Arab countries will join the Middle East Quartet in New York at the end of September to seek ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the EU's top diplomat said on Friday, part of a new European diplomatic initiative.
A Palestinian man stabbed up to 10 people on a commuter bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday before he was shot in the leg by a prison security officer as he tried to escape, police said.
Tel Aviv police commander Bentzi Sau said
With memories still fresh of the Holy Land's worst storm in 50 years last winter, Israelis and Palestinians stocked up on supplies for a forecast heavy snowfall on Tuesday.
The approaching storm, due to peak on Wednesday, was
The Palestinians submitted documents to the UN to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
The Palestinians moved quickly to
Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which has rejected the initiative, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday.
Egypt has proposed a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza that would start on Tuesday, ending a week of cross-border warfare, and be followed by talks to prevent further hostilities.
Israeli Prime Minister Be
The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference.
The move envisions formi
President Barack Obama, issuing a veiled warning to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of talks, said in an interview that it would be harder for Washington to defend Israel against efforts to isolate it internationally if US-l
Saudi King Abdullah has offered his "enthusiastic support" to US efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
The US diplomat made the comment after some two hours and 40 mi