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July 31, 2014 11:54am
The House minority leader is under attack from critics over a quote that has been taken out of context.
July 29, 2014 6:01pm
Rapidly changing events on the ground in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship.
July 28, 2014 6:04pm
Israeli concerns about the influence of Turkey and Qatar help explain the outrage in Israel over John Kerry’s cease-fire efforts.
July 25, 2014 12:34pm
Anxiety about increasing anti-Semitism in Europe dominated the annual meeting between Jewish leaders and Democratic senators.
July 22, 2014 6:06pm
Tehran and the major powers have agreed to keep talking, but progress remains elusive on the core issue of Iranian centrifuges.
July 15, 2014 6:12pm
The Obama administration is consulting closely with Mahmoud Abbas during the current Israel-Hamas fight, banking on the Palestinian Authority president as a peace partner.
July 8, 2014 6:07pm
The countries that helped Hamas and Israel end previous conflicts may not be eager or able to do so now.
July 8, 2014 4:21pm
The sense of solidarity spurred by the abduction of three Israeli teens gave way to grief, calls for revenge and finally soul searching after the retaliatory killing of a Palestinian boy.
July 8, 2014 2:18pm
The State Department’s anti-Semitism monitor, Ira Forman, has put the issue of protecting brit milah on the U.S. diplomatic agenda.
July 3, 2014 6:25pm
Benjamin Netanyahu supported U.S. intervention in Iraq and suggests that America made a mistake in pulling out its forces — and he draws a parallel with the West Bank.