- Gazans spoof Van Damme video to highlight plight Updated: Dec-20-13 2:32 pm
- Israelis split over threat posed by boycott calls Updated: Dec-19-13 2:51 pm
- New calls for Jewish prayer at Jerusalem holy site Updated: Dec-17-13 1:11 pm
- Moscow: missiles in western Russia legitimate Updated: Dec-16-13 5:18 pm
- US ups security aid to SE Asia, criticizes China Updated: Dec-16-13 2:27 pm
- EU promises 'unprecedented' aid for Mideast peace Updated: Dec-16-13 1:02 pm
- Israel reaches out to save US Jewish community Updated: Dec-16-13 10:13 am
- Gaza Strip receives fuel after battered by storm Updated: Dec-15-13 1:17 pm
- Syria latest magnet for jihadist suicide bombers Updated: Dec-14-13 12:37 pm
- Kerry: spring remains target for Mideast deal Updated: Dec-13-13 2:18 pm
- Western Saharans protest EU-Morocco fishing accord Updated: Dec-10-13 4:19 pm
- Obama: Chances for final Iran deal 50-50 or worse Updated: Dec-07-13 4:57 pm
- Jordan wins Security Council seat, replaces Saudis Updated: Dec-06-13 6:59 pm
- At halfway mark, Kerry's Mideast effort stumbles Updated: Dec-06-13 10:44 am
- Kerry seeks to soothe Israeli security concerns Updated: Dec-05-13 6:08 pm
- Envoy says China has right to set another air zone Updated: Dec-02-13 10:43 pm
- US advises carriers to comply with China air zone Updated: Nov-29-13 11:02 pm
- China sends warplanes into air defense zone Updated: Nov-28-13 11:49 pm
- Problems pile up in Asia for US policymakers Updated: Nov-27-13 1:34 pm
- US bombers cross China's claimed air defense zone Updated: Nov-26-13 7:34 pm
- Japan, China in war of words over airspace Updated: Nov-25-13 10:28 pm
- UN says Gaza construction industry near collapse Updated: Nov-21-13 10:07 am
- Israel, Gulf in 'strange alliance' against Iran Updated: Nov-20-13 1:32 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are spoofing a viral online video featuring Jean Claude Van Damme to highlight their suffering.
JERUSALEM - Could Israel face a mounting global boycott of the type that ended apartheid in South Africa if it fails to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians by this spring?
JERUSALEM - For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a contested holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatic fringe.
MOSCOW - Lithuania and Poland expressed concern on Monday about signals that Russia has deployed state-of-the-art missiles in a territory that borders the NATO countries.
HANOI, Vietnam - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered harsh words for China and new maritime security assistance for Southeast Asia on Monday to bolster countries facing growing Chinese assertiveness in a region where the two world powers are jockeying for influence.
BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers on Monday pledged "unprecedented" political, financial and security support for Israel and the Palestinians if they reach a peace agreement.
JERUSALEM - More than 100 Israeli leaders gathered with Jewish-American counterparts in Jerusalem last month with a daunting mission: to save Jewish life in North America.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The Gaza Strip received its first shipment of industrial fuel in 45 days on Sunday, bringing much-needed relief to the coastal territory after a winter storm dumped rare snow across the region.
RUSSAIFA, Jordan - On his last day as an ordinary teenager, Abdullah Siddeh kept to his daily routine: He filled in for his father at the small family grocery in the afternoon, asked his mother at home about dinner and then played soccer with friends at the nearby high school.
TEL AVIV, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that a spring target date for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians is still possible after two days of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders that were hampered by rare heavy snows across the region.
LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara - Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.
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.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly elected Jordan to the Security Council on Friday to replace Saudi Arabia, which rejected the seat it won in an unprecedented act to protest the council's failure to end the Syrian and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.
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 - 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."
MANILA, Philippines - China has a sovereign right to establish a maritime air defense zone over another region as it did in the East China Sea, the Chinese envoy to the Philippines said.
BEIJING - The United States advised U.S. carriers to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, an area where Beijing said it launched two fighter planes to investigate a dozen American and Japanese reconnaissance and military flights.
BEIJING - China said it sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone days after the U.S., South Korea and Japan all sent flights through the airspace in broadening defiance of rules Beijing says it has imposed over the East China Sea.
WASHINGTON - While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.
WASHINGTON - Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.
TOKYO - Japan and China are exchanging angry words over a territorial dispute, with each country summoning the other's ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
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.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made another stop in the Middle East this month, he received an expected earful over Washington's outreach to Iran: Don't trust Tehran, tighten sanctions even more, anything short of complete nuclear concessions is a grave mistake.