Israel and Palestine
Israeli military destroys another tunnel linking Gaza to Israel
The Israeli military found a second tunnel from Gaza into Israel, which it said militants could use to attack Israelis.
Syria war 'devastating Palestinian lives and homes'
Among the affected camps is Yarmuk, in southern Damascus, which was once home to some 150,000 people. After all-out violence broke out there late last year, tens of thousands fled.
Israel finds an underground tunnel from Gaza (PHOTOS)
The Israeli military alleges the concrete-lined tunnel was planned for militants to attack or kidnap Israelis.
Israeli military finds an underground tunnel on Gaza border
The military says it found a concrete-lined tunnel dug underneath the border between Gaza and Israel.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
Three scientists win Nobel Chemistry Prize for 'taking chemical experiments into cyberspace'
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were honoured for their work developing computer models that mirror real-life chemical processes.
This just in: Iranians have been wearing blue jeans for decades
But Netanyahu just learned that today.
Baby animals! Baby animals! Baby animals!
Happy World Animal Day! These baby animals are here for you!
Israeli analysts praise chemical disarmament in Syria but question timetable
This is the first time members of the OPCW have been asked to destroy a nation's chemical weapons during wartime.
If Obama was a minipig ...
... and Rouhani was a minipig. Their story might look a little like this.
Peres: Israel will consider joining chemical weapons ban treaty
Israel remains one of just six countries in the world not to have joined the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention following Syria's move this month.
US-Iran thaw: Netanyahu's personal high noon
As the Israeli prime minister heads to Washington, this is the moment much of his career has led to.
Ali Mansouri, Belgian-Iranian national, arrested for spying in Israel
Ali Mansouri, arrested as he tried to leave Israel on Sept. 11, has reportedly confessed to spying for Iran.
Israel tight-lipped on Obama-Rouhani phone call
News of the historic phone call between the US and Iranian leaders broke late in the night on Friday, Israel time.
The Holocaust diaries: Iran and Israel's war of words
Analysis: Did Iran's new president condemn the Holocaust? Did he even say the word Holocaust? To Israel, it might not matter.
Abbas insists Mideast peace deal must be 'permanent'
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday demanded that any peace deal with Israel be permanent, calling new US-brokered talks a "last chance."
At UN, Obama’s foreign policy speech signals giving peace a chance (VIDEO)
Commentary: The US president is ready to talk with Iranians in spite of resistance from the Saudis and Israel.
Kenya mall shooting victims mourned in Nairobi
Authorities in Nairobi, Kenya, searching Westgate Shopping Mall for bodies, explosives following four-day siege.
Misreading the domestic politics and mood of Iran over the years
Commentary: After years of negative views of Iran, reconciliation would be a hard sell in the US.
Israeli soldier killed in West Bank city of Hebron
An Israeli soldier was shot dead on Sunday during a Jewish festival in the West Bank city of Hebron, apparently by a Palestinian sniper.
In a first since 2007, Israel allows building materials into Gaza
For first time in six years, building materials meant for private projects passed through the border with Israel into Gaza on Sunday.
Palestinian killed by Israeli troops in West Bank raid
A suspected Palestinian militant was shot dead by Israeli troops early Tuesday during a West Bank raid.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
In blockaded Gaza, making gas masks with jars and paper towels
Short of supplies and worried about regional fallout from Syria strikes, Gazans fashion makeshift gas masks in case of a chemical attack.
Fumbles abound as Russians intercept Kerry’s desperation pass
Commentary: No rules govern this international game of dealing with Syria’s chemical weapons.
12 other big things that happened on 9/11
Most of them aren't good.
Israel to compensate family of 'Prisoner X'
Israel will pay more than $1 million to the Australian-Israeli man who hanged himself in prison in 2010, after allegedly spying for the Mossad.
Essay: On the anniversary of Chris Stevens' death, the region he loved is in turmoil
A year after US Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in Benghazi, American diplomacy needs his guile and wisdom in the Middle East.
What are the economic risks if Syria goes south?
Analysis: Would airstrikes spark global anarchy — or is that what looms without them?
11 amazing things Michele Bachmann has said about the Middle East and North Africa
The most recent amazing thing Bachmann did was to say that the Muslim Brotherhood is to blame for 9/11. There's so much more.
Syria’s other key ally: North Korea
While Russia and Iran have overtly backed the Assad regime, North Korea is allegedly providing quiet support — possibly including its chemical weapons expertise.