| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Monday evening, officials said, as the Israeli military sent more forces to the border and called up army reservists in the escalating crisis.
Israel said early...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:56 AM
Israel’s military announced Tuesday that it was still trying to confirm the fate of a soldier presumed killed Sunday during a battle between Israeli forces and Hamas militants.
The investigation began after a rocket-propelled grenade fired at an...
| 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....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The apparent kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager Wednesday triggered some of the worst violence Jerusalem has seen in years, stoking fear of a new intifada and prompting calls from both sides for restraint.
There was speculation that the...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:05 AM
One of Israel’s highest-profile court cases ended Tuesday with a scathing critique of public corruption, harsh jail sentences and a former prime minister sent to prison, effectively ending Ehud Olmert's decades-long political career.
| May 18, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is taking heat for meeting last week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with Israeli politicians on both the right and left calling for her resignation.
Livni, Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians,...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Israeli authorities hospitalized 40 Palestinian detainees Tuesday who were taking part in a weeks-long hunger strike, according to media and prison service officials.
The Palestinians are part of a larger group of prisoners who have refused food for...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Israeli leaders are presenting conflicting views of the country's future amid the stalled peace talks with Palestinians, reflecting sharp differences within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition.
Several government ministers have...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:06 PM
JERUSALEM — Mideast peace talks remained in deep crisis Thursday as Israel froze plans to release Palestinian prisoners and officials threatened sanctions after the Palestinian Authority’s request to join multiple international conventions....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:10 AM
JERUSALEM — Relations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders continued a downward spiral Wednesday with a new Israeli directive to its ministers to halt cooperation with their Palestinian counterparts.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
JERUSALEM — Emerging from a black limousine, the tall man in the bushy gray wig lectures a small crowd of Israelis on how their holy city of Jerusalem belongs to followers of all religions — "Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Klingons...