- Israeli naval raid nabs rocket shipment Updated: Mar-05-14 4:59 pm
- Netanyahu to Abbas: 'Recognize the Jewish state' Updated: Mar-04-14 3:54 pm
- Obama: Tough choices nearing in Mideast talks Updated: Mar-03-14 4:10 pm
- Israeli settlement construction doubles in 2013 Updated: Mar-03-14 3:52 pm
- Ultra-Orthodox rally in Israel against draft bill Updated: Mar-02-14 1:25 pm
- AP PHOTOS: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest in Israel Updated: Mar-02-14 1:23 pm
- 'Son of God' takes different tack than 'Passion' Updated: Feb-27-14 7:57 am
- Jordan MPs vote to expel Israeli ambassador Updated: Feb-26-14 9:56 am
- Israeli police enter holy site to disperse clash Updated: Feb-25-14 8:11 pm
- Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate Updated: Feb-21-14 3:28 am
- Kerry 'determined' to get Middle East peace deal Updated: Feb-20-14 4:11 pm
- For Israel, it's all about the population figures Updated: Feb-18-14 1:56 pm
- Finance minister calls status quo threat to Israel Updated: Feb-17-14 1:10 pm
- Once hounded, Sephardic Jews find Spanish embrace Updated: Feb-14-14 3:31 pm
- Palestinian women make strides in high-tech Updated: Feb-11-14 2:21 pm
- Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest pending Israeli draft Updated: Feb-06-14 11:52 am
- Jordanians worry about fallout from Mideast peace Updated: Feb-05-14 10:49 am
JERUSALEM - Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound for militants in the Gaza Strip, and officials accused Iran of orchestrating the delivery in an elaborate 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey that included covert stops across the region.
WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that reassuring words from Iranian officials about not wanting nuclear weapons do not square with Tehran's actions - and that the international community needs to exert more pressure to deny Iran the capability of making nuclear arms.
WASHINGTON - Seeking to salvage an elusive Middle East peace plan, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to make the "tough decisions" needed to move forward on talks with the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM - Israel began building more than twice as many West Bank settlement homes in 2013 than it did the previous year, Israel's central bureau of statistics said Monday, just hours before its prime minster was to face President Barack Obama in Washington for what was expected to be a tense meeting.
JERUSALEM - Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied Sunday in the streets of Jerusalem, blocking roads and paralyzing the city in a massive show of force against plans to require them to serve in the Israeli military.
JERUSALEM - Clad in traditional black suits and hats, hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have rallied in Jerusalem, protesting a bill that would see members of the community drafted into Israel's armed forces.
LOS ANGELES - Ten years after "The Passion of the Christ," Jesus is returning to movie theatres with a gentler, more inclusive approach.
AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan's parliament voted unanimously to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall its own envoy on Wednesday, a day after Israeli lawmakers debated a proposal to take over a Jerusalem holy site administered by Jordanians.
JERUSALEM - Israeli police stormed a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday to disperse a violent protest there, hours before the Israeli parliament debated a nationalist lawmaker's motion to extend control over it.
JERUSALEM - Is Israel "the Jewish state"?
JERUSALEM - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he remained "committed" and "determined" to reaching a Middle East peace deal, but said in an interview aired Thursday that he understood Israeli fears and skepticism of its outcome.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian construction worker Nael Yassin and his wife, Wafa, are the proud parents of a new baby girl - the fifth child for the couple in their early 30s.
JERUSALEM - Israel's finance minister made a passionate plea for peace Monday, saying his country must do everything in its power to reach an accord with the Palestinians since the current situation posed a "threat to the future of the state of Israel."
MADRID - They were burned at the stake, forced to convert or chased into exile. Now Spain is moving to right a half-millennium old "historic mistake" against its onetime flourishing Sephardic Jewish community: the European Union country is on the verge of offering citizenship to descendants of victims estimated to number in the millions.
DURA, West Bank - Growing up in a traditional society, Abeer Abu Ghaith was often told a woman's future is in her husband's kitchen. Quietly, the 29-year-old proved everyone wrong.
JERUSALEM - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked highways across Israel on Thursday and clashed with security forces to protest government plans to draft them into the military, police said.
AMMAN, Jordan - Israelis and Palestinians may be hugely skeptical about the U.S.-led peace negotiations their leaders have been roped into, but the Jordanians seem worried that they actually might succeed. The kingdom is already home to the largest Palestinian population outside the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and Jordanian lawmakers and others fear an accord might lead to a new influx of refugees.