| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Who knew the national security advisor is a comedian? The White House, insisting today that peace talks in the Middle East are moving forward, said the president had not asked his national security advisor, retired Marine Gen.......
| May 31, 2010
Israeli commandos on Monday stormed six ships carrying hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists on an aid mission to the blockaded Gaza Strip, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens after encountering unexpected resistance as the forces boarded the...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 3:13 PM
UNDATED -- Passover began Monday at sundown with millions of Jews in Los Angeles and around the world holding a traditional dinner called a Seder.
Passover commemorates what the Old Testament describes as God's deliverance of the Israelites from...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 1:23 PM
CAESAREA (KTLA) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates met Friday with the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers, urging both parties to aim for peace.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday, prior the meeting, that Israel is ready to...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned on Sunday that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated in the Middle East and said U.S. security commitments should enable it to take "risks for peace."
Panetta, who arrives in Israel on Monday for the first time...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Gunmen who crossed from the Egyptian desert launched a series of attacks Thursday in southern Israel, killing eight people and threatening to destabilize a volatile border region that includes the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and Egypt's increasingly lawless...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:36 AM
EILAT, Israel (CNN) -- At least seven Israelis were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in southern Israel Thursday when attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:56 AM
Israel test-fired a missile from a military base on Wednesday, two days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the "direct and heavy threat" posed by Iran's nuclear program.
The noon launch near Tel Aviv, which had not been announced in...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:33 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) -- A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The epicenter was 16 kilometers (9 miles) south of the town of Van, the USGS said, and its depth was 4.8 kilometers (3...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, and Condoleezza Rice arrive at a press conference at Abbas' headquarters on Sunday in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) By Joel Greenberg JERUSALEM -- On her sixth Middle East trip...
| Jul 24, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Mike Dorning SDEROT, Israel--Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama came Wednesday to an Israeli town that has been rocketed repeatedly by Palestinian militants to assure Israelis--and, crucially, Jewish voters in the United States--of his...