Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition.
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Moderna announced its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects children as young as 12, and plans to seek emergency FDA approval. Airlines began avoiding Belarus after a plane was forced down on Sunday, and a dissident journalist…
President Joe Biden says Blinken departs Monday for Israel, the West Bank, Jordan and Egypt. It will be the Biden administration's highest-level in-person meetings on this month's crisis.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The cease-fire between Israeli forces and Hamas held for a second day. Meanwhile, Gazans returned to their homes to survey the damage as UN humanitarian relief officials said rebuilding health facilities was a high priority because of the coronavirus pandemic.
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
Blinken's stand comes despite growing pressure from the United States' U.N. Security Council partners.
By PBS NewsHour
Israeli forces targeted Gaza again on Saturday, striking down a tower housing offices of Al Jazeera and the Associated Press as well as residences. Hamas militia continued to attack Israeli cities including Tel Aviv, damaging several homes and buildings. Israel…
By Amna Nawaz, Amber Partida
Fighting has raged for a fifth day between Israeli forces and Hamas in Gaza. More than 120 Palestinians have died in Gaza, with nearly 1,000 wounded. Eight Israelis have been killed, and violence spread to the West Bank as well.
John Yang discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Shibley Telhami a professor at the University of Maryland who's been an advisor to the State Department and the U.S. mission to the United Nations, and Aaron David Miller, a senior fellow at…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
Palace intrigue is shaking one of the Middle East’s most historically-stable monarchies. Jordan’s King Abdullah is challenged by the former crown prince, his half-brother, Prince Hamzah. Nick Schifrin explores the long-simmering reasons for the family feud, and Dr. Bessma Momani,…
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