Israel and Palestine
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine: Marxists with a history of global ties
The PFLP became known in the '60s and '70s for pioneering plane hijackings to garner attention for their cause.
What people in Jerusalem right now are saying about the violence
'The atmosphere is really tense. People are anxious and expecting the worst.'
Israeli and Palestinian leaders can't control the new wave of violence in Jerusalem
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
To understand the latest violence in Jerusalem, you'll need this timeline
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have been building for months.
Netanyahu declares a 'battle for Jerusalem' (LIVE BLOG)
Worshipers returned Wednesday morning to the Jerusalem synagogue where 5 people were killed in a gruesome attack the day before.
Jerusalem is a tinderbox right now
4 Israelis killed in attack on Synagogue in Jerusalem. Witnesses describe a bloodbath. Israeli leader weighs 'tough' response.
Palestinian driver found hanged in Jerusalem bus
The death comes at a time of heightened tension across Israel, the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, where there have been almost daily clashes.
Tending to the graves of WWI dead, Gazan gardener weathers modern conflict
As a Palestinian gardener cares for the headstones of fallen soldiers in a World War I cemetery, he also works to protect his family from Hamas-Israel violence.
In the West Bank, World War I never ended (VIDEO)
How history, from Islamic prophecy to imperial hubris, looms over the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Israeli killed in West Bank stabbing, attacker shot: medics
The Palestinian attacker was shot by a security guard at the settlement and evacuated in serious condition, police and the army said.
Motorist rams into pedestrians in Jerusalem, killing 1 and injuring 8
Police referred to Wednesday's incident as a terrorist attack and said the driver was apparently a Palestinian from East Jerusalem.
Israel reopens Al-Aqsa mosque with police out in force
Clashes had erupted early Thursday when Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian accused of trying to kill Yehuda Glick, a hardline rabbi linked to tensions at the compound.
The ‘silent intifada’ in Jerusalem grows louder by the day. Here's how things got so bad
Months of tensions have erupted into clashes in the holy city.
An Israeli newspaper published this stupid 9/11 cartoon. Here's the REAL reason you should be mad
Forget the cartoon. Look at what's happening in East Jerusalem right now.
The Gaza aid conference was kind of a charade. Here’s why
The big donations announced at lavish donor affairs may not be as generous as they seem.
Palestinians win millions in aid pledges for Gaza rebuilding
Washington promised $212 million in new aid at the conference in Cairo, to meet what John Kerry says is an "enormous" challenge in Gaza.
To move forward, Jerusalem must steer its own fate
Analysis: Unless citizens of all faiths find a way to work together, weak leadership and old hatreds will keep the city from a potentially bright future.
Getting out of Gaza is hard, but staying can be even harder
Since this summer's damaging offensive, young people here are more desperate than ever to leave.
Fatah, Hamas agreement to give unity government control over Gaza
The Gaza ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians included stipulations that the Palestinian Authority should take over civil administration in Gaza from Hamas.
Back to school in Gaza
How to run a classroom in the wake of war.
This is what Gaza looks like right now
Homes, schools, hospitals and mosques in Gaza were leveled in the Israeli offensive this summer.
After 47 years, the US is still pretending Israel doesn't have nuclear weapons
A growing number of US experts say that feigning ignorance about Israel’s nuclear arsenal creates more trouble than it averts.
Drone footage shows how completely destroyed Gaza is right now
It's depressing, and probably worse than you'd imagined.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Hamas popularity surges as Palestinian rivalry flares
Hamas's former premier Ismail Haniyeh would win 61 percent of votes in a two-way race against Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
An hour-by-hour breakdown of every ceasefire in this Israel-Gaza war (INFOGRAPHIC)
We're on the eighth ceasefire. How successful have they been so far?
Gaza truce appears to be holding while Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism at home
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made no immediate comment on the Egyptian-mediated truce deal that took effect on Tuesday evening.
Rick Perry's Islamic State remark joins a list of Mexican-border terror threat claims
Here’s a look at four major claims of faraway terrorism stirring in America's southern frontier. In some of those cases, at least, officials actually attempted to provide evidence, with varying success.
Will the #RubbleBucketChallenge help raise awareness for Gaza?
The Ice Bucket Challenge has done wonders for ALS. Now Palestinians have a new challenge for you.
Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate
Palestinian and Egyptian officials said the deal calls for an indefinite halt to hostilities and the immediate opening of Gaza's blockaded crossings with Israel and Egypt.
Egypt presses on with truce efforts in deadly and relentless Israel-Gaza war
Cairo's latest ceasefire initiative calls for the immediate opening of Gaza's crossings with Israel and Egypt to aid reconstruction efforts in the battered coastal strip.