Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is under pressure to reopen peace talks without any guarantees from Israel, a senior Palestinian official said Saturday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts could lead to a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian talks despite hurdles, Israeli President Shimon Peres said.
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 24, 2013.
Israel's air force commander warned that his squadrons could be in a "surprise war" with Syria as Russia bolsters the Damascus regime with new missiles.
Israel is keen to resume peace talks with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Middle Eastern politics are notorious for their Byzantine twists and conspiracy theories, but Israeli leaders seem to be sending some strange and contradictory signals to Syria these days.
Surrounded by crises in all its Arab neighbors, Israeli leaders are not about to facilitate the birth of a Palestinian state.
Israel has expanded the designated fishing zone off Gaza from 3 to 6 nautical miles in the Mediterranean Sea, the Israeli army said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lodged a protest over Israel's decision to legalize four West Bank outposts, officials said.
Israeli army gunfire didn't kill Mohammed al-Dura, the 12-year-old Palestinian boy who became the symbol of the second intifada in 2000, a report said.