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  • 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 story has photosstory has video
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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.

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 11:00 pm

    Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college before dying in shootout; at least 9 dead

  • Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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 story has photos
    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.