US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle EastU.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.
Poll: After Gaza War, Hamas Gathers Support Of 61 Percent Of PalestiniansThe popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.
Violent Protests Erupt As Palestinian Authority Officials Call For 'Day Of Rage'Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant group Islamic Jihad and two of his sons, while ground troops and Hamas gunmen fought intense battles in the north and center of the territory, Palestinian officials said.
Netanyahu: International Community Too Soft On PalestiniansIsrael's prime minister is accusing the international community of being too soft toward the Palestinians.
Palestinians Agree To Peace Talks If Kerry Will Discuss '67 Border DisputesPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed to resume peace talks with Israel only after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave him a letter guaranteeing that the basis of the negotiations will be Israel's pre-1967 borders, two senior Palestinian officials said Saturday.
Violence, Massive Protests Worsen In West Bank Ahead Of Secretary Kerry Peace TalksThe violence comes ahead of a visit to the region this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who hopes to find a formula for restarting peace negotiations in the coming months. President Barack Obama has decided to make a new attempt to revive talks after largely ignoring the Israel-Palestinian issue during his first term.
Obama: 'Palestinians Deserve A State Of Their Own'President Barack Obama says Palestinians deserve an independent and sovereign state and an end to occupation by Israel.
President Obama Not Expecting Grand Resolutions From Visit To Turbulent Middle EastWhen President Barack Obama steps into the Middle East's political cauldron this coming week, he won't be seeking any grand resolution for the region's vexing problems.
Former Washington Post Reporter Anthony Shadid Dies On Assignment In SyriaNew York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad under "shock and awe" bombing to Libya wracked by civil war, died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria while reporting on the uprising against its president.