An anonymous US official calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "a chickenshit" was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.
Jeffrey Heller A White House National Security Council spokesman has dismissed a purported slur targeting the Israeli Prime Minister, denying that it reflects how the Obama administration feels about the leader.
Robert Tait Palestinian and Israeli leaders trade accusations after a police ambush and the closure of a key religious site spark further violence in occupied East Jerusalem.
Angela Greiling Keane and Calev Ben-David Both the White House and the US State Department have condemned Israel's plans to expand Jewish housing in east Jerusalem.
ISABEL KERSHNER, FARES AKRAM and RICK GLADSTONE Brushing aside criticism of Israel's four-day aerial attacks on Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he felt no international pressure to quit the operation and would not rule out a...
Nick Squires and Robert Tait The Pope visited a memorial to Jewish victims of terrorism on Monday after Israel demanded the gesture following his decision to pray at the foot of the giant concrete wall that symbolises the...
Jeffrey Heller Palestinians fear this label would lead to discrimination against Israel's Arab minority, one fifth of the population.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was under fire from religious lawmakers following a report that his son was dating a non-Jewish woman, media said.
Isabel Kershner Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and some of his senior ministers on Sunday strongly criticized those who are threatening a boycott of Israel over its policies toward the Palestinians.
Luke Baker Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian suspected of having tried to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new uprising.
Allyn Fisher-Ilan Attack comes after weeks of violence over settlement-building and religous sites in occupied East Jerusalem.
Steve Weizman Israel's expansion of settlements in annexed territory will lead to an explosion of violence, a Palestinian spokesman has warned.
Robert Tait Israel's relations with its key ally, the United States, have hit a new low after the Obama administration snubbed Moshe Ya'alon, the hard-line Israeli defence minister, on a visit to Washington as...
Matt Spetalnick and Stephen Kalin US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and their neighbours could be achieved.
Steve Holland President Barack Obama used his annual speech to the United Nations on Wednesday to warn Islamic State fighters to "leave the battlefield while they can" and asked the world to back a US-led campaign...
Terry Atlas Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas readied a new diplomatic confrontation with Israel and the US with a plan to ask the United Nations to set a timetable for Israel to withdraw from the West Bank...
Robert Tuttle and Jonathan Ferziger Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal ruled out Israel's demand that the militant Islamist group disarm in comments ahead of indirect talks with Israel in Cairo to extend last month's ceasefire in the Gaza...
Calev Ben-David Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman criticised Sweden for planning to formally recognise Palestine, and said its ambassador will be called in by the ministry to discuss the issue.
Jodi Rudoren Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to present an initiative that would bypass US-brokered negotiations with Israel that have failed for many years to produce a Palestinian state.
Ceasefire between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza appears to be holding as the focus shifts to securing an arrangement for the long term.