Israel and Palestine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20892/all en Polonium found in Arafat's remains, but cause of death still a mystery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/131107/polonium-found-arafat-remains-cause-death-still-mystery <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; The findings of a Swiss forensic report released this week are unlikely to resolve the persistent mystery of what &mdash; or who &mdash; killed the Palestinian leader in 2004 after weeks of illness.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/131107/polonium-found-arafat-remains-cause-death-still-mystery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine World Leaders Strange But True Israel and Palestine Middle East Health Fri, 08 Nov 2013 02:50:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5983301 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli military destroys another tunnel linking Gaza to Israel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/131015/israeli-military-destroys-another-tunn The Israeli military found a second tunnel from Gaza into Israel, which it said militants could use to attack Israelis.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/131015/israeli-military-destroys-another-tunn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Israel and Palestine Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:05:00 +0000 News Desk 5961460 at http://www.globalpost.com NSA to Israel: Be careful with Americans' private data, please http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130912/nsa-israel-be-careful-americans-private-data-ple The National Security Agency has collected raw data from American citizens and shares it with Israel.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130912/nsa-israel-be-careful-americans-private-data-ple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Need to Know United States United States Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:39:48 +0000 News Desk 5931847 at http://www.globalpost.com In Israel, lone voices support Palestinian prisoner release as necessary for peace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130813/israel-palestinian-prisoners-release-peace-talks-hamas <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; No one was surprised when Dr. Adel Misk rushed into the emergency room at Jerusalem&#39;s Mukassed Hospital, right behind a stretcher carrying a 73-year-old man with a bullet wound to the head. Though he wasn&#39;t on staff, Misk, then 39, was a well-known neurologist.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130813/israel-palestinian-prisoners-release-peace-talks-hamas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:07:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5908439 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel names 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130812/israel-26-palestinian-prisoners-released <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; The Israeli government Monday released the names of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed ahead of fresh peace talks this week.&nbsp;While Palestinians prepared them a hero&#39;s welcome, Israeli airwaves were clogged with the voices of bereaved family members, anguished at the imminent release of their loved ones&#39; killers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130812/israel-26-palestinian-prisoners-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:32:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5908012 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama meets Israeli and Palestinian negotiators on peace talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130730/israeli-and-palestinian-negotiators-me Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators met US president Barack Obama on Tuesday to commence a new round of peace talks.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130730/israeli-and-palestinian-negotiators-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Need to Know Israel and Palestine Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:34:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5897796 at http://www.globalpost.com A not-so-done deal: Israelis and Palestinians trade barbs over peace 'agreement' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130722/israel-palestine-peace-agreement-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; US Secretary of State John Kerry, a former Massachusetts senator, worked with flinty New England restraint to achieve what many thought impossible: the announcement of the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130722/israel-palestine-peace-agreement-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5890633 at http://www.globalpost.com Down to the wire: Kerry announces agreement to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130719/israel-palestine-amman-peace-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; US Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday that an agreement has been reached between Israelis and Palestinians that will form the basis of fresh negotiations to resolve the decades-old conflict.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130719/israel-palestine-amman-peace-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Need to Know World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Middle East Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:56:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5888141 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli-Palestinian peace talks: What does each side want? http://www.globalpost.com/ispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130718/israel-palestine-peace-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; Following a flurry of media reports in Israel and the Palestinian territories Thursday, analysts in Ramallah and in Jerusalem predicted that US Secretary of State John Kerry, currently in the region, would announce the resumption of peace talks Friday morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/ispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130718/israel-palestine-peace-john-kerry-netanyahu-abbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Need to Know World Leaders Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Middle East Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:05:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5887291 at http://www.globalpost.com Palestinian official on fresh peace talks: 'It's definitely happening' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130716/palestinian-israel-peace-talks-ramallah-john-kerry-netanyahu <p>RAMALLAH &mdash; High-level Palestinian officials in Ramallah say they are confident fresh peace negotiations with Israel will be announced soon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130716/palestinian-israel-peace-talks-ramallah-john-kerry-netanyahu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Israel and Palestine Jordan Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5885352 at http://www.globalpost.com Will this Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem be divided? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130712/israel-jerusalem-beit-safafa-road4-gush-etzion-settlements <p>JERUSALEM&mdash; Beit Safafa is perched on a hill along the southern tip of Jerusalem, with winding streets bordered by low stone fences reminiscent of Tuscany and fig, and mulberry trees shading front yards.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130712/israel-jerusalem-beit-safafa-road4-gush-etzion-settlements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Israel and Palestine Sat, 13 Jul 2013 10:35:35 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5881504 at http://www.globalpost.com Q & A: Tzipi Livni on Israel, Palestine, and the path to peace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130624/q-and-a-tzipi-livni-jerusalem-israel-palestine-peace-john-kerry <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">Ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry&#39;s arrival, in her first interview with a foreign media outlet since taking office this year, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni spoke with GlobalPost about peace negotiations, Palestinian refugees, and Jewish statehood in a changing Middle East.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130624/q-and-a-tzipi-livni-jerusalem-israel-palestine-peace-john-kerry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Israel and Palestine Middle East Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:59:39 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5866095 at http://www.globalpost.com What you need to know about John Kerry's 7-country tour http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130621/what-you-need-know-about-john-kerrys-7-country-t Secretary of State John Kerry began a two-week trip through seven countries on Friday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130621/what-you-need-know-about-john-kerrys-7-country-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Brunei Israel and Palestine Need to Know Qatar United States Syria Diplomacy Politics Israel and Palestine Middle East Saudi Arabia United States Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:49:36 +0000 Alexander Besant 5863690 at http://www.globalpost.com Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah resigns over 'conflict of authority' after two weeks on the job http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130620/palestinian-pm-resigns-over-conflict-a Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah resigned Thursday after only two weeks on the job.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130620/palestinian-pm-resigns-over-conflict-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Want to Know Israel and Palestine Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:52:17 +0000 Alexander Besant 5862736 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel to send thousands of African migrants to a third country http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130603/israel-send-thousands-african-migrants Israel will send thousands of African migrants to an unidentified third country, new documents reveal.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130603/israel-send-thousands-african-migrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Need to Know Israel and Palestine Tue, 04 Jun 2013 01:47:00 +0000 News Desk 5851010 at http://www.globalpost.com