Stories tagged: Palestine
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Israel said Tuesday it approved 2,500 new settler homes in the West Bank, signaling a major ramp-up of construction just days after the swearing-in of U.S. President Donald Trump, whose …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
It sounds far-fetched at best: holding a Mideast peace conference without Israelis, Palestinians or the incoming U.S. government.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
The Vatican stressed the sacred nature of Jerusalem on Saturday as the Palestinian leader warned that prospects for peace could suffer if the incoming Trump administration goes ahead with plans …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
The European Union has joined the outgoing U.S. administration in defending the two-state solution as the best way to achieve lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
UNESCO’s executive board on Tuesday approved a resolution that Israel says denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem – and that has angered Israel’s government and …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
American influence over the Middle East could slip a notch after Israel and the Palestinians agreed in principle to Russian-organized talks in Moscow. That is, if the negotiations ever happen.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Three Palestinian children have died in a Gaza house fire started by a candle, sparking internal finger-pointing over the coastal territory’s lingering power crisis.
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 5:55 p.m.
Israeli army units Saturday demolished four West bank homes of families of Palestinians accused of killing Israelis, two days after the action was cleared by the nation’s Supreme Court.
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 4:37 p.m.
The fate of a Palestinian boy seized center stage Thursday in the battle of narratives accompanying the recent burst of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 6:05 p.m.
Hundreds of soldiers fanned out in cities across Israel on Wednesday and authorities erected concrete barriers outside some Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem in a stepped up effort to counter …
Wed., May 13, 2015, 8:06 a.m.
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects.
Thu., July 24, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who …
Thu., July 17, 2014, 12:57 p.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, 12:41 p.m.
JERUSALEM — With tensions high and expectations low, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators kicked off their first substantive round of peace talks in nearly five years, huddling together at an undisclosed …
Tue., July 30, 2013, 10:16 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry says Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have agreed to meet again within two weeks to continue substantive negotiations on a so-far elusive peace deal. …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 10:28 a.m.
JERUSALEM — Israel approved the construction of 3,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, a government official said today, in what appeared to be a …
Mon., July 30, 2012, 8:17 a.m.
JERUSALEM — Mitt Romney told Jewish donors today that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who …
Thu., Feb. 10, 2011
Drivers on Interstate 90 aren’t the only people who’ve noticed a large sign near the Maple Street exit that urges a boycott of Israel. Members of Spokane’s leading synagogue, Temple …
Mon., Jan. 22, 1996
Arafat Scores Resounding Victory In Race For Palestinian Presidency Landslide Gives Plo Chief Mandate For Peace Process
Winner Yasser Arafat joked that 51 percent would have looked better. Photo by Associated Press
Sat., Jan. 20, 1996
In the final hours before the first Palestinian elections, three Muslim militants were killed Friday after firing on Israeli soldiers, Palestinian police broke up an opposition protest and voters complained …
Thu., Oct. 26, 1995
Hundreds of ecstatic Palestinians waving flags and chanting “Our revolution is victorious!” mobbed the first representatives of Yasser Arafat’s police who arrived Wednesday as Israel began pulling troops out of …
Sun., April 9, 1995
PLO leader Yasser Arafat accused Muslim extremists Saturday of preparing to use the Gaza Strip as a “launching pad” for suicide attacks against Israelis to undermine the Israel-PLO peace accord. …
Fri., Feb. 10, 1995
Negotiations on Palestinian self-rule broke up in discord Thursday, reinforcing an impression of cheerless stalemate that has grown increasingly pronounced in recent weeks. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine …
Tue., Feb. 7, 1995
An Israeli police officer examines the ambushed vehicle. Photo by Associated Press