| 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....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinian civilians on Sunday to leave immediately any site where militants are operating, one day after Israel flattened a 13-story apartment block in Gaza.
Israeli aircraft fired a non-explosive rocket at the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:06 PM
JERUSALEM — It isn't easy to offend both Palestinians and right-wing Israelis at the same time, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to do it, leaving a trail of consternation and confusion — and possibly putting another...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:59 AM
JERUSALEM -- Ahead of another visit this week by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, reports that he plans to present a framework for peace to Israeli and Palestinian leaders are causing growing unrest among Israeli opponents of a two-state solution....
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, he faces a series of Middle East challenges far more daunting than when he began his presidency in 2009. These problems include:
•what to do about the Arab-Israeli conflict, with peace talks between...
| Apr 25, 2011
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, is leading a bipartisan CODEL -- a congressional delegation -- to Israel. The group leaves Monday. The group will visit Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader......
| Jul 26, 2011
When the protest for affordable housing began, some dismissed the campaign as a "Woodstock" of college kids on vacation. By the time Saturday night rolled around, tens of thousands demonstrated in Tel-Aviv and what started as a students' summer protest......