- Kerry condemns Palestinian attacks against Israeli civilians Updated: Oct-13-15 3:45 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is condemning recent attacks against Israeli civilians.
- Israeli leader vows 'aggressive steps' to halt fighting Updated: Oct-13-15 2:12 pm
JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister on Tuesday said he would take a series of "aggressive steps" to halt a wave of violence in Israeli cities after two attacks in Jerusalem left three Israelis dead. Three Palestinians, including two attackers, were also killed.
- Q&A: No end in sight for latest Israeli-Palestinian violence Updated: Oct-12-15 4:01 pm
JERUSALEM - For nearly a month, Israel has been dealing with a wave of Palestinian unrest that shows no signs of stopping. Beginning with clashes at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, the violence has spread throughout the city, across Israel and into the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- Jewish, Muslim groups raise temperature at contested shrine Updated: Oct-11-15 2:44 pm
JERUSALEM - Jewish and Muslim grassroots groups, self-declared defenders of their faiths, have played a key role in rising Israeli-Palestinian tensions, stepping up activities at a contested Jerusalem shrine at the heart of the current violence.
- Kerry urges calm in talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders Updated: Oct-10-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry has called the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to express concern over the spate of violence at holy sites in Jerusalem.
- Berlin meeting between German, Israeli leaders called off Updated: Oct-07-15 7:38 am
BERLIN - A meeting between the German and Israeli leaders that was scheduled for Thursday has been canceled because of the security situation in Israel.
- New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest Updated: Oct-06-15 6:26 pm
SURDA, West Bank - A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.
- Gov. Hickenlooper heading to Asia, Middle East Updated: Oct-06-15 5:02 am
DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper is heading on a two-week trip to Asia and the Middle East to boost economic opportunities for Colorado.
- Netanyahu demands Abbas, PA condemn West Bank murder Updated: Oct-02-15 1:32 pm
NEW YORK - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday demanded that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his government explicitly condemn the murder of an Israeli settler couple by suspected Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank.
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- Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel Updated: Sep-30-15 3:13 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared before world leaders Wednesday that he is no longer bound by agreements signed with Israel and called on the United Nations to provide international protection for Palestinians, in the most serious warning yet that he might walk away from engagement with the Jewish state.
- Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians Updated: Sep-28-15 7:53 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a "bombshell" in a speech to the United Nations this week - prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies.
- 6 historic moments at the UN General Assembly Updated: Sep-28-15 1:57 am
UNITED NATIONS - Khrushchev pounds the table with his shoe. Castro speaks for hours. Gadhafi tears up the U.N. charter. As the United Nations marks its 70th anniversary and world leaders gather in New York on Monday for the U.N. General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting, here's a look back at six memorable moments from past sessions:
- Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech Updated: Sep-24-15 10:54 am
MOSCOW - With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for a big-time show at the United Nations General Assembly.
- Israel military says it is coordinating with Russia on Syria Updated: Sep-24-15 6:15 am
JERUSALEM - Israel has set up a joint mechanism with the Russian military to coordinate their operations in Syria and avoid any accidental confrontations, a senior Israel military official said Thursday.
- Israeli envoy's appointment in danger over settlement ties Updated: Sep-22-15 12:53 pm
JERUSALEM - In a landmark test case for Israel, the appointment of its next ambassador to Brazil is suddenly in trouble due to his ties to the West Bank settlement movement.
- Putin seeks to assuage Israel's fears of Syrian aggression Updated: Sep-21-15 12:57 pm
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to assuage Israel's fears of potential Iranian and Syrian aggression, during talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that also addressed concerns over Russia's military buildup in Syria.
- Israel struggles to counter Palestinian rock-throwing threat Updated: Sep-21-15 6:24 am
JERUSALEM - After finding high-tech solutions to halt suicide bombings and rockets, tech-savvy Israel is struggling with the resurgence of a weapon dating back to David and Goliath: the hurled rock.
- Jerusalem's holiest site, a raw nerve in Mideast conflict Updated: Sep-17-15 3:21 pm
JERUSALEM - A rectangular hilltop compound in Jerusalem is ground zero of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- After Iran deal, Obama struggles to gain Israel's trust Updated: Sep-13-15 6:13 pm
JERUSALEM - Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection for the Jewish state. But the feelings do not appear to be mutual.