West Bank

Palestinian rocket aimed at Jerusalem for 1st time

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 […]

11/16/2012

Israel's premier vows to build in Jerusalem

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 […]

10/23/2012

Jimmy Carter says Mideast peace is 'vanishing'

JERUSALEM (AP) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says the prospect of an Israel-Palestinian peace accord is “vanishing.” Speaking in Jerusalem Monday, Carter called the current situation catastrophic. He condemned Israel’s West Bank settlement construction […]

10/22/2012

Key issues in Israeli election early next year

JERUSALEM (AP) – Key campaign issues in Israel’s parliamentary election, set for early next year: * Israel-U.S. relations: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had a frosty relationship with President Barack Obama. If both are re-elected, […]

10/09/2012

French judges to exhume Arafat body in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – The widow of Yasser Arafat said Wednesday that French investigators will soon visit the West Bank to dig up the remains of her husband in hopes of determining what killed […]

09/05/2012

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