| 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...
| 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 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Palestinian militants resumed rocket attacks on Tel Aviv on Monday after a 24-hour lull in strikes on the Israeli commercial capital, and Israel kept up its air and naval bombardments of the Gaza Strip despite growing pressure for a ceasefire.
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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....
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
JERUSALEM — An awkward four-month saga came to an end Sunday with the appointment of Karnit Flug as the new governor of the Bank of Israel, the first woman ever chosen for the position.
Many regarded Flug, the bank's deputy governor, as the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very upset with the P5+1 countries — the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany — for agreeing, in principle, to the idea that Iran could be granted temporary...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:04 AM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's latest Mideast visit appeared to end in discord for Israel on the twin issues on the agenda, Israeli-Palestinian talks and Iran's nuclear program.
As Kerry left Israel for Geneva to help in...