| May 18, 2015
| 5:31 PM
The definition of anti-Semitism was at the center of a battle of words Monday involving campus protests about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
This comes as some Jewish students say that protests against Israel’s occupation of the West Bank...
| May 20, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Hours after announcing the launch of separate buses for Palestinians and Jews in the West Bank, Israel's government was forced to back down Wednesday in response to a wave of domestic outrage that included comparisons to apartheid-era South Africa....
| May 19, 2015
| 4:43 PM
The Palestinian Authority has a new goal in its efforts to isolate Israel internationally: a ban from world soccer.
The head of FIFA, the Swiss-based international soccer federation, arrived in Israel on Tuesday for meetings aimed at resolving the...
| May 15, 2015
| 4:40 PM
For years, groups critical of Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza have pressed universities and pension funds to divest themselves of stocks from companies deemed guilty of "profiting off of the illegal occupation of Palestinian lands." The...
| May 14, 2015
| 1:48 PM
Israelis are once again locked in a bitter settlement dispute with their Arab neighbors, but this time the conflict is not unfolding in the West Bank, but in Israel's southern desert.
After years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court last week...
| May 13, 2015
| 1:55 PM
The Vatican recognized Palestinian statehood in a treaty Wednesday, generating praise from Palestinians and criticism from Israelis, who said the move does not advance peace efforts.
An announcement from the Holy See on long-discussed bilateral issues...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Winning the recent Israeli elections may have been the easiest part for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose new government -- his fourth -- promises to be a challenge even before it has taken office.
Shortly before the deadline Wednesday,...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Israel's electric company cut off power Monday to more than 700,000 Palestinians in two major West Bank cities and nearby villages, and warned that more outages are coming if Palestinian officials don't pay millions of dollars in outstanding debt.
| Apr 5, 2015
| 11:08 AM
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus was already an emblem of the enormous suffering unleashed by Syria’s civil war — and that was before the militants of the Islamic State moved in.
Besieged, starved and bombarded over...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:03 AM
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Israel announced Friday that it would release Palestinian tax revenues frozen this year as a punitive measure after the Palestinian Authority’s move to join the International Criminal Court.
A statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&...