JERUSALEM (AP) — A week before President Barack Obama is set to arrive in the region, Middle East politics are already casting a cloud over the visit as Israeli and Palestinian officials plan a series of events to promote their agendas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nearly 2,600-year-old clay cylinder that’s been described as the world’s first human rights declaration is being shown for the first time in the U.S.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven years after a massive stroke removed him from office and left him in a vegetative state, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is able to process information and has exhibited “robust activity” in his brain, according to doctors.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A new Israeli law prohibits the employment of underweight fashion models and sets weight minimums with the aim of discouraging anorexia and bulimia, eating disorders that affect mostly young women.
JERUSALEM (AP) – Netanyahu says the international community has double standards, saying it condemns Israeli settlements in the West Bank but not Palestinians’ refusal to renew peace talks or Hamas’ call for the end of the Jewish state.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Israel is moving a step closer to a possible ground offensive in Gaza, calling up 16,000 reservists. This, on a day that saw Hamas rocket squads display their expanded […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket aimed at Jerusalem on Friday, setting off air raid sirens throughout the city and opening a new front in three days of fierce fighting between Israel and […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – For a third day in a row, Gaza militants have been pummeling southern Israel with rockets. The Israeli military says more than 110 rockets have hit Israeli towns, including at least a […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s prime minister vowed Tuesday to continue building in a contested Jerusalem district, just days after European Union criticism of Jewish housing there. Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking during a visit to Gilo […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli police have stormed a holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, dispersing dozens of Palestinians who police say lobbed rocks at officers. Friday’s clash occurred at a compound containing the Dome of […]