| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:07 PM
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands fled their homes in a Gaza Strip town on Sunday afterIsrael warned them to leave before it attacked rocket-launching sites, on the sixth day of an offensive that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 160...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Yes, Israelis and Palestinians have entered yet another violent round in their seemingly interminable conflict. How did they get into this mess? And, more important, how are they going to get out of it? As we watch the fighting escalate, here are five...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:39 PM
As Israel’s campaign to locate three Jewish teenagers missing and believed abducted in the West Bank entered its sixth day, support came Wednesday from an unexpected direction with strong comments from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Israeli soldiers on a search-and-arrest mission in the West Bank on Monday shot and killed a 24-year-old Palestinian at a refugee camp north of Ramallah, threatening heightened tensions in the region already in turmoil over the Palestinians' newly...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them.
Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
HEBRON, West Bank Marwan Qawasmeh, a 29-year-old barber from one of Hebron's oldest families, used to live in a complex with his father, two brothers, their wives and all their children.
Today, Qawasmeh is missing, hunted by Israeli authorities as one of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:50 PM
JERUSALEM Initial autopsy findings that a Arab teenager found dead after he was kidnapped in East Jerusalem was burned alive added Saturday to a growing sense that Israeli-Palestinian tensions have reached explosive levels.
Protests over the death of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:20 PM
JERUSALEM Israel on Thursday named two Palestinians it said had kidnapped three Jewish teenagers who disappeared while hitchhiking home from their religious schools in the West Bank two weeks ago.
The Shin Bet security agency identified the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday.
With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:35 PM
JERUSALEM The Israeli government debated possible retaliatory action for the killings of three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found Monday in the West Bank more than two weeks after the students vanished while hitchhiking home from their religious...