| Jan 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank –- Secretary of State John F. Kerry pressed forward Saturday with his Middle East peace mission, returning to Jerusalem for fresh meetings with Israeli leaders after holding his second session in two days with Palestinian...
| Dec 26, 2013
Re "A repugnant boycott," Opinion, Dec. 23
In criticizing the American Studies Assn.'s academic boycott of Israel, Michael S. Roth asks: Why start with Israel?
We have to start somewhere, so why not with the largest recipient of U.S. aid?
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Czech police investigating the fatal New Year's Day explosion at the Palestinian Authority Embassy in Prague found unregistered weapons at the mission, government officials reported Thursday.
The discovery of an undisclosed number and type of arms has...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:20 PM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Thursday to begin another round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, his 10th visit since taking office with the intent of renewing Middle East peace negotiations....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The newly appointed Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic died Wednesday shortly after he was injured by an explosion when he opened an old safe in his Prague residence, according to a statement by the Palestinian Foreign...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:59 AM
JERUSALEM -- Ahead of another visit this week by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, reports that he plans to present a framework for peace to Israeli and Palestinian leaders are causing growing unrest among Israeli opponents of a two-state solution....
| Dec 6, 2013
The documentary "It's Better to Jump" is a provocative, if lopsided snapshot of the ancient walled city of Acre (or Akka), located on the northwest coast of Israel.
Told mostly via testimony from its large Arab populace, who denounce the so-called...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israel released 26 Palestinian prisoners early Tuesday, the third of four groups it promised to free as part of peace talks restarted during the summer.
Most of the prisoners were from Palestinian Authority President...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:31 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday condemned as “offensive” the reported comment of Israel’s defense minister that Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s campaign for Mideast peace grows from his “messianism.”
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:38 AM
JERUSALEM -- Amid political and public debate, Israel approved the latest list of Palestinian prisoners it plans to release from jail this week, the government said Saturday night. It would be the third such group released in recent months.
As part of...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes nine years ago, not from poisoning by a radioactive substance as alleged by his widow, a Russian forensic investigation has concluded.
The Russian findings conflict with those of Swiss scientists,...