Israel and Palestine
Israeli couscous, a gourmet ingredient? Only in the minds of American chefs
In Israel, the onetime austerity food is now served to kids, more like instant macaroni and cheese.
No, an Israeli mayor did not just call black basketball players the N-word
Anatomy of a mistranslation.
Getting nominated is like 'making love,' says Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad
Abu-Assad has made not one, but two Oscar-nominated films.
And the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film goes to...
The biggest contenders for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film are 'The Great Beauty' from Italy and Denmark's 'The Hunt,' but Palestinian film 'Omar' is also getting impressive reviews.
Does this cartoon octopus look more like Mark Zuckerberg or Nazi propaganda?
German cartoonist trying to show Facebook’s insatiable hunger reminded a few too many people of drawings used by Nazi Party in the 1930s and ’40s.
Bye-bye, Uncle Sam: This is where Americans go when they renounce their citizenship
The US is still the top destination for immigrants, but plenty of Americans are leaving too.
Camel study throws the Bible's historical accuracy into question
Domesticated camels are mentioned frequently in the Old Testament, but new research shows they didn't arrive to the area until centuries later.
Watch half a billion birds find peace in the Middle East (VIDEO)
In Israel, the Hula Valley is a way station for birds in their migration through war-torn lands.
Inside the Israeli-made security system at Sochi
Think 1984 meets James Bond.
Netanyahu rejects Kerry's boycott warning
Kerry said the status quo could not be maintained if peace talks fail.
Pamela Anderson's anti-fur letter to Netanyahu, explained
In case you were wondering WTF that was all about, we've put together a short explainer.
Al Qaeda-linked group planned to attack US embassy, Israel says
US State Department unable to corroborate reports of planned attack on embassy in Tel Aviv.
Israel hates the Iran nuclear deal. So why's it being so quiet?
As always, the situation in the Middle East is more complicated than it seems.
Iran: The one issue Israel and Saudi Arabia can openly agree on
As the interim nuclear deal goes into effect, two countries famously high on each other's enemies list are cooperating as never before.
Israel's Netanyahu holds talks in Amman with the king of Jordan
'King Abdullah and Netanyahu discussed peace process developments in light of the current US-sponsored Israeli-Palestinians peace negotiations,' a palace statement said.
With the smuggling tunnels destroyed, Gazans struggle to make ends meet
In July 2013, the Egyptian military destroyed most of the underground passages that brought fuel and raw materials to Gaza. Now, industrial and construction workers are unemployed, and fishermen can't fish.
John Kerry Middle East peace push 'messianic,' Israeli defense minister says
Israel defense minister draws American condemnation over reports he denounced Secretary of State John Kerry's quest for Israeli-Palestinian peace as 'messianic.'
Israeli media inflate number of mourners turning out to see Sharon
There were, on the other hand, quite a lot of reporters present.
Ariel Sharon's favorite roast chicken
Fallen former prime minister Ariel Sharon as well known for his eating habits as his battlefield tactics, and GlobalPost has one of his favorite restaurant's secret recipes.
Israel pays its respects to Ariel Sharon after former PM's death
Hundreds line up to pay tribute as Ariel Sharon's body lies in state at the Knesset.
'He gave his life to Israel:' World leaders react to Sharon's death
World leaders were quick to react after former Israel prime minister Ariel Sharon’s death on Saturday.
41 Palestinians dead from hunger, medical shortages in Syria camp
A Syrian monitoring group said Friday it has documented the deaths of 41 Palestinian refugees in besieged Yarmuk camp as a result of food and medical shortages, including women and children.
Ariel Sharon: A life of fighting and farming, in pictures
The former Israeli prime minister is dead at 85, after eight years in a coma. Sharon was described by friend and foe alike as a force of nature.
A life of ironies: The legacy of Israeli icon Ariel Sharon
Sharon, who died Saturday at 85, was almost dismissed for insubordination during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, which he is now credited with winning.
Hospital: Ex-Israeli PM Ariel Sharon in 'grave condition'
The hospital treating former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said he was in "grave condition" Thursday and his health is worsening.
Kerry pledges 'fair' Mideast plan as he woos Arab allies
A peace treaty would deal with all the core issues dividing the two sides, including the contours of a future Palestinian state, refugees and the fate of Jerusalem claimed by both as a capital.
Ariel Sharon's complicated legacy: 'The Bulldozer' to some, 'Butcher of Beirut' to others
Admired by some and reviled by others, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon earned many nicknames during his tenure.
John Kerry continues peace push as Israel, Palestine trade punches
US Secretary of State John Kerry meeting with Israeli, Palestinian leaders for second day in hopes of identifying framework, core issues for peace deal.
Kerry visits Israel for new Mideast peace push
Kerry has faced fierce opposition from both sides to any compromise on mostly irreconcilable demands.
Israel ex-PM Ariel Sharon in 'slow, gradual' decline of health
Sharon, who has been in an artificial coma since suffering from a severe stroke in 2006, was said to be deteriorating in the last few days.
Kerry to offer framework for Israeli and Palestinian peace
"The framework is a basis upon which one could negotiate a final peace treaty because the outlines or the guidelines for what the final deal would look like would be agreed up," an unidentified senior State Department official told Reuters.