- At halfway mark, Kerry's Mideast effort stumbles Updated: Dec-06-13 10:44 am
- Israel ends probe of Palestinian protester's death Updated: Dec-06-13 8:53 am
- Kerry seeks to soothe Israeli security concerns Updated: Dec-05-13 6:08 pm
- Israeli PM under fire for alleged pricey expenses Updated: Dec-02-13 9:31 am
- Israel asks Germany to return art to Jewish hands Updated: Dec-01-13 9:22 am
- Large protests over Bedouin resettlement in Israel Updated: Nov-30-13 4:13 pm
- Death of musical icon brings Israel to standstill Updated: Nov-27-13 4:54 pm
- Israel: EU funds will not reach occupied land Updated: Nov-27-13 9:29 am
- Analysis: Iran deal leaves Israel few options Updated: Nov-24-13 2:39 pm
- Correction: Israel-Politics story Updated: Nov-24-13 10:36 am
- Israeli restaurant: Turn off phone, get discount Updated: Nov-20-13 3:17 pm
- UN: Israel settlement building hurting peace talks Updated: Nov-19-13 2:17 pm
- French president vows tough Iran stance in Israel Updated: Nov-17-13 2:46 pm
- Woman pleads not guilty to immigration charge Updated: Nov-13-13 4:38 pm
- Anti-terrorism case in US key test for Israel Updated: Nov-12-13 2:06 am
- Kerry warns of violence if peace talks fail Updated: Nov-07-13 11:21 am
- Israeli ex-foreign minister cleared in graft trial Updated: Nov-06-13 2:55 pm
- Israel: Paula Abdul moves ceremony Updated: Nov-05-13 1:13 pm
JERUSALEM - Halfway through an ambitious nine-month process aimed at forging Mideast peace, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, after another round of shuttle diplomacy, has little to show for his efforts.
JERUSALEM - Israel's military prosecutor cleared a soldier who killed a Palestinian stone-thrower by firing a tear gas canister at close range from inside a jeep.
JERUSALEM - Looking to soothe irritated relations with Israel, America's top diplomat on Thursday pledged to support the Jewish state's security throughout separate negotiations with Iran and the Palestinians - including Israel's demand that it "defend itself, by itself."
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's penchant for scented candles is setting off a stink, with media and politicians accusing him Monday of extravagantly spending public money.
JERUSALEM - Israel's deputy foreign minister urges Germany to give any Jewish-owned art from a trove discovered in Munich to Jewish or Israeli museums if heirs are not found.
JERUSALEM - Large protests over a plan to resettle nomadic Bedouin Arabs in Israel's southern Negev desert caused injuries Saturday and led to some arrests as well as condemnation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
JERUSALEM - The sudden death of legendary Israeli singer-songwriter Arik Einstein brought the country to a virtual standstill Wednesday, with radio and TV stations airing nonstop retrospectives and throngs flocking to his grave to pay tribute to the father of Israeli rock.
JERUSALEM - Israel will ensure that money it receives under a technology-sharing pact with the European Union will not be spent in the West Bank or east Jerusalem, an Israeli official said Wednesday, acceding to a European funding ban on projects in the occupied territories.
JERUSALEM - After feverishly trying to derail the international community's nuclear deal with Iran in recent weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now has little choice but to accept an agreement that he has derided as deeply flawed.
JERUSALEM - In a story Nov. 22 about the new head of Israel's Labor Party, The Associated Press reported erroneously that outgoing party leader Shelly Yachimovich was the first woman to lead the party. Former Prime Minister Golda Meir also served as head of the Labor Party from 1969-1974. A corrected version of the story is below:
ABU GHOSH, Israel - A restaurant owner in an Arab village outside of Jerusalem says he is on a mission to save culinary culture by making diners a simple offer: Turn off your cellphone and get a 50 percent discount.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. political chief warned Tuesday that chances of peacefully ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may be "irreparably damaged" unless steps are taken to prevent new Israeli settlement building and other "negative developments."
JERUSALEM - Visiting French President Francois Hollande vowed to maintain his country's tough stance in upcoming nuclear talks with Iran this week, earning praise from his Israeli hosts Sunday as he began a three-day visit to the Jewish state.
DETROIT - A Chicago-area woman accused of failing to tell U.S. immigration authorities about her role in a deadly bombing in Israel made her first court appearance Wednesday in Detroit, where she gained citizenship nearly a decade ago.
JERUSALEM - Over the decades, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated an image as a tough-talking leader in the global struggle against terrorism. That reputation could be put to the test this month in a landmark court case that could force him to choose between supporting victims of Palestinian violence and risking a diplomatic rift with China.
AMMAN, Jordan - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a stark warning to Israel on Thursday, saying it faces international isolation and a possible explosion of violence if it does not make progress in peace efforts with the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM - Hard-line politician Avigdor Lieberman looks set to emerge as a new and unpredictable player in U.S.-backed Mideast peace efforts after being cleared in a corruption trial on Wednesday, further complicating an already troubled negotiating climate with the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM - Paula Abdul has moved a Bat Mitzvah ceremony that she'd originally planned to hold at Jerusalem's Western Wall, Israel's Tourism Ministry said Tuesday.