| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – An Israeli man was killed and at least two people were injured Monday when civilian vehicles came under fire near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
The incident could aggravate tension between Israelis and Palestinians...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:38 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday that it was still possible to revive moribund peace negotiations.
Abbas told five Israeli opposition legislators from the Labor and Meretz...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:44 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – An Arab Israeli citizen was arrested on charges of visiting an enemy state after the man returned from a trip to Lebanon, the Israeli government announced.
The April 12 detention of Majd Kayyal, 23, described as a freelance...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:12 AM
JERUSALEM – Thousands of people gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday for the lighting of the “holy fire,” an annual ritual marking the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:38 PM
JERUSALEM -- With Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations still deadlocked a week before their current round expires, negotiating teams met Tuesday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk in Jerusalem to discuss extending the troubled talks.
Nine months of meetings...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
Future Islands: A review of a concert by the band Future Islands performing at Pappy & Harriet's that ran in the April 19 Calendar section identified the band's touring drummer as Michael Lowry. He is Denny Bowen.
Tamer Nafar: A profile of Palestinian...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:28 PM
GAZA CITY — Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday announced a reconciliation deal to end their seven-year schism, in a further blow to U.S.-led efforts to broker a peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – With the 8-month-old Palestinian-Israeli negotiations entering a state of deadlock, Palestinians spoke Monday about a "paradigm shift" in the U.S.-sponsored peace process.
The talks, which were supposed to produce a peace...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:27 PM
JERUSALEM -- Tensions were high Tuesday following a clash between Jewish extremists and Israeli troops in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar that injured about a dozen people on both sides.
The violence erupted overnight when security personnel entered...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Former President Bill Clinton told Naval Academy midshipmen Tuesday that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was an "imperfect messenger," but posed important questions about security, technology and freedom in America.
Clinton said Snowden'...