- Abbas aide: Extension of Mideast talks unlikely Updated: Mar-06-14 1:07 pm
- Israel tightens grip on heart of West Bank Updated: Mar-05-14 2:11 am
- 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
- Dahlan, exiled Palestinian leader, builds comeback Updated: Feb-28-14 5:29 am
- Rise in killings of Palestinian women by relatives Updated: Feb-26-14 12:56 pm
- Palestinian film spotlights Israeli Arab identity Updated: Feb-25-14 3:28 pm
- 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
- Hamas rejects international peacekeepers Updated: Feb-16-14 7:10 am
- Maine Sens. Kaine, King making Middle East visit Updated: Feb-14-14 4:46 pm
- Israeli settlements also face pressure from within Updated: Feb-12-14 4:21 pm
- One family behind West Bank's best soccer team Updated: Feb-12-14 2:20 am
- Palestinian women make strides in high-tech Updated: Feb-11-14 2:21 pm
- Jordanians worry about fallout from Mideast peace Updated: Feb-05-14 10:49 am
- Growing herbs a remedy for some Gaza economic woes Updated: Feb-04-14 10:26 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Gaps between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators only have widened in seven months and an extension of talks appears unlikely after what is bound to be a missed April 29 deadline for a framework deal, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday.
LUBBAN AL-SHARKIYEH, West Bank - Ahmed Awais is desperate to get out of his parents' cramped home where he, his wife and three preschool children share one room, sleeping on mattresses on the floor.
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.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Fueled by millions in Gulf aid dollars that are his to distribute, an exiled Palestinian operative seems to be orchestrating a comeback that could position him as a potential successor to aging Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - A Gaza teen stabbed to death by her brother while she prayed in her room has become the latest addition to a grim statistic: Palestinian women killed by relatives, often for allegedly shaming the family.
JERUSALEM - In the Holy Land, the state of Palestine does not yet exist. But in Hollywood, it already has an Oscar finalist.
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.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - A spokesman for Gaza's Hamas rulers said Sunday that the Islamic militant group will oppose any international force in a future Palestine - adding a new complication to U.S.-brokered peace efforts.
PSAGOT, West Bank - These days, when Yaakov Berg tries to sell his award-winning line of Psagot boutique wines, he encounters obstacles from every direction. As a Jewish vintner in a West Bank settlement, his product is increasingly considered off-limits.
WADI AL-NEES, West Bank - Palestinian farmer Yousef Abu Hammad sired enough boys for a soccer team - literally. Over the years, his 12 sons have formed the core of what is now the top-ranked team in the West Bank.
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.
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.
AL-QARARA, Gaza Strip - Gaza farmers have begun growing mint, basil and coriander, saying such herbs can serve as a remedy for some of the blockaded Palestinian territory's economic woes.