- The Latest: Cuba embassy plan riles Republican hopefuls Updated: Jul-01-15 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba will open embassies in their capital cities after more than 50 years of hostilities between the two countries. The latest developments (all times local):
- Israelis protest against deadly Palestinian attacks Updated: Jul-01-15 3:35 pm
JERUSALEM - Several hundred Israelis demonstrated in Jerusalem Wednesday evening, calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to act against a recent surge in deadly attacks carried out by Palestinians.
- Israeli family discovers ancient treasure under living room Updated: Jul-01-15 11:14 am
JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities said Wednesday they have identified a rare, well-preserved 2,000-year-old Jewish ritual bath hidden under the floorboards of a home in Jerusalem.
- Vatican signs treaty with "State of Palestine" Updated: Jun-26-15 7:50 am
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican signed a treaty with the "State of Palestine" on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the treaty itself would serve as a model for other Mideast countries.
- Highway expansion work in Israel reveals ancient church Updated: Jun-10-15 6:32 am
JERUSALEM - Workers widening the main highway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv have stumbled upon the remnants of a 1,500-year-old Byzantine church.
- EU moves ahead on labeling of Israeli settlement products Updated: Jun-09-15 3:36 pm
JERUSALEM - Israel would be required to label products that are made in West Bank settlements and exported to Europe, according to guidelines being prepared by the European Union.
- Dempsey reassures Israel it will keep military edge Updated: Jun-09-15 3:29 pm
JERUSALEM - The top U.S. military officer reassured Israel on Tuesday that it will maintain a military edge over potential adversaries, including Gulf Arab states, regardless of whether Washington completes a nuclear deal with Iran.
- Supreme Court strikes down 'born in Jerusalem' passport law Updated: Jun-08-15 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can't list Israel as their birthplace on passports.
- AP Analysis: Fair to boycott Israel? Global momentum grows Updated: Jun-06-15 5:52 am
In boardrooms and campuses, on social media and in celebrity circles, momentum seems to be growing for a global pressure campaign on Israel. The atmosphere recalls the boycotts that helped demolish apartheid South Africa a quarter century ago.
- Orange's pullout from Israel gives lift to boycott movement Updated: Jun-04-15 2:40 pm
JERUSALEM - French telecom giant Orange SA's declaration that it wants to cut business ties with Israel has given a boost to the burgeoning anti-Israel boycott movement while also drawing a sharp rebuke from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday.
- Jewish protesters try to block Christian ritual at holy site Updated: Jun-01-15 5:58 pm
JERUSALEM - Israeli police say they forcibly removed dozens of Jewish protesters trying to prevent a Christian ritual from taking place at a holy site revered in both religions.