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By Kayla Ruble
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday the Nazi Holocaust was “the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era."…
By Sam Lane
Israel's chief peace negotiator said Thursday officials will not release a fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners after their continued push for United Nations recognition.
By PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State John Kerry had been scheduled to resume Middle East diplomatic efforts with a visit to the region. It had been widely reported that the U.S. is considering the release of a convicted spy as part of the…
The Palestinian Authority -- with support from its militant Islamist rival, Hamas -- will ask for a status upgrade at the United Nations, stopping short of full recognition. Margaret Warner reports on the international reaction and U.S. fears that this…
Ahmed Jabari, military head of Hamas, was killed by a precision airstrike into Gaza launched by Israel. The Israeli Defense Forces announced it was the beginning of a larger military campaign, and Hamas attempted to retaliate with rockets. The escalation…
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 67th U.N. General Assembly in New York.
A prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas on Tuesday freed more than 1,000 prisoners, including Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Gwen Ifill discusses the swap and its possible effects on longer-term Middle East peace strategy with Daniel Levy of the New…
After the Palestinian bid for statehood at the U.N., the U.S., European Union, Russia and the U.N., have urged a return to direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations within a month. Ray Suarez discusses where the peace process stands with two analysts.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will go to the United Nations next week and ask the world body to recognize a Palestinian state. Jeffrey Brown reports on the move that is opposed by Israel and the Obama administration.
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