Israel and Palestine
The situation in Gaza is so desperate that some are predicting another war
More than 100,000 people are still homeless after Israel's devastating offensive last summer.
Netanyahu allies blame White House criticism on misunderstanding
Republican Senator John McCain said Obama should get over his 'temper tantrum.'
How Netanyahu plumbed the depths to come out on top
A lurch to the right in the final days of the campaign appears to have helped seal Bibi's victory.
Netanyahu wins Israel election after sharp shift to the right
Netanyahu at the last-minute reached for his conservative base by abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state. And it seems to have worked.
Here’s what Israel’s election looked like from the West Bank
The Israeli government has a profound effect on more than 4 million people who have no capacity to choose it.
Say hello to Israel's first all-women ultra-Orthodox Jewish party
They're only expected to win a few hundred votes, but they're making some of Israel's deeply conservative communities nervous.
Israel's voting — is today Bibi's last stand? (LIVE BLOG)
One of two things could happen today: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be elected to a fourth term. Or he could be defeated and everything could change.
What a loss for Netanyahu would mean for Israeli settlers
A new leftist coalition government might see a decline in influence for the settler community.
For the first time ever, Arab parties in Israel are poised to become a real political power
Now some Israeli Arab voters are feeling an unusual sensation: optimism.
What do Israeli voters say about Gaza? Not a lot
With media fixated on where Netanyahu falls in the polls, you don't hear much about last summer's war that left more than 2,100 Gazans dead.
Why Israelis are falling out of love with Benjamin Netanyahu
As election day draws near, the term 'Bibi fatigue' is getting tossed around more and more.
Meet the little drummer boy from Gaza who made it big
Ramzi found fame on Arabs Got Talent.
Final polls say Benjamin Netanyahu is on pace to lose Israel's election
Bibi's right-wing Likud party is four seats behind its center-left rival with four days to go before the general election — if you believe the latest and last opinion polls.
Palestinian security forces detain dozens of Hamas supporters in West Bank
Hamas said those detained included party leaders, university students, writers and journalists affiliated with the movement.
Palestinian drives car into crowd in east Jerusalem, injuring 5
The incident took place on the Jewish holiday of Purim, when the streets are busy with pedestrians.
Israel's campaign season has been ridiculous — here are the election ads to prove it
Meet the Bibi-sitter.
Israelis are more concerned about the economy than Iran
Analysis: After six years in office, Netanyahu is widely seen as responsible for the skyrocketing cost of living.
Here's a word cloud for Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress
Iran. Nuclear. Deal. Israel.
Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress: The drinking game
Bibi just had his rock star moment in Congress. Let's tally the score.
Brace yourself, Netanyahu has arrived in the US
The Israeli prime minister plans to give a speech on Iran in front of Congress. And there are a lot of people unhappy about that.
Banksy visited Gaza. Here's what the street artist wants us to see there
'If we wash our hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless we side with the powerful.'
Israel's Netanyahu in on a collision course with the White House over Iran
The current state of affairs is the worst between Israel and the United States in more than 20 years, Gideon Rahat, a professor of politics, says.
Check out these photos of the sandstorm blanketing Cairo right now
Many residents of Cairo are staying indoors as a huge wall of sand hits Egypt and Israel to the north.
The Israeli prime minister's trip to Washington is making lots of people angry
Benjamin Netanyahu will address the US Congress this week in an apparent bid to derail an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.
Hezbollah kills two Israeli soldiers in border attack
Militant group Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Israeli army convoy near the Israel-Lebanon border.
Turkish PM equates Israel's Netanyahu to Paris attackers
Both are guilty of "crimes against humanity," he said.
Palestinians deliver to UN documents to join International Criminal Court
The ICC move paves the way for the court to take jurisdiction over crimes committed in Palestinian lands and investigate the conduct of both Israeli and Palestinian leaders over more than a decade of bloody conflict.
Palestinian draft resolution fails in UN Security Council as US votes against
The resolution called for negotiations to be based on territorial lines that existed before Israel captured the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip in the 1967 Middle East war. It also called for a peace deal within 12 months.
Abbas threatens to cut ties with Israel if UN bid to end occupation fails
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned that his administration would "no longer deal" with Israel if a UN resolution calling for a final peace deal fails.
A Palestinian minister died after clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank — but how?
Thousands turned out for Thursday's state funeral for Ziad Abu Ein, even as tensions grew after Israeli and Palestinian interpretations of his autopsy diverged.
Israel's Netanyahu asks for 'clear mandate' in early election
Netanyahu's five-party administration, which took office only last year, has been unraveling over an array of issues, including the 2015 budget and the nation-state bill.