Six weeks after Israeli and Palestinian leaders relaunched peace talks in Annapolis, Md., President Bush is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
By PBS NewsHour
The first Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in seven years got off to a shaky start Wednesday after Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas restarted the effort at a peace conference two weeks ago in Annapolis, Md.
A suicide attacker detonated a bomb on a packed Jerusalem bus Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 100.
An explosion set off by an apparent suicide bomber destroyed a bus in downtown Jerusalem Wednesday, killing at least 16 and wounding some 100 others.
A Palestinian militant detonated a bomb on a bus packed with high school students and soldiers in Jerusalem Thursday, killing at least four children and seven adults and injuring 48 others, Israeli police said.
A powerful bomb ripped through a crowded student center at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Wednesday, killing at least seven and wounding more than 70.
A Palestinian man detonated a nail-studded bomb on a crowded bus in southern Jerusalem Tuesday, killing himself and 19 passengers, Israeli police said.
A planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has been delayed at least a day following a deadly militant bombing in Jerusalem Friday.
Israeli officials tightened security in downtown Jerusalem following Sunday's bombing that killed the female carrying the explosives and an 81-year-old man.
A series of deadly suicide attacks killed 26 and left another 200 wounded in less than 12 hours. The attacks threatened to escalate violence in the region.
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