| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:16 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday, Abbas’ spokesman said.
Hamdallah, in office for only two weeks, resigned Thursday protesting what he...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:34 AM
JERUSALEM — Following an overnight volley of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, Israeli military aircraft struck a number of Palestinian targets in Gaza. No injuries were immediately reportedly in either attacks.
The flare-up comes at a time of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:32 AM
At a time when the election of a new, allegedly "moderate" president of Iran has created much excitement and raised many expectations, a more sober assessment of the nature of the Iranian regime is found in the annual report on terrorism issued by the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:10 AM
ABU GHOSH, Israel -- Dozens of residents of this Arab village near Jerusalem woke up Tuesday to find their tires slashed and their walls spray-painted with hateful messages, their community the latest target of a series of politically motivated...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Insisting "peace is possible," President Barack Obama on Thursday prodded both Israelis and Palestinians to return to long-stalled negotiations with few, if any, pre-conditions, softening his earlier demands that Israel stop...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Better Business Bureau chapter that predominantly served the Los Angeles area is no more.
The BBB of the Southland was expelled Tuesday from the national organization, losing the right to use the BBB name and logo.
The move comes after a 2010 ABC...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The just-expelled Better Business Bureau of the Southland has no plans to end its mission of fighting for southern California consumers.
The former Los Angeles affiliate of Council of Better Business Bureaus has renamed itself the Business Consumer...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will travel to Israel in April for an economic development mission that was canceled during last fall's violence in the Gaza Strip.
The itinerary has not been finalized, an aide said, but the trip is meant to replace the eight-day...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear.
"Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
It's a measure of the relatively quiet time for Israel these days that the sharpest argument at a big national security conference here was between an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who wanted "autonomy" for his fellow believers and secular Israelis in the audience...
| 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...