U.S.: Palestinian Reconciliation May ‘Complicate’ U.S. Peace Efforts

U.S.: Palestinian Reconciliation May ‘Complicate’ U.S. Peace Efforts

Washington (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday warned that a deal to form a Palestinian unity government could seriously hamper its efforts to forge a peace deal with Israel. A ...

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Palestinian Factions Fatah, Hamas Reconcile, To Form Unity Government

Palestinian Factions Fatah, Hamas Reconcile, To Form Unity Government

By Batsheva Sobelman and Rushdi Abu Alouf, Los Angeles Times GAZA CITY -- The two main rival factions of Palestinian politics and society announced a reconciliation deal Wednesday ...

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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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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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