| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:54 PM
First, U.S. airlines were banned from flying to Tel Aviv. Now some cruise lines said Wednesday that they will skip the Israeli port towns of Ashdod and Haifa because of the deadly conflict between Israelis and Hamas rebels.
Costa Pacifica canceled stops...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:25 PM
With a second day of flight cancellations snarling plans and silencing some air traffic to Tel Aviv, one tour operator reports that life — but not travel-related business — is proceeding as usual.
The Federal Aviation Administration...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Israel pressed on for a fourth day with its Gaza offensive on Friday, striking the Hamas-dominated enclave from air and sea, as Palestinian militants kept up rocket attacks deep into the Jewish state.
At least 79 Palestinians, most of them civilians,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:48 PM
On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country.
Tourists may be able to rebook their...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.
President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 760 and attempts at a truce remained elusive.
United Nations Secretary-...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Palestinians rushed to shops and banks on Thursday during a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire that largely held, and an Israeli official said Egypt had proposed a permanent truce that would start on Friday.
But there was uncertainty about prospects for a...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Elana Goldstein, 18, went to Israel last month for what's called a "birthright trip": a subsidized visit available to anyone with at least one Jewish parent.
She was greeted with air-raid sirens and exploding rockets.
Another Central Florida woman,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Israel's military concluded early Sunday that a soldier thought to have been captured by Palestinian militants was actually killed in combat in the Gaza Strip.
The news came after a day in which Israeli forces raked the southern tip of Gaza with...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A local high school graduate who joined the Israel Defense Forces last year has been wounded in Gaza, his father said Monday.
Jordan Low, a 19-year-old sharpshooter in Israel's Golani Brigade, was one of 15 soldiers investigating what they believed...