| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:29 AM
The Palestinian Authority expressed hope Wednesday that its new membership in the International Criminal Court will deter Israeli military strikes on the Palestinian people.
Speaking from The Hague following a brief ceremony introducing the Palestinians...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Set in rocky hills just half an hour's drive east of the skyscrapers of Tel Aviv, this Jewish settlement has the air of a placid suburb. Mothers with baby carriages chat outside the dry cleaner. A delivery truck pulls up to the supermarket's loading dock....
| Mar 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are dead because Netanyahu has declared there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel's prime...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 9:11 PM
When President Obama began his second term — the time presidents traditionally build foreign policy legacies — he had two major projects in the Middle East: a nuclear agreement with Iran and a peace settlement based on a Palestinian state....
| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel'...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:56 PM
A U.S. diplomatic convoy was attacked Friday in the West Bank by Jewish settlers throwing rocks, Israeli news reports said.
Diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem had arrived to investigate accusations by Palestinians in the village of Turmus...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected a proposal demanding withdrawal of Israeli forces from the West Bank and East Jerusalem by the end of 2017, in another setback for Palestinian efforts to build international pressure on Israel.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A heartfelt message
Thanks to Hobby Lobby for the wonderful, touching Christmas greeting in the Orlando Sentinel's Christmas Day edition. The paid advertisement featured a heartfelt, moving picture, and one that deeply touched me and my husband.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemned a clash Wednesday between Israeli troops and protesters that preceded the death of a senior Palestinian official, calling it a “barbaric act.”
The official, Ziad Abu Ein, was among...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.
Three of the victims held dual U.S.-Israeli...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:07 AM
On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier.
The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial...