Eight people were reportedly killed in separate incidents along Israel's borders with both Syria and Lebanon – and dozens were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza – during the Palestinians' annual 'nakba' protest against Israel.
05/15/2011 11:50 am
A US couple wants their son's birthplace to be listed as 'Jerusalem, Israel' – and a law of Congress grants that right. But 60 years of US diplomatic protocol call for less specificity about the city. Supreme Court will take up the case.
05/02/2011 01:30 pm
The Arab Spring has inspired young Palestinians to protest for an elected, unified government. Hamas has agreed – a hint that its moderates may be gaining influence. Don't dismiss the pact too quickly.
04/29/2011 03:40 pm
Many Jews and Arabs miss the daily interactions they had, whether at farm stands or in antique shops, before Israel's security barrier was erected.
04/22/2011 01:42 pm
Doing so costs more for Eyal Waldman than outsourcing to Eastern Europe. But the CEO of Israel's Mellanox Technologies says the investment in peace is worth it.
04/22/2011 01:40 pm
After generations of strife, the holy land yearns for people with heart and vision to think in a different way, to heal in a new way, and to make real the vision for a just peace.
04/21/2011 12:02 pm
The returned books symbolize an effort by the German government to account for Jewish cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis decades earlier.
04/14/2011 10:59 am
With the push for recognition of a Palestinian state at the United Nations and with the Middle East in turmoil, time is no longer on the side of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.
04/08/2011 04:43 pm
Obama had set a September goal for some kind of Middle East agreement. With Palestinians now weighing the declaration of a state, Israel's Shimon Peres has much to discuss at the White House.
04/05/2011 10:10 am
According to rebels, Qaddafi's forces now control two of the three exits from the city leading into rebel territory from Ajdabiya and are attacking densely populated civilian areas, including a hospital.
03/16/2011 05:02 pm