelis," Osama Hamdan, Hamas spokesman in Beirut, told CNN....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
The cease-fire, announced Wednesday night in a joint...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Near the Israel-Gaza border (CNN) -- After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.