Palestinian demonstrators fed up with high prices and unpaid salaries shuttered shops, halted traffic with burning tires and closed schools throughout the West Bank on Monday in the largest show of popular discontent with the …
Frustration leads to public protests as the fund-bereft government stops issuing paychecks that keep the Palestinian territories working
In today’s offerings: the U.S. and China’s increasing military competition, Ai Weiwei’s protege and Palestinian politics intersect with regional realities.
An Israeli court rejects a suit filed by the family of an American activist slain by the Israel Defense Forces in 2003
As the cycle of protests goes on, Palestinian videographers and live bloggers produce footage of great immediacy and pointed perspective
Late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s wife files a legal case in France requesting a new inquiry into the cause of her husband’s death, after high levels of radiocative polomium were discovered on his clothes.
Voters in the U.S. will likely not notice, but comments made by the Republican candidate for president while on tour in Israel have led to charges of racism
A great deal of business was done during Clinton’s Monday in Jerusalem, ranging from Egypt to Iran and, quietly, to Florida.
In today’s brief: an interview with the Dalai Lama, Israeli settlements under the spotlight and the mysterious deaths of U.S. forces in Africa
The Palestinians believe the Israelis did it; the Israelis say they didn’t. Even if more evidence of polonium is found, the mystery is likely to last a very long time.
In today’s news: How did Yasser Arafat die? And why Marxism is on the rise.
Today’s global media stories look at the conviction of a prominent journalist in Ethiopia, the possibility of peace talks being revived in the Middle East, and the debate over Egypt’s new first lady.
A bid to have Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity declared a World Heritage site by Unesco may not be driven simply by cultural concerns