June 30, 2013 "With a little more work, the start of final status negotiations could be within reach," the secretary of state said Sunday after four days of shuttle diplomacy. He met with Israeli and Palestinian officials.
December 4, 2012 Israel's ambassadors to Britain, France, Denmark, Spain and Sweden were summoned to hear criticism of the plan. The criticism in the U.S. was more muted.
November 27, 2012 The Palestinian leader died eight years ago. Earlier this year, his widow gave investigators some of his clothes and tests showed what might be traces of lethal polonium-210. His remains will now be tested.
November 20, 2012 Despite the diplomatic push and despite the rumors of imminent peace, there was no cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas. On Wednesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will head to Cairo to try to broker a deal.
November 19, 2012 The Arab Spring and its aftermath have radically changed the dynamics in the Middle East, and this makes this round of Israeli-Palestinian fighting different from previous battles.
November 19, 2012 Here are the takeaways from the sixth day of Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip: The Palestinian death toll crossed 100; militants fired 95 rockets at Israel. Egypt and others tried to work toward a cease-fire.
November 16, 2012 More rockets were fired at Israel from Hamas-controlled territory. Sirens are blaring in Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Israel has aimed airstrikes at more targets in Gaza. And Egypt's prime minister, on a visit to Gaza, said his country would "spare no effort ... to stop the aggression."
November 15, 2012 As the airstrikes on Gaza continue and more rockets are fired into Israel, there's concern about an all-out war. More than 10 people have been killed in Hamas-controlled territory in the past two days. At least three Israelis have died on the other side.
September 27, 2012 The Israeli leader said Iran will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon by mid-2013. It needs to be told it cannot cross that "red line" without facing consequences, he said. And he delivered a sharp response to the earlier address by the head of the Palestinian Authority.
September 27, 2012 The president of the Palestinian Authority also said his people are seeking recognition as a "non-member state" of the U.N. — though they continue to want full member status.
July 30, 2012 The GOP presidential candidate talked about "culture" as being one reason Israel's economy is stronger than those in areas managed by the Palestinian Authority.