| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...
| 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 20, 2013
| 2:57 AM
BEIJING -- The body of stunt pilot David Riggs was discovered Friday by search-and-rescue teams diving in a lake in northeastern China where he had crashed earlier in the week, Chinese media said.
The body of Studio City-based Riggs was recovered at 12:...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:48 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- In the latest crackdown on corruption since protests exploded across the country in June, Brazilian police Thursday arrested four police officers and 15 others in a public pension scandal involving at least $135 million.
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Free Syrian Army rebels said they launched an offensive Thursday to retake a strategic town near the Turkish border, a day after it was seized by an Al Qaeda-linked group.
The battle over Azaz underscores the increasingly fractured state of the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an "urgent" meeting Thursday of his senior advisors, the Palestine Liberation Organization’s executive committee and other factions to consider the latest proposal by U.S....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Debuting Israeli writer-helmer Yuval Adler and Palestinian co-scripter Ali Waked combine forces and their own intimate knowledge of the contempo Arab-Israeli conflict to impressive effect in "Bethlehem," a tightly wound clock-ticking thriller. Centered...
| Aug 25, 2013
Think the United States is fairing badly in the Middle East? Convinced that our policy is chaotic, confused and contradictory, from North Africa to the Persian Gulf?
Think again. It may not be politically correct to admit it, but when it comes to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:08 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – One Palestinian was shot to death and three others wounded by Israeli soldiers Tuesday in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, according to a Palestinian official.
Talal Dweikat, Palestinian Authority governor of Jenin, said...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:47 AM
JERUSALEM — Palestinians warned Monday that newly restarted peace talks could be derailed after a deadly clash between Palestinian refugees and Israeli security forces.
Three Palestinians were shot and killed at the Kalandia refugee camp near...