- UN: Israel to allow some materials into Gaza again Updated: Dec-09-13 10:38 am
- Palestinians remember Mandela as an inspiration Updated: Dec-08-13 12:30 pm
- Obama: Chances for final Iran deal 50-50 or worse Updated: Dec-07-13 4:57 pm
- Hamas cancels anniversary rally over economic woes Updated: Dec-01-13 7:54 am
- Iran nuclear deal fuels anger, jitters in Mideast Updated: Nov-24-13 5:39 pm
- 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
- Israel's new missile defense system passes test Updated: Nov-20-13 6:16 am
- 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
- A year after Gaza operation, little joy in Israel Updated: Nov-13-13 1:58 pm
- Gaza faces power outages amid political infighting Updated: Nov-10-13 9:31 am
- Conservative Hamas appoints first spokeswoman Updated: Nov-10-13 7:34 am
JERUSALEM - The United Nations said Monday that Israel has agreed to again allow imports of construction materials into Gaza after a two-month clampdown following the discovery of a tunnel dug by militants from the coastal strip into Israel.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians mourned Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, lighting candles in special prayer services Sunday and holding his picture like a shield in confrontations with Israeli troops.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Saturday he believed the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50-50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons.
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'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.
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.
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 - 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.
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.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Hamas government of the Gaza Strip has for the first time appointed a woman to represent it to the world.