Israelis, Palestinians Struggle For Way Forward As Deadline Nears

Israelis, Palestinians Struggle For Way Forward As Deadline Nears

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- With Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations still deadlocked a week before their current round expires, negotiating teams met ...

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Rockets, Airstrikes Across The Israel-Gaza Border During The Holiday

Rockets, Airstrikes Across The Israel-Gaza Border During The Holiday

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Israeli warplanes struck several sites in the Gaza Strip on Monday following a barrage of rockets launched at southern Israel ...

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Israel’s Netanyahu Orders Officials To Halt Ties With Palestinians

Israel’s Netanyahu Orders Officials To Halt Ties With Palestinians

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM — Relations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders continued a downward spiral Wednesday with a new Israeli directive to its min ...

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Jewish Extremists Clash With Israeli Troops In West Bank

Jewish Extremists Clash With Israeli Troops In West Bank

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Tensions were high Tuesday following a clash between Jewish extremists and Israeli troops in the West Bank settlement of Yitzh ...

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U.S. Scrambles To Save Imperiled Middle East Peace Talks

U.S. Scrambles To Save Imperiled Middle East Peace Talks

By Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Foreign Staff JERUSALEM -- U.S. officials on Wednesday clung to the idea of revived Middle East peace talks even after tit-for-tat provocations by the ...

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Frustrated Kerry Urges Leadership From Israel PM, Abbas

Frustrated Kerry Urges Leadership From Israel PM, Abbas

Jerusalem (AFP) -- A frustrated U.S. Secretary of State demanded Thursday action from recalcitrant Israeli and Palestinian leaders, saying it was time for them to demonstrate lead ...

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Kerry Scrambles To Save His Torpedoed Mideast Peace Effort

Kerry Scrambles To Save His Torpedoed Mideast Peace Effort

Brussels (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was scrambling Wednesday to save his faltering Middle East peace efforts, after both Israel and Palestinians delivered him a st ...

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Palestinian Authority Leader Takes Step To Press Issue Of Statehood

Palestinian Authority Leader Takes Step To Press Issue Of Statehood

By Maher Abukhater and Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced plans Tuesday to press the issue of P ...

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Kerry To Return To Mideast In Bid To Save Peace Talks

Kerry To Return To Mideast In Bid To Save Peace Talks

Jerusalem (AFP) - Washington's top diplomat wrapped up a lightning visit to Israel Tuesday but was to return within 24 hours as speculation grew that a jailed U.S.-Israeli spy may ...

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