On Sunday, world donors are expected to fork over billions of dollars for reconstruction in Gaza. What changes do donors need to see to loosen the purse strings?
After heavy clashes with Assad forces, Syrian rebels, including some linked with al Qaida, captured the post along Syria's de facto border with Israel in the Golan Heights.
While neither side got the concessions it was seeking, Israel and Hamas agreed to an ambiguous open-ended truce Tuesday. On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a national address aimed at countering critics of the war.
The Israel-Gaza cease-fire agreed yesterday appears to be holding. Many in Israel are optimistic they're going to get the support of Arab states in weakening Hamas.
The Spanish company, Zara, stopped selling a children's shirt with black and white stripes and a yellow star which bore an unfortunately resemblance to Nazi concentration camp uniforms.
An agreement to stop the fighting was apparently reached in Cairo. But there are differences between the claims that Hamas and Israel are making for the contents of the agreement.
The two sides announced the agreement on Tuesday. Over two thousand people have been killed in Gaza and Israel over the last seven weeks.
American kids are heading back to school, but they're entering back into a school system that is widening the achievement gap between lower and higher-income children. Here's what we can do about it.
The Israeli government has been working hard to convince the world that Hamas and the Islamic State, the jihadi group in Iraq and Syria, are cut from the same cloth.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site.