Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a planned trip to the White House as Israel faced international condemnation in the wake of the Gaza flotilla raid. Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, for…
In other news, Yemen vowed Monday to step up its hunt for al-Qaida militants, and a suicide bomber killed at least 30 people in Pakistan.
In other news, five more Americans were killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, and a U.S. missile strike in Pakistan killed 12 militants.
By Dave Gustafson
Undertaking a foreign policy challenge that that has vexed world leaders for years, President Barack Obama pressed Israeli and Palestinians leaders Tuesday to do more to reach an elusive Mideast peace deal.
Analysts discuss the significance of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's statements accepting a demilitarized Palestinian state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a major policy speech Sunday that he would accept a Palestinian state as long as it recognized Israel and was demilitarized. Margaret Warner reports on reaction to the speech.
Pope Benedict XVI launched the second leg of a closely-watched trip to the Middle East Monday with a visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial where he said victims of the genocide "lost their lives but they will never lose their names."…
By PBS NewsHour
Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni edged out opponent Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz Wednesday night in a surprisingly tight race to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the head of the governing party.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
After months of being dogged by corruption scandals and calls for his resignation, Israeli President Ehud Olmert's decision to step down in September has stirred political uncertainty in Israel and plunged the stalled peace talks into confusion.
A Palestinian man from east Jerusalem smashed a backhoe into traffic on a busy Jerusalem street, injuring at least 16 people before being shot dead.
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