| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:11 AM
JERUSALEM -- A French diplomat involved in a physical altercation with Israeli soldiers last week will end her duties and leave Israel before the end of the year, local media reported Friday.
According to the daily Israel Hayom, Israel and France...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After completing his military service in Israel, Michael Mayer left his homeland in 1995 to attend film school at USC. After graduating, he made some short films and executive-produced a 2008 documentary, "Driving Men," that made the rounds of festivals....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:54 AM
JERUSALEM — When Israelis and Palestinians renewed peace negotiations this summer, they agreed on only one thing: No talking about the talks.
Now Israel has complained to the United States of alleged Palestinian leaks it claims violate the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:23 AM
President Obama pledged his administration's commitment to seeking peace in the Middle East during his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, declaring that Palestinians "have a right to live in dignity in their own state."...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:11 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- More than two-thirds of the Palestinians surveyed in a new poll are convinced that recently restarted peace negotiations with Israel, which were orchestrated by the United States, aren’t going to succeed.
The results of...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:33 AM
JERUSALEM -- The day after the fatal shooting of an Israeli soldier in Hebron, the West Bank city remained tense Monday as thousands of Jewish visitors toured sites there under increased security.
Israeli forces were widely deployed to guard Sukkhot...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
JERUSALEM – Following the killing of two Israeli soldiers over the last three days, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would expand a controversial Jewish settlement in the West Bank city of Hebron.
“We will continue to...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 1:16 PM
JERUSALEM -- An Israeli soldier in Hebron was shot and killed Sunday in what authorities suspect was an attack by a Palestinian sniper.
It was the second such attack in the West Bank since Friday, when a Palestinian man lured an Israeli soldier to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:05 AM
JERUSALEM – An Israeli soldier was lured to the West Bank and killed by a Palestinian former co-worker, Israeli officials said Saturday.
The soldier, Tomer Hazan, 20 was reported missing by his family in Bat Yam on Friday.
Israeli officials said...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:19 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- After weeks of waiting and speculating, the incoming Palestinian Authority government turned out to be a carbon copy of the outgoing one.
Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and his 24 Cabinet ministers, who together had formed the...