| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another.
He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:03 PM
JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men protested across Israel on Thursday against the government's plans to draft them into the military.
Carrying signs and chanting slogans pledging to resist enlistment, the demonstrators shut down...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
JERUSALEM — Emerging from a black limousine, the tall man in the bushy gray wig lectures a small crowd of Israelis on how their holy city of Jerusalem belongs to followers of all religions — "Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Klingons...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
We had a perfectly planned individualized tour of Israel with Shalom Israel Tours. We were well taken care of; everything was organized down to the last detail, from the minute we landed in Tel Aviv to the ride back to the airport. Our tour was based on...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:41 AM
JERUSALEM--The debate over Scarlett Johansson's Super Bowl ad has hit The Wall.
The actress' ad for SodaStream, an Israeli company that does some of its manufacturing in the West Bank, has kicked off a rock 'n' roll battle pitting Israel's rock...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:02 PM
WASHINGTON — More than 50 U.S. citizens have joined extremist groups that are fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, and some have returned to America and are under FBI surveillance, U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TEL AVIV — Before the Israeli rock band 9 Lives takes the stage, its members gather for a rowdy group hug. They slap one another on the back, jump a few times in unison and gulp shots of arak, a popular anise-infused spirit.
The nine musicians...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:40 AM
In Monday's Pictures in the News, skiers fly through the air in qualification for men's aerials at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Geneva: Police evacuate passengers from an Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:35 PM
There are two distinct images that open "Omar." One is a face; one is a wall.
Both are as resilient as resistant — defining elements and powerful metaphors for all that connects and divides us in Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad's unnerving...
| Feb 19, 2014
On the morning of my appearance before an Iranian Revolutionary Court, where I was convicted on a fabricated charge of espionage, I heard the chant "Death to America!" from the world beyond my prison window. The chant, and the associated stereotype of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:41 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli assessments indicate that Iran’s nuclear program has been set back just four weeks as a result of an interim deal designed to limit Iran's enrichment of uranium, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday.
In a speech to a...