Israel

  • January 30, 2013  

    Though Israel has not confirmed the news, Syrian media and an U.S. official say that Israeli war planes struck a convoy carrying missiles or missile parts inside Syria. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Warner reporting from Jerusalem about tensions and complicated relationships between Israel, Iran, Syria and Hezbollah in Lebanon. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2013    

    A destroyed tank in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights, with Syrian hills in the background. All photos by P.J. Tobia/PBS NewsHour. When people in the United States think of the Golan Heights, they very likely focus on the bloody Six-Day War, … Continue reading

  • January 28, 2013  

    The Golan Heights is a bucolic, agricultural region of Israel, where the nearby civil war in Syria has begun to spill over its borders. Margaret Warner reports on Israel’s growing concerns about the unrest in Syria and the growing infiltration of Islamic jihadists among the ranks of Syrian rebels. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu react as results come into campaign headquarters in Tel Aviv. Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party appeared to eke out a win in Tuesday’s elections, according to … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Young Israelis campaign for Naftali Bennett. All photos by P.J. Tobia/PBS NewsHour. TEL AVIV, Israel — Though the outcome of Tuesday’s parliamentary elections may not be much of a mystery, Israelis from many sides of the political spectrum brought their … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Cars go by Tel Aviv’s landmark Azrieli Towers skyscraper complex. Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images. TEL AVIV, Israel — Tel Aviv, as its residents will proudly tell you, is “the city that never sleeps.” Founded by Jewish immigrants in the … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Senior correspondent Margaret Warner and producer Morgan Till interview a resident in Gaza City. Senior correspondent Margaret Warner leads a PBS NewsHour multimedia team on a reporting trip to Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, from Jan. 17 to Feb. … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013  

    Margaret Warner reports from Tel Aviv, Israel, on parliamentary elections with a look at the different party candidates and what they hoped to bring to Israel’s highest office, as well as feedback from voters about what issues mattered most to them. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013  

    Though Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party won a majority of seats in Tuesday’s election, it was by a slim margin that reflected Israel’s changing political climate. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Warner from Tel Aviv about the country’s political shifts. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2013    

    How Do Israelis Elect Their Leaders? Israelis 18 years and older will vote in elections for the Knesset, the 120-seat unicameral legislative body, on Tuesday. Ballots are cast not for candidates but for political parties, whose members receive seats on … Continue reading