Israeli–Palestinian conflict

In this Dec. 13, 2013 file photo, the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims, are covered in snow. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)

Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas to disperse a protest by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the crowd hurled […]

04/16/2014

An Israeli soldier stands guard near the scene of a shooting near  the Tarqumiya checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, April 14, 2014. Police say assailants opened fire on an Israeli vehicle in the West Bank, killing one person and wounding two. (AP Photo/Gil Yohanan)

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous […]

04/15/2014

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, left, talks to his Emirati counterpart, Anwar Bin Mohamed Karkash, during a meeting with Arab foreign ministers at the League's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Arab League renews $100M support for Palestinians

CAIRO (AP) — Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo have renewed their commitment to give $100 million in monthly aid to the government of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The ministers also urged Arab governments falling […]

04/09/2014

This May 15, 1998 file photo shows Jonathan Pollard speaking during an interview in a conference room at the Federal Correction Institution in Butner, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl DeBlaker, File)

Imprisoned spy may be key for Kerry on peace talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an improbable twist, the fate of an imprisoned American who spied for Israel could now play a big role in rescuing Middle East peace negotiations after a dramatic Palestinian rebuff to […]

04/02/2014

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 photo, Israeli workers inspects barrels in a winery in the West Bank settlement of Psagot. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel’s Netanyahu calls boycotters ‘anti-Semites’

JERUSALEM (AP) — It is time Israel fought back against those who boycott the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, dubbing them “anti-Semites.” The comments come as concerns grow in Israel over a […]

02/17/2014

Israel hits dozens of targets in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Israel has been hitting dozens of targets in Gaza, in the most intense attack since an Israeli offensive four years ago. Earlier today, an Israeli airstrike killed the commander […]

11/14/2012

A circus comes to Gaza — minus lions and ladies

  GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The circus came to Gaza on Friday, accompanied by blaring music, juggling clowns and fire blowers — but getting it there required its own high-wire act. No women […]

10/26/2012

11 Israeli athletes remembered at memorial

(AP) – Britain’s prime minister and top Olympic officials are gathering to mark the 40th anniversary of the deaths of 11 Israeli athletes in a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Monday’s event promises […]

08/06/2012