Severe water contamination in the Gaza Strip is worsened by Israeli blockades, say many Palestinians.
Lebanon's new government is slated to review the militant Shiite party's weapons as part of a national defense strategy once it takes office. The prisoner swap with Israel has given Hezbollah new leverage.
Villagers plan to use the project – developed by the Israeli embassy in partnership with local and international nongovernmental organizations – to drastically increase their local production.
The three-day meeting, which runs through Friday, has been cast as 'historic' but also criticized as a PR stunt.
Two soldiers whose remains were part of a prisoner swap with Hezbollah were eulogized Thursday amid ongoing unease over the exchange and questions about balancing family interests with those of the state.
New International theater festival in California offers audiences a window on foreign cultures – and shared stories.
Critics say the deal, which they see as lopsided, could embolden Hezbollah.
In Lebanon, hundreds waited for five prisoners, who were treated as returning heroes.
The US also hopes to establish a diplomatic presence in Tehran for the first time in 30 years, according to the Guardian newspaper.