Yes, there are huge obstacles. But the advantages of talking over fighting can't be discounted. Peace talks slow the killing, promote civil society, and may shift the dynamics in the region for a more stable future.
A Middle East analyst seeks, through many conversations and a bit of offbeat humor, a resolution to the conflict.
A university seminar involving Palestinian, Israeli, and American students showed us that even passionate disagreement can be surmounted with a universal language of democratic moderation and mutuality.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that a peace treaty with the Palestinians would be possible once direct talks start next week.
Chelsea Clinton will get married next weekend. Wedding crashers will want to think twice. Arrests will be made if you are caught snooping on Chelsea Clinton, vow cops.
What the tragedy of the BP oil spill has taught us about regulations, technology, and how our energy diet must change.
UNITED KINGDOM AND 15 COMMONWEALTHS: Queen Elizabeth II has reigned since 1952, when her father died. She has four children and eight grandchildren. The heir apparent is her son Charles, Prince of Wales. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are seen at the House of Lords during the State Opening of Parliament in Westminster in London on May 25.
Turkey's foreign minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says that Turkey will break diplomatic ties with Israel unless it apologizes or accepts an international probe for its deadly May 31 raid on a Gaza flotilla.