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U.S. marines take part in the dedication ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Syria’s Assad defies U.S., presses southwest assault

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the (More…)

Palestinians and Israelis remember life under British rule

By Maayan Lubell and Rinat Harash

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prince William’s tour of Israel and the Palestinian Territories is the (More…)

Militants’ rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians (More…)

Syrian army steps up attacks in southwest, Jordan concerned

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi

AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian army stepped up shelling of opposition-held parts of the southwest as it (More…)

U.S. withdrawal leaves vacuum at U.N. rights forum

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – China, Britain and the European Union lamented on Wednesday Washington’s decision to withdraw from (More…)

Israel’s Netanyahu, Jordan’s Abdullah talk regional peace

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman on Monday to discuss ways (More…)

Israel forces evict Israeli settlers in West Bank land dispute case

By Dedi Hayun

NETIV HA’AVOT, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli security forces on Tuesday began evicting Jewish settlers from 15 (More…)

Israeli gunfire, tear gas injure 100 as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops fired tear gas and live bullets at Palestinians taking part in weekly protests at the Gaza Strip border (More…)

Gazans send fire-starting kites into Israel; minister threatens lethal response

By Dan Williams and Nidal al-Mughrabi

ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (Reuters) – Palestinians are sending kites dangling coal embers or burning rags (More…)

Israel-Gaza border falls quiet after Egypt brokers ceasefire

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

GAZA (Reuters) – The Israel-Gaza border fell quiet on Wednesday under an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire after the most (More…)