Ruth Pollard Fifty days of terror – in which more than 2100 Palestinians and 69 Israelis were killed – has come to an end with a ceasefire agreement that loosens controls on Gaza's borders but has yet...
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...
Jeffrey Heller Palestinians fear this label would lead to discrimination against Israel's Arab minority, one fifth of the population.
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...
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.
Ceasefire between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza appears to be holding as the focus shifts to securing an arrangement for the long term.
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.
Calev Ben-David and Saud Abu Ramadan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told residents of the Gaza Strip that any militant target was fair game, as aircraft struck dozens of sites and his defence minister hinted at a new...
Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, a clear sign of its intention to hit the group's armed leadership days after a ceasefire failed.
Sakher Abu El Oun in Gaza City Hamas has executed 18 alleged collaborators in Gaza City as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed harsh retribution for the killing of a four-year-old boy by Palestinian mortar fire.
Nidal al-Mughrabi Israel denies shooting at houses as the two sides agree to extend their truce by five days.
Nidal al-Mughrabi Israel and the Palestinians have agreed on Monday to extend a Gaza truce by another 24 hours, minutes before an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire was set to expire, officials on both sides said.
Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller Israel orders truce negotiators home from Cairo peace talks as violence erupts again in Gaza.
Nidal al-Mughrabi Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day as fighting resumed after the collapse of truce talks in Egypt.
Nidal al-Mughrabi The Israeli military has responded with air strikes across the Gaza Strip after militants launched rockets from the Palestinian enclave at the end of a 72-hour ceasefire.
Palestinian negotiators on Sunday said they had accepted an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour truce with Israel, clearing the way for a possible resumption of talks on a long-term cease-fire...
Isabel Kershner The fighting is barely over in Gaza, but attention has already shifted to the legal battlefield as Israel gears up to defend itself against international allegations of possible war crimes.
Egypt has urged Israel and Hamas to halt hostilities in the Gaza Strip as fighting resumed on Friday after a 72-hour ceasefire expired without agreement on extending the lull.
Calev Ben-David and Saud Abu Ramadan Israel said a ceasefire with Hamas forces in Gaza was violated hours before it was due to expire, following a failure by negotiators from the two sides to reach a longer-term deal.