Israel and Palestine
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.
Gaza gravediggers unwittingly dig their own graves
The Israeli military has targeted both major burial grounds in Gaza a collective six times over the last week.
Israeli airstrike takes down 13-story apartment building in Gaza
First, Israel warned residents to evacuate. Officials said 17 were wounded in the strike.
Everyone from Tibetan monks to Iran's Supreme Leader is watching Ferguson. Here's how they're reacting
The killing of Michael Brown matters to folks around the globe.
Israel strike kills Gaza family as Egypt readies new talks
Since violence resumed after a nine-day lull, 84 Palestinians and a 4-year-old Israeli boy have died.
Hamas publicly executes 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel
The executions followed the killing by Israel of three of Hamas's most senior military commanders, who were hit in an air strike on a house in the southern city of Rafah yesterday.
Israeli air strike kills 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza
'The assassinations of the three Qassam leaders is a grave crime,' Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said. 'But it will not break our people and Israel will pay the price for it.'
Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief
There was no official confirmation from Israel that it had tried to kill Mohammed Deif, who has been targeted in air strikes at least four times since the mid-1990s.
Gaza peace talks are nearing the end with no real signs of progress
Hamas seeks the construction of a Gaza sea port and the reopening of an airport destroyed in previous conflicts, as part of any enduring halt to violence.
Hamas says it has deported foreign journalists for reporting on missile launches
The group that runs Gaza says foreign media coverage of this latest conflict with Israel was skewed against the Palestinians.
400,000 children in Gaza need psychological care, UN says
Whether the result of Israeli air strikes or hearing militants firing rockets from their own towns, the psychological trauma for Gaza's young is profound.
Palestinians have some advice for the people of Ferguson, Missouri
They know perhaps better than anyone how to handle what is looking very much like a military occupation.
Blast while dismantling Israeli missile kills 6, including foreign journalist, in Gaza
The Associated Press' Simone Camilli is the first foreign journalist to be killed in more than a month of bloodshed between Israel and Hamas.