Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank in a show of outrage Thursday over the deaths of two Palestinian protesters killed in clashes with Israel and a third Palestinian who died of cancer in an Israeli prison. In Gaza, militants fired a rocket that landed in southern Israel, causing no casualties.
On June 16, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to visit Israel. This week, President Obama has become the fifth president to do so, and over the course of three days, he will reaffirm the United States-Israel alliance and underscore the advancements Israel has made in only four decades.
The Oscar-nominated features "5 Broken Cameras" and "How to Survive a Plague" represent documentaries in the truest, purest form of the word: They capture a spark, a moment in history, and they make us feel as if we were there, too.
The Israeli military says it has driven out some 100 Palestinian activists who had pitched an illegal tent camp near the city of Hebron in the southern West Bank.
An Israeli security expert estimated Monday that Iran will have the materials necessary to build a nuclear bomb within six months.
Israeli authorities conducted a West Bank raid early Monday and arrested 20 members of Hamas, the Palestinian militant group, according to various media.
A senior U.N. team is embarking on a new attempt to restart its probe into suspicions that Iran secretly worked on nuclear arms.
Palestinian officials say Israeli undercover troops broke into a West Bank house in a failed arrest raid, igniting a violent protest and signaling that Israeli-Palestinian security coordination may be in trouble.
Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation Tuesday against a popular television satirist accused of insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.