| Sep 22, 2013
| 1:16 PM
JERUSALEM -- An Israeli soldier in Hebron was shot and killed Sunday in what authorities suspect was an attack by a Palestinian sniper.
It was the second such attack in the West Bank since Friday, when a Palestinian man lured an Israeli soldier to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:33 AM
JERUSALEM -- The day after the fatal shooting of an Israeli soldier in Hebron, the West Bank city remained tense Monday as thousands of Jewish visitors toured sites there under increased security.
Israeli forces were widely deployed to guard Sukkhot...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – The Palestinian Authority has launched a security crackdown after a wave of lawlessness in West Bank cities.
Hundreds of masked special forces, dressed in black and armed with machine guns, were dispatched Wednesday to the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:45 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Authority’s supreme religious decrees council issued a fatwa this week that said Internet dating was permissible under certain circumstances in the West Bank.
The ruling Tuesday contradicts decrees...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
JERUSALEM — An Israeli girl was shot and injured Saturday night while playing in her yard in the West Bank settlement of Psagot, army and medical officials reported.
Nine-year-old Noam Glick told her family that a masked gunman approached the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:50 AM
JERUSALEM-- Israeli restrictions in the West Bank cost the struggling Palestinian economy more than $3.4 billion a year, according to a report released by the World Bank on Tuesday.
More than half of West Bank lands are largely off-limits to...
| Oct 10, 2013
Re "The one-state illusion," Opinion, Oct. 6
Jeremy Ben-Ami is correct that a one-state democracy will not provide either Palestinians or Jews with a state to express their national identities, and the only reason that a one-state solution is...
| Oct 11, 2013
In the coming weeks or months Palestinians will likely put an end to the latest peace talks, just as they did in 2000 and 2008. Israel will of course be blamed; however, the reality will remain the same as it has been for the last 20 years: The so-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:53 AM
JERUSALEM -- An Israeli man was beaten to death in the backyard of his home in the Jordan Valley overnight, medical and security officials told media early Friday morning.
According to his wife, Sariya Ofer was investigating a noise outside the couple's...