February 6, 2013 The attack at a Black Sea resort town last July killed five Israeli tourists and one Bulgarian citizen. In response, the White House called Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group, a "real and growing threat not only to Europe, but to the rest of the world."
February 5, 2013 The trip, Obama's first presidential visit to Israel, comes at a time when Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have stalled.
February 4, 2013 Israelis and Palestinians often say that the other side uses school textbooks that ignore or demonize the other side. A three-year study examined the claims.
January 31, 2013 "My overall worldview has never changed," said the former senator, who has been nominated to be secretary of defense.
January 31, 2013 The former Nebraska senator faces the Senate Armed Services Committee. After some initial doubts, the conventional wisdom in Washington is that he's likely to be confirmed. But Hagel will face some sharp questions about his views on key issues.
January 30, 2013 The Syrians say two workers have been killed and five injured at a military facility. The attack is likely to escalate concerns in the volatile region.
January 30, 2013 Military service is compulsory for most Israelis, but the exemption for ultra-Orthodox Jews is a highly charged issue. The national debate may soon come to a head as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempts to form a government with parties on both sides of the issue.