“It’s not particularly relevant whether a particular leader in Hamas ordered this abduction,” Obama says.
Hamas has released its first video showing militants using a tunnel to enter Israel and attack a military position. Israeli officials confirmed five soldiers were killed in the raid.
“We have come to conclude that these men were acting on their own.”
The British prime minister has rejected criticism of the country’s military operation in Gaza.
Khaled Jarrar says he does not know why he was blocked from leaving.
“We will do more than mow the lawn in Gaza, we will scorch it.”
Six of the suspects in the murder of Muhammed Abu Khudair belonged to a far-right soccer gang in Jerusalem.
Cycle of violence continues following deaths of nine Palestinian militants.
As violence flares across Israel following the killing of three teenage boys, BuzzFeed witnessed an assault on a young Palestinian.
U.S. officials and members of Hamas have been meeting in Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar, sources say.
On Thursday, Palestinians mark the “Nakba” or “catastrophe” – the name they use for their uprooting during the war over Israel’s creation in 1948. In honor of the day, the UN has digitized more than 525,000 photos, most of which have never been seen before.
It took one Israeli minister a handful of phone calls to set in motion a process that has led to the current impasse in the peace process. Here’s how he did it.
It’s setback after setback in the U.S.-led Israeli–Palestinian peace talks. Can the U.S. still keep the peace process alive?
Peres, who still meets regularly with the top Palestinian leadership, says that making peace is “the only business” he cares about.
Neither Israeli nor Palestinian leaders have had a positive word to say about a framework being pushed by the White House for a lasting peace between the two sides ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the region this week.
The deadlines for both the interim agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and the peace process expire in May 2014. US officials say the two aren’t related, but regional officials see things differently.
“For me, I have always been sure the Israelis did it,” one Arab-Israeli lawmaker said after a new report said Arafat may have died of polonium poisoning. But the findings raise more questions than answers.
Obama calls for new negotiations with Iran on nuclear weapons and a return to the bargaining table for Israelis and Palestinians.
Setting a very high bar for his next peace process mission.
“We really do appreciate his efforts and we admire his stamina,” Oren says.
Settlements are “counterproductive to the cause of peace,” Obama says.
The Task Force on Palestine struggles. “People are losing faith,” al-Omari says.
A post on the Israeli Embassy in Ireland’s Facebook page floats a “thought for Christmas.”
Criticizes the West Bank leader Mahmoud Abbas for going to the United Nations to declare statehood instead of negotiating with Israel. The video also incorrectly identifies the UN Secretary General.
Romney says “culture” is among the reasons Israelis are more productive than Palestinians.
Does Israeli “culture” explain why the country is doing better than the Occupied Territories? Kind of like Chile and Ecuador?
Top foreign policy advisor Dan Senor says Palestinians must give up that claim before a peace deal can be reached. First break with Obama on foreign trip.