| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:45 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's High Court of Justice has ordered the state to reopen the investigation into a 2009 incident that critically injured an Oakland man, cracking his skull and leaving him with permanent brain damage.
Tristan Anderson was a 38-year-old...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Thrusting an outsider into the turmoil of the West Bank, the French-Canadian director Anais Barbeau-Lavalette builds a persuasive sensory immediacy in "Inch'Allah," even as her story grows increasingly contrived.
At the center of the drama is Chloe...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters has long been an outspoken critic of Israel's treatment of Palestinians. But his latest protest is close to his line of work -- he's asking musicians to boycott the country.
"I write to you now, my brothers and sisters in...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:43 AM
CAIRO -- As the sudden fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood reverberates through the Middle East, perhaps nowhere are events being watched more anxiously than in Gaza Strip, the seaside enclave controlled by the Islamist group’s Palestinian...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:50 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Secretary of State John Kerry ended four days of shuttle diplomacy Sunday without achieving a breakthrough in the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace process, according to Palestinian officials.
But Kerry, who kept silent about...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:46 PM
JERUSALEM – Puppeteers from the Israeli version of "Sesame Street" are protesting the cancellation of a puppet festival for Palestinian children at an East Jerusalem theater.
Israeli Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich ordered the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:53 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday expressed optimism about efforts by Secretary of State John F. Kerry to revive the stalled Middle East peace process.
Speaking for the first time on the results of Kerry&...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:42 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli security forces on Tuesday shot and killed a 19-year-old Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank, officials said.
The Israeli media quoted a military spokesperson as saying that the forces were on a routine patrol...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale.
"We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:43 PM
JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled from meeting to meeting Friday as he sought to jump-start the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during his fifth visit to the region since taking office in February.
Kerry, who arrived in...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
UC San Diego’s student government joined a widening movement urging the university system to divest from companies that some student activists contend are violating the human rights of Palestinians and aiding Israel’s occupation of the West...