The major powers that crafted the road map to peace in the Middle East issued a statement Friday calling for Palestinians to clamp down on violence against Israelis, even as another attack occurred in a Jewish settlement in the West…
Israel moved to free more than 300 Palestinian prisoners Wednesday, calling it a goodwill gesture to aid peace efforts. Palestinian leaders criticized the move, saying many thousands more in custody need to be released.
Israeli military forces killed at least four Palestinians in separate incidents Wednesday, while leaders of Palestinian militant groups offered different accounts of a possible three-month cease-fire agreement.
The Palestinian parliament approved the creation of a new prime minister post Monday, a day after Palestinian President Yasser Arafat announced his choice for the position, moderate Mahmoud Abbas.
A media watchdog organization has claimed the Palestinian Authority demonstrates greater respect for press freedom than Israel, as a lengthy altercation between the Israeli government and foreign media continues.
Israeli officials agreed late Sunday to gradually withdraw from reoccupied areas in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank city of Bethlehem as long as the Palestinian Authority sticks to a promise to rein in militant groups.
Israeli soldiers killed at least six Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank Wednesday in a continued hunt for terror suspects.
The Israeli military imposed a "total ban" on Palestinian movement in the West Bank after a suicide bus bombing and Palestinian shooting attacks in the last 24 hours killed thirteen people and wounded more than 80.
Reinvigorated by a new peace proposal from Saudi Arabia, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators began a new round of security talks late Tuesday, raising hopes the region may be able to move beyond the violence of past months.
After two days of relative quiet, an Israeli warplane bombed a Palestinian police headquarters in Gaza, wounding at least 20 people. The raids followed Palestinian mortar attacks against Israeli settlements earlier in the day.
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