December 29, 2011 The former Libyan leader's daughter Aisha has reportedly told friends she would feel safer there than anywhere else. For years, there have been rumors of Jewish roots in the Gadhafi family tree. It's not likely she'll be welcomed, though.
November 8, 2011 "I can't stand him," the French president also said of the Israeli leader, according to reporters who overheard him speaking with the U.S. leader.
May 25, 2011 Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi said on April 29 that this would soon happen. Many Egyptians want to get humanitarian aid to Palestinians. Israel, though, fears the move will strengthen Hamas.
May 24, 2011 The initial official Palestinian reaction to the Israeli leader's address to Congress is negative.
May 24, 2011 The Israeli prime minister's speech came on the heels of the very public disagreement he has had with President Obama over returning to Israel's pre-1967 war borders. Netanyahu said Israel wants and needs peace but repeated his flat rejection of a return to what he called the "indefensible" borders.
May 20, 2011 One day after President Obama said the U.S. wants those lines to be the basis for peace talks, the Israeli prime minister repeated his opposition. Obama said he still believes "it is possible to shape a deal."
April 13, 2011 Combine a teen singing sensation and Mideast politics and you get a media feeding frenzy.
March 22, 2011 Moshe Katsav, Israel's president from 2000 to 2007, was convicted of raping a former employee and sexually harassing two other women.
January 25, 2011 Palestinian Authority officials have challenged the accuracy of the leaked documents. Their rivals are accusing PA leaders of treason.
December 21, 2010 Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the Holocaust, says it has identified the names of 4 million Jews who died at the hands of Nazi Germany. The names,kept in an online database, represent two-thirds of the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust.
December 6, 2010 The 14-year-old has told investigators he panicked after an ember from his hookah pipe started a forest fire, Israeli news media report. At least 41 people were killed.