It’s the first new U.S. assistance to the Palestinians since the administration slashed and then virtually eliminated all aid to them as it moved to coordinate its policy with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Associated Press
If Iran decides to retalitate for the killing of its top general, it can call upon heavily armed allies across the Middle East that are within easy striking distance of U.S. forces and American allies.
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
After two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight children, a truce is holding, even with some rocket fire.
By Fares Akram, Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press
Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Wednesday while the militant group rained scores of rockets into Israel for a second straight day as the heaviest round of fighting in months showed no signs of ending.
By Fares Akram, Josef Federman, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The latest fighting brought life in much of Israel to a standstill.
Attacks and reprisals between Israel and its enemies occur regularly, now and then exploding into all-out war. In particular, Israeli security is threatened by militant groups like Hamas in the south and Lebanon’s Hezbollah to the north. Ryan Chilcote reports…
For months, Palestinians in Gaza have protested their conditions along the border fence with Israel. The demonstrations have often turned violent -- even deadly. Doctors and international observers say they're disturbed by the devastating sniper injuries that further limit the…
By Jane Ferguson
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has endured for over half a century, through violent eruptions and pushes for peace. A weak Palestinian government is grappling with economic crisis as Israel retains control of the West Bank. But Palestinians are not optimistic the…
The White House has unveiled part of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, a $50 billion economic blueprint designed to double Palestinian GDP and create a million jobs. Jared Kushner likened the proposal to the Marshall Plan, which revitalized Western Europe after…
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