- Israel displays rockets seized in Red Sea raid Updated: Mar-10-14 5:02 pm
- Masked Gaza gunmen steal $500,000 in rare robbery Updated: Mar-10-14 2:46 pm
- AP Interview: Jihadi head says Gaza groups growing Updated: Mar-09-14 6:55 pm
- Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin Updated: Mar-07-14 9:04 am
- Putin uses carrot and stick to dominate neighbors Updated: Mar-06-14 10:31 am
- Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea Updated: Mar-05-14 11:52 am
- 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
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- Obama: Tough choices nearing in Mideast talks Updated: Mar-03-14 4:10 pm
- Chile judge: 18 years for Mapuche in arson deaths Updated: Feb-28-14 6:05 pm
- US warns Russia on Ukraine, nudges Georgia to West Updated: Feb-26-14 1:11 pm
- Palestinian film spotlights Israeli Arab identity Updated: Feb-25-14 3:28 pm
- Israeli demand sparks 'Jewish state' debate Updated: Feb-21-14 3:28 am
- For Israel, it's all about the population figures Updated: Feb-18-14 1:56 pm
- In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions Updated: Feb-14-14 2:53 pm
- Israel laser shield moves closer to deployment Updated: Feb-14-14 6:11 am
- Georgia: Olympic guests must not visit Abkhazia Updated: Feb-12-14 5:53 am
- China, Taiwan hold highest-level talks since split Updated: Feb-11-14 7:08 am
- Government account of Mali clashes disputed Updated: Feb-10-14 2:29 pm
EILAT, Israel - Israel's prime minister on Monday triumphantly toured a display of dozens of rockets that navy commandos intercepted in the Red Sea last week, alleged to be on their way from Iran to the Gaza Strip, and accused the international community of ignoring Iranian support for militant groups and falling victim to a charm offensive by the new leadership in Tehran.
GAZA CITY, Gaza City - The Gaza Strip has endured back-to-back wars and uprisings in recent years, but criminal violence has been relatively rare.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A leader of one of Gaza's secretive jihadi groups says the al-Qaida-inspired movement now has several thousand armed fighters in the seaside strip, posing a formidable threat to both Israel and the area's Hamas rulers.
WASHINGTON - One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
MOSCOW - As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: The Eurasian Union.
WASHINGTON - Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin from making advances elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
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 - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
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.
SANTIAGO, Chile - A Mapuche indigenous leader was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday for the arson murders of an elderly couple who died defending their property from hooded trespassers.
WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday warned Russia against a military intervention in Ukraine as it renewed demands that Moscow withdraw troops from disputed enclaves in another former Soviet republic, Georgia. The U.S. also urged Georgia to further integrate with Europe and NATO in calls that come amid growing tensions between Russia and the West over the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Moscow president.
JERUSALEM - In the Holy Land, the state of Palestine does not yet exist. But in Hollywood, it already has an Oscar finalist.
JERUSALEM - Is Israel "the Jewish state"?
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.
BEIJING - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.
SINGAPORE - An Israeli state-owned arms company developing a laser-based missile shield that evokes "Star Wars" style technology says its deployment over the country is closer to becoming a reality.
TBILISI, Georgia - Georgia on Wednesday called on foreign visitors to the Winter Olympics to keep out of Abkhazia, a Russia-aligned breakaway territory just south of Sochi along the Black Sea coast.
NANJING, China - China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949.
BAMAKO, Mali - Clashes in northern Mali that killed 31 people last week appear to have involved local Tuareg and Peul communities, the country's U.N. mission and Human Rights Watch said Monday, not a terrorist attack as the government said.