A bipartisan group of congressmen condemned comments made by a Palestinian Fatah official in support of the murderer of an Israeli father of five.
Turkey's prime minister will go ahead with a planned visit next month to Gaza, despite a request from US Secretary of State John Kerry to postpone.
One hundred Russian Jewish notables urged Benjamin Netanyahu to ignore recent pleas by American Jews calling on the Israeli prime minister to cede land for peace.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday discussed reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks but neither side offered details on how, when and whether that might happen.
rocket fired from Gaza hit southern Israel for the first time in three months, causing some damage.
A rocket fired from Gaza exploded in Israel on Tuesday, the first such attack since a November truce and an apparent show of solidarity with West Bank protests after the death of a Palestinian in an Israeli jail.
The Palestinian Authority officially changed its name to the State of Palestine.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concern that Hamas would take over the Palestinian Authority before or after a peace agreement.
Marwan Barghouti, a convicted terrorist jailed in Israel, said he will be the president of a Palestinian state.
The European Union and Russia on Friday denounced Israel's plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank and urged Israelis and Palestinians to take "bold and concrete steps towards peace."
The Palestinian Authority is considering a multi-pronged strategy to isolate Israel, including seeking redress in international courts and ceasing security cooperation.
As Israel and Hamas mostly stilled their guns Wednesday night after reaching a cease-fire agreement, ending eight days of intense bombardment, both sides took home some new lessons about their foes.
They all thought it was a missile at first. In the split second between the sudden explosion and the smoke that enveloped their bodies and faces, they figured that a Hamas rocket, after a week of strikes and misses, had hit the center of Tel Aviv. Then they realized that the bus had been bombed.
Fatah held a youth soccer tournament named after three Palestinian terrorists.
An adviser to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas visited Auschwitz on Friday.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Israel should consider a unilateral withdrawal from the West Bank if peace talks with the Palestinians fail.
Palestinian political movements Fatah and Hamas signed an agreement to move the reconciliation process forward.
Palestinians in Israel marked Nakba Day with riots and rock-throwing.
Palestinian leaders reportedly have rejected the contents of a letter delivered by Benjamin Netanyahu's personal envoy Isaac Molho to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.
Hundreds of Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli jails said on Friday they would shun vitamin supplements and prison clinics in an escalation of their mass protest against detention conditions.
A meeting in Cairo between representatives of Hamas and Fatah did not bring a Palestinian national unity government any closer.
Paying for the upkeep of the Gaza Strip while its political rival actively blocks revenues flowing back is taking its toll on the deficit-racked Palestinian Authority.
Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti was placed in solitary confinement after he called on Palestinians to launch a popular resistance campaign against Israel.
Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti called on Palestinians to launch a popular resistance campaign against Israel.
Iran paid the Islamist group Hamas to block a deal with the rival Fatah movement that would have ended a five-year rift between the two main Palestinian factions, a Fatah spokesman said on Tuesday.
The leaders of rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas signed a deal in Qatar on Monday to form a unity government of independent technocrats for the West Bank and Gaza, headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Israel to make some positive moves toward the Palestinians in order to bring them back to the negotiating table.
Peace prospects with the Palestinians are looking poor, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday after exploratory talks aimed at relaunching negotiations ended in deadlock.
Israel has presented Palestinians with its ideas for the borders and security arrangements of a future Palestinian state, in a bid to keep exploratory talks alive, Palestinian and Israeli sources said on Friday.
Israel's attorney general has ordered police to launch an investigation of Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric after the mufti quoted a traditional text that called for killing Jews.
Palestinian unity will spur mass popular protests against Israel, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal said.
Israel released 550 Palestinian prisoners Sunday in the second stage of a deal with Hamas that brought home soldier Gilad Shalit after five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip.
Violence has flared up between Israel and Gaza, with the Israeli air force killing three Palestinians and militants firing rockets deep across the border.
With skepticism rife over a Fatah-Hamas rapprochement and the Hamas demand to replace him, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, the man credited with energizing the movement toward statehood and the man Western governments want holding the PA’s purse strings, discusses the pending issues with Friedson Friedson, President and CEO of The Media Line news agency, at his Ramallah office. Below is the first of two sessions between Prime Minister Fayyad and Ms. Friedson.
King Abdullah of Jordan made a rare trip to the West Bank on Monday to display support for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is seeking to make peace with his Islamist rivals Hamas, and push for a resumption of peace talks with Israel.
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas agreed to hold elections next May and are due to establish a caretaker government in the coming weeks which will exclude Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Palestinian sources said Tuesday.
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad signaled on Monday he is ready to step aside to help reconcile the two rival factions of the Palestinian national movement and pave the way for presidential and parliamentary elections.
U.N. cultural agency UNESCO will vote on Monday on a Palestinian request for membership, part of a wider Palestinian campaign for recognition as a state within the wider United Nations system.
Palestinians want the Security Council to decide on their bid for full U.N. membership soon so they can pursue "other options", the Palestinian U.N. envoy said, repeating charges that Washington is procrastinating to avoid a vote.
A would-be Palestinian suicide bomber freed by Israel in the prisoner swap for soldier Gilad Shalit told cheering schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip the day after her release Wednesday she hoped they would follow her example.
The Palestinian leadership officially decided to go ahead with plans to ask the United Nations for recognition as an independent state.
Leaders of the Palestinians' Fatah and Hamas factions have called off a high-profile meeting set to announce a new government. The meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the Fatah Party, and Damascus-based Hamas leader Khaled Meshal scheduled for this week was called off Sunday because the two sides cannot agree on a prime minister, according to reports.
Palestinians said on Tuesday they were ready to form a unity government and expected to unveil its new cabinet at a meeting between President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Cairo next week.
The Hamas-Fatah reconciliation appeared to be in jeopardy after Hamas rejected Fatah's nominee for prime minister, Salam Fayyad.
Israel will not negotiate with a "Palestinian version of Al-Qaida", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday.
The National Jewish Democratic Council counseled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to use the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation to back down from peacemaking.
Palestinian rival factions Fatah and Hamas in a formal ceremony signed a unity agreement, repairing a four-year rift.
If past Fatah-Hamas kiss-and-make-up sessions are any indicator, this one will have the life expectancy of a fruit fly.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to step away from a unity deal with the Islamist group Hamas a day before it was due to be officially signed in a ceremony in Cairo. On Tuesday it was announced that the deal itself had already been inked, and the scheduled Egyptian event would merely be ceremonial.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak issued an official response on Thursday to the announcement of Palestinian reconciliation, saying there was "no chance that we will talk with this government, if they try to create it."