Israel and Palestine
The Israel-Palestinian peace process is in limbo (again)
US President Barack Obama acknowledged the need for a 'pause' in the talks but vowed he would not give up on the peace push despite the latest setbacks.
Pope Francis asks everyone to remember what Easter is really about
Hint: it's not about a shootout in Ukraine and clashes in Israel.
Watch Palestinian youths dance to the Gaza version of 'Happy' (VIDEO)
More proof that even little kids dance way better than you.
Israelis flee Israel for Passover, irony abounds
Fed up with high prices and intense kosher cleaning requirements, Israelis are pouring out of Ben Gurion Airport as the tourists flow in.
Israel's nightmare: Mobsters with the tactics of terrorists and the tools of the Israeli army
The worst of both worlds.
From Kathmandu to Jerusalem, how Jews around the world are celebrating Passover
The festival marks the exodus of Israelites from Egypt.
Columnists confused: The third intifada they've been predicting hasn't arrived
But they still think it's happening. Any second now.
Palestinians are not impressed by these peace talks
In Bethlehem, people on the street are frustrated with politicians on both sides.
Netanyahu says he wants peace but not 'at any price'
John Kerry's attempts to broker peace between Israel and Palestine unraveled this week. Now all eyes are on envoy Martin Indyk.
What the heck just happened with the Israel-Palestine peace talks?
Instead of announcing the continuation of the talks on Wednesday, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signed over a dozen applications to international bodies on live television.
This Arab man is against the release of Israel's Palestinian prisoners
Why? Because two of them killed his sister. It's not as simple as Jews vs. Muslims.
This prisoner exchange is different: Palestinians want an Israeli released
Unusually, one of the prisoners is currently in an American, not an Israeli, prison.
Israel's got 99 problems. Are you one of them?
Because everyone else is. Even Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is on this list.
Palestinian militant group in Gaza says it has agreed to a ceasefire with Israel
There was no immediate word from Israel.
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.'