RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians held talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday on a possible future peace accord with Israel and emerged with mixed descriptions of how much common ground they had found with Israel's most vital ally.
JERUSALEM - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that core sanctions against Iran would remain in place despite its interim nuclear deal with world powers.
JERUSALEM - A member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and former defence chief flew to Istanbul on Wednesday, becoming the first Israeli cabinet minister to visit Turkey since ties ruptured in 2010 over a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla.
BEIRUT - A Hezbollah commander who fought in Syria's civil war was shot dead outside his home in Lebanon on Wednesday in a killing which the militant Shi'ite Muslim group blamed on Israel. | Video
RAMALLAH, West Bank - The top Palestinian peace negotiator urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday to salvage American-brokered Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that both sides say are faltering.
JERUSALEM - Israel is providing humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians caught up in fighting between President Bashar al-Assad's forces and rebels near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, its defence minister said on Tuesday.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should take the heat out of his dispute with U.S. President Barack Obama, his top coalition partner said on Tuesday, warning that the spat over Iran was not helping Israel.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should take the heat out of his row with U.S. President Barack Obama, his top coalition partner said on Tuesday, warning that the spat over Iran was not helping Israel.
GAZA - Hundreds of Palestinian youth activists sailed from the shores of the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest at Israel's restrictions on fishing in the seas off the Islamist-ruled enclave.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - An Islamist group linked to al Qaeda has claimed three militants killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces last week as its members, and said this shows it has taken root in the occupied Palestinian territory.