- US sanctions chief visits Israel amid Iran jitters Updated: Aug-28-15 5:28 am
JERUSALEM - The U.S. Department of the Treasury's sanctions chief is visiting Israel amid concerns in Jerusalem over the nuclear deal with Iran.
- In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains Updated: Aug-26-15 2:02 am
JERUSALEM - Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.
- Jerusalem gay pride parade attacker charged with murder Updated: Aug-24-15 2:49 pm
JERUSALEM - An ultra-Orthodox Israeli who fatally stabbed a teenage girl at a Jerusalem gay pride parade has been indicted on a murder charge.
- Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics Updated: Aug-23-15 2:47 pm
JERUSALEM - Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak's comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran's nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military men and cowardly politicians could shake up Israeli politics.
- J Street elects Muslim woman president of college chapters Updated: Aug-21-15 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON - A dovish pro-Israel lobby that has struggled for acceptance by more established Jewish groups has elected an American Muslim as president of a core initiative - its chapter program on college campuses, where debates rages over Israel and Palestinians.
- 6 killed in Syria after Israel retaliates for rocket attack Updated: Aug-21-15 4:43 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria - Israeli airstrikes in southern Syria killed six people and wounded seven, Syrian state TV reported Friday, in retaliation for a rocket attack on Israel the previous day that Israeli officials blamed on militants backed by Iran.
- New tools, new complications in fight to keep cities safe Updated: Aug-20-15 6:13 am
NEW DELHI - For generations, the world's cities have struggled to keep themselves safe.
- AP Interview: Huckabee vows to shake up Mideast policies Updated: Aug-19-15 1:03 pm
JERUSALEM - Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on Wednesday vowed to abandon key American policies in the Mideast if he is elected next year, endorsing positions that would put the U.S. at odds with its closest allies.
- Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel Updated: Aug-04-15 2:37 pm
JERUSALEM - The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence.
- Serenity Now: A calm perch above Jerusalem's hectic Old City Updated: Aug-04-15 9:47 am
JERUSALEM - In one of the most contentious tracts of real estate on the planet, serenity is not that easy to find.