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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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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Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Convicted In Corruption Trial

Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Convicted In Corruption Trial

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of accepting bribes in a case called one of the nation's larges ...

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John Kerry Arrives To Prod Deadlocked Israelis And Palestinians

John Kerry Arrives To Prod Deadlocked Israelis And Palestinians

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Monday evening to begin talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in ...

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Israel Attacks Syrian Bases After Four Soldiers Wounded

Israel Attacks Syrian Bases After Four Soldiers Wounded

By Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Foreign Staff JERUSALEM -- Israeli aircraft struck Syrian army positions early Wednesday after an explosion wounded four Israeli soldiers on the Golan ...

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Israel Bombs Syria Army Targets After Golan Attack

Israel Bombs Syria Army Targets After Golan Attack

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel launched air raids against Syrian army positions early Wednesday and issued a stark warning to Damascus just hours after a bomb on the occupied Golan woun ...

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Obama Tells Abbas Risks For Peace Are Needed

Obama Tells Abbas Risks For Peace Are Needed

Washington (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday told Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas that both he and Israeli leaders must make tough political decisions and take "risks" ...

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Israel Shells Gaza In Response To Rocket Barrage

Israel Shells Gaza In Response To Rocket Barrage

By Ofira Koopmans and Saud Abu Ramadan TEL AVIV — Israel retaliated with artillery fire against a massive barrage of rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza at its southern comm ...

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Taliban Threatens To Attack Presidential Election In Afghanistan

Taliban Threatens To Attack Presidential Election In Afghanistan

By Hashmat Baktash and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban threatened to attack next month's presidential election in Afghanistan, calling on its ...

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Israelis Say Intercepted Iranian Ship Had Rockets Headed For Gaza

Israelis Say Intercepted Iranian Ship Had Rockets Headed For Gaza

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- In a military operation in the international waters of the Red Sea, Israeli commandos intercepted a ship carrying Syrian-made ...

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