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Most of the 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed this week were convicted of deadly attacks on Israelis.
Even while new peace talks remain fragile, Israel's Civil Administration has given early approval for more than 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank.
In ways no one wants to talk about, child victims have been extricated from Syria's combat zone and transported to Israeli emergency rooms.
Then perhaps you haven't been listening very well. Check out GlobalPost's guide to the talk behind the talks.
Analysis: Israelis and Palestinians are skeptical US Secretary of State John Kerry has clinched an agreement to restart peace talks.
It's been a nerve-wracking 24 hours for Israelis and Palestinians, after which US Secretary of State John Kerry announced an agreement to revive negotiations.
Reports say the announcement of new peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians is imminent. But what does each side want?
Palestinian officials in Ramallah are optimistic that new negotiations with Israel, which have been on hold for four years, are about to begin.
"The Attack" and "The Gardener," both shot in Israel by different filmmakers, have been banned across the Muslim world.
Israel's Supreme Court has ordered planning authorities to address issues raised by an Arab community whose neighborhood will be divided by a six-lane highway.
Analysts here predict the growth of already-established militant organizations in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel.
Settlers are threatening to boycott McDonald's Israel after the chain declined to open a branch in a West Bank settlement.
For the first time in twenty years, Israel’s public security ministry temporarily shut down the theater.
Tzipi Livni spoke with GlobalPost about peace negotiations, Palestinian refugees, and Jewish statehood in a changing Middle East.
Blog from Jerusalem: In a chat with GlobalPost, former US President Bill Clinton says the US must do more to end the Syria conflict.
Hassan Rouhani served as the country’s chief nuclear negotiator from 2003-2005. But some observers have hailed the new leader as a pragmatist who will lift Iran out of international isolation.
The economy minister's flouting of the official government platform is likely to cause tensions ahead of another visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry this week.
Israelis cry foul.
Israeli-Turkish relations may be revived, but their interests could diverge as the war in Syria rages on.
Israel's air force reportedly carried out the massive strike on a weapons depot in Damascus Sunday. What do Israelis think of the move? You might be surprised.