| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Sweden will become the first major European nation to recognize Palestinian statehood, newly sworn-in Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced Friday.
In unveiling his Cabinet appointments and governing priorities to Parliament, Lofven said recognizing...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
After a summer of tension over the war in the Gaza Strip, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a new season of troubles in their often-fraught relationship with a meeting Wednesday that highlighted hard disagreements...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A popular colloquial definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Israel launched military campaigns in 2008 and 2012, purportedly to eliminate Hamas' rocket-launching capabilities from the Gaza...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
I express my sorrow and indignation as my taxes supporting U.S. policies and arms fund an occupier — Israel — when 99 percent of the world recognizes the injustice and violence perpetrated by the government of Israel against Palestinians for...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The saying goes: “When you’re already in a hole, stop digging.” In Israel, they apparently have a slightly different saying: “When you’re already in a hole, dig it deeper.”
On Wednesday, as the Israeli air offensive...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:30 AM
A CNN journalist on the Israel-Gaza border who created controversy Thursday when she tweeted that Israelis who could be heard cheering while a presumed rocket was landing in Gaza were "scum" has been reassigned.
Diana Magnay has been moved to Moscow, a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:08 AM
After four weeks of ferocious fighting, the guns of Gaza fell silent Tuesday with a 72-hour truce in place and talks on tap in Egypt aimed at forging a stable accord between Israel and Palestinian militants who rule the coastal enclave.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Diplomats searching for a way to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip have been working on two possible solutions: a bare-bones deal that offers Israel and Hamas little but a halt to fighting, and a more ambitious agreement that would try to meet some of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Last weekend's Israeli government announcement that it plans to seize almost 1,000 acres near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank for the purpose of building yet another massive Jewish settlement should be the straw that breaks the camel's back in...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
TEL AVIV — Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was standing on a sidewalk dressed in a skin-tight black bodysuit and wearing a silky red wig.
"Can I see more duck lips?" the director...