| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens.
“It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:41 AM
GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday that would mend a seven-year rift by forming a unity government and holding new elections.
Following two days of discussions between...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A Palestinian teenager was killed and a Palestinian man was reportedly on life support after being shot by Israeli soldiers in confrontations Friday during West Bank raids in which the troops were searching for three Israeli teens believed abducted by...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Two Palestinians were killed Friday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials reported.
Israel’s army said in a statement that the men had beeb involved in launching rockets at Israel over the last week, as well as...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In his deeply reported and compellingly told "hybrid history" of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, one of the many voices that combat novelist Steven Pressfield presents is that of Boaz Amitai, a reconnaissance platoon commander in the Israelis' perilous push...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where a soldier from the 3rd US Infantry Regiment, 'The Old Guard,' places flags at grave sites during the 'Flags-In' ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. An American flag was placed one foot...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The article, "Netanyahu: Don't sign off on new Palestinian government" (June 2), describes disingenuous remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemning the formation of a Palestinian unity government combining Fatah and Hamas...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Why didn't Jesus take advantage of His popularity and allow the people to proclaim Him their king? With such strong support He could've done a lot of good, it seems to me. -- K.B.C.
A: Yesterday, millions of Christians across the world celebrated what...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:37 AM
At the end of a tense vote that capped one of the country’s messiest political campaigns, Reuven Rivlin was chosen Tuesday to serve as Israel’s next president.
Rivlin, 74, was elected in Jerusalem by members of Israel’s 120-seat...
| May 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'd never read the Bible much, but this year I made a New Year's resolution to read through the New Testament, and so far I've kept it. But why are there four accounts of Jesus' life instead of just one? They all seem to tell the same story. -- Mrs. V....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Our church has started a big building campaign, but I'm not sure I'm in favor of it. After all, the early Christians didn't have fancy buildings. They just met in their houses, from what I've heard. Am I wrong to feel this way?-- R.N.
A: The first...