- 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
- First planned Palestinian city a symbol of pride Updated: Dec-06-13 2:31 am
- Kerry seeks to soothe Israeli security concerns Updated: Dec-05-13 6:08 pm
- Calle 13 singer says Palestinians like Puerto Rico Updated: Dec-05-13 4:04 pm
- French expert report: No proof Arafat was poisoned Updated: Dec-03-13 3:37 pm
- Rogers Waters defends use of religious symbolism Updated: Dec-02-13 12:32 pm
- Bethlehem's Christmas season gets earlier start Updated: Dec-01-13 1:31 pm
- Hamas cancels anniversary rally over economic woes Updated: Dec-01-13 7:54 am
- Israel: EU funds will not reach occupied land Updated: Nov-27-13 9:29 am
- Britain's Bean, Brazil's Montenegro win Emmys Updated: Nov-26-13 7:37 am
- Iran deal could affect talks on Syria, Palestine Updated: Nov-25-13 2:36 am
- Iran nuclear deal fuels anger, jitters in Mideast Updated: Nov-24-13 5:39 pm
- After slipup, Israeli PM to meet pope next week Updated: Nov-24-13 11:12 am
- Newborn lion cubs die in Hamas-run zoo in Gaza Updated: Nov-21-13 11:41 am
- UN says Gaza construction industry near collapse Updated: Nov-21-13 10:07 am
- US university suspends ties to Palestinian school Updated: Nov-21-13 1:56 am
- Israel's new missile defense system passes test Updated: Nov-20-13 6:16 am
- UN: Israel settlement building hurting peace talks Updated: Nov-19-13 2:17 pm
- Hamas leader's granddaughter treated in Israel Updated: Nov-19-13 7:58 am
- Palestinians committed to 9 months of peace talks Updated: Nov-18-13 1:56 pm
- French president vows tough Iran stance in Israel Updated: Nov-17-13 2:46 pm
- A year after Gaza operation, little joy in Israel Updated: Nov-13-13 1:58 pm
- Anti-terrorism case in US key test for Israel Updated: Nov-12-13 2:06 am
- Gaza faces power outages amid political infighting Updated: Nov-10-13 9:31 am
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.
RAWABI, West Bank - A state-of-the art Palestinian city with residential towers, a mall and a convention center is rapidly going up on once desolate West Bank hills and turning into a symbol of national pride.
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."
BETHLEHEM, West Bank - The frontman for the Grammy-winning Puerto Rican hip-hop outfit Calle 13 said Thursday that he sees similarities between the political situation of Palestinians and those of his own people.
PARIS - Extensive reports by French scientists into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death have ruled out poisoning by radioactive polonium, his widow said Tuesday. The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and mean it's still unclear how Arafat died nine years ago.
NEW YORK - Now that his three-year world tour for "The Wall" has finally come to an end, Roger Waters wants to set the record straight over criticism he's received from Jewish groups regarding his use of the Star of David symbol in the show and his support for a cultural boycott of Israel.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank - The Christmas season begins a little earlier this year.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas movement canceled its upcoming anniversary rally Sunday, saying it was inappropriate to celebrate at a time of deep economic woes in the crowded seaside territory.
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.
NEW YORK - Britain's Sean Bean and Brazil's Fernanda Montenegro took the top acting honors Monday night at the 41st International Emmy Awards in which the statues were spread among TV productions from six countries.
The nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers could pave the way for normalization of ties between Tehran and the West.
JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister harshly condemned the international community's nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday while Saudi Arabia remained conspicuously quiet, reflecting the jitters felt throughout the Middle East over Iran's acceptance on the global stage.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gaza authorities say two newborn lion cubs just unveiled by Hamas as prized additions in a zoo they run have died.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A senior United Nations official says new border restrictions on Gaza by Egypt and Israel have paralyzed the territory's construction industry and idled 10 percent of the workforce.
WALTHAM, Massachusetts - Brandeis University has decided to suspend its partnership with a Palestinian university over what it calls a failure by leadership to condemn an on-campus demonstration in which marchers reportedly made what Brandeis officials said looked like Nazi salutes.
JERUSALEM - Israel successfully tested its newest missile defense system on Wednesday, a key step toward making the third and final leg of the country's three-part defense system operational by next year, the defense ministry said.
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 - Israeli authorities say a granddaughter of Hamas' prime minister in Gaza was brought to Israel this week for emergency medical treatment.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Palestinians will stay in peace talks with Israel for the planned nine months despite their fierce opposition to Israel's settlement building, the Palestinian president said Monday.
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.
JERUSALEM - A year after a bruising Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, southern Israel has sprung back to life, and the frequent rocket fire that once plagued the region has nearly stopped. But it's Hamas, not the Israelis who are celebrating.
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.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian officials say Gaza's power plant is not operating and the territory is facing power outages due to a fuel shortage caused by political infighting.