| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Broadway will get a concentrated dose of comedy and tragedy this fall – brought on by acclaimed British actor Mark Rylance.
The two-time Tony winner – formerly artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe in London – will star in Globe...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:22 AM
JERUSALEM -- Wrapping up his fourth Holy Land trip in three months, Secretary of State John F. Kerry voiced optimism Thursday that his low-profile campaign to relaunch U.S.-brokered peace talks is making headway.
But while the top American diplomat...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:15 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank –- Secretary of State John Kerry nibbled away at a Mideast peace plan Thursday, taking time off from a busy political schedule to drop in to a West Bank restaurant for some regional specialties.
After meeting with Palestinian...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:13 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians held rallies and protests Wednesday to commemorate 65 years of what has come to be known as the “nakba,” or catastrophe, a reference to their displacement in the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948.
| May 16, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Two years, two states. In 2009, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad laid out a plan to end the decades-long territorial stalemate between Israel and the Palestinians. But by 2011, despite Fayyad's efforts, including a successful campaign...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
JERUSALEM -- Tensions rose Tuesday between Israelis and Palestinians after two separate killings -- one by each side -- shattered what had been a period of relative calm in recent months.
At a northern West Bank hitchhiking stop, an Israeli settler...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:42 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians demonstrated throughout the West Bank and East Jerusalem on Friday demanding the release of four prisoners on a hunger strike in Israeli jails.
Israeli officials say the Palestinian prisoners are militants accused...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners agreed Monday to end their 28-day hunger strike after Israel promised to improve jail conditions, release detainees from solitary confinement and make other concessions....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Israel released 550 prisoners on Sunday, concluding a controversial two-stage swap that freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in exchange for 1,027 Palestinians. Separately, the government announced plans to build more than 1,000 new housing units on...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:39 PM
As new reconciliation talks between Palestinian factions get underway in Cairo, a poll suggests there are serious doubts among the Palestinian people about whether they will succeed....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Palestinians, Israel, peace, quartet, statehood: The Palestinian Authority on Thursday gave the quartet for Middle East peace – the United States, European Union, Russia and United Nations – an ultimatum: "If nothing happens by Jan. 26, we are...