April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

A futuristic Israeli peace plan—minus peace

TEL AVIV—Gaza is rebuilt. The West Bank is flourishing. And the trains run from Tel Aviv to Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital. More...

Trump wants ‘conflict-ending’ deal on peace

President Donald Trump is seeking “a conflict-ending settlement” for Israelis and Palestinians, his spokesman said ahead of Trump’s meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  The statement by Sean Spicer, who More...

Palestinian sisters on way to treatment smuggle explosives

Two Palestinian sisters attempting to cross into Israel from the Gaza Strip so that one could receive cancer treatment were caught smuggling explosives.  More...

Court rules some businesses can remain open

Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that some businesses and supermarkets may remain open on Shabbat.  The decision dealt with the operation of businesses in entertainment complexes including the Tel Aviv and Jaffa harbors along with the old trai More...

Survey: Jews, Arabs don’t want to live together

JERUSALEM—A majority of Jewish and Arab Israelis feel comfortable living in Israel as “who they are,” but do not think they should live together in the same neighborhoods, according to a new survey.  More...