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October 17, 2015 1:08 PM Israelis kill 4 Palestinians in Hebron and Jerusalem

At least 40 Palestinians and 8 Israelis have been killed in the past month Palestinian assailants carried out five stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Saturday, authorities said, as a month-long outburst of violence showed no signs of abating. The unrest came despite new security measures that have placed troops and checkpoints around 51

October 17, 2015 11:50 AM Israelis shoot and kill 3 Palestinians in reported knife attacks

JERUSALEM — Israeli police and a civilian shot and killed three Palestinians on Saturday who they said were attacking them with kitchen knives, as a wave of Palestinian assaults continued, answered by deadly Israeli fire. In Jerusalem, Israeli police said a 16-year-old Palestinian was stopped for questioning at one of the newly erected checkpoints deployed 61

October 16, 2015 4:19 PM 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank, Gaza clashes

Three Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces Friday in violence that erupted along the Gaza border and in the West Bank, according to Palestinian reports. Medical sources in Gaza claimed that two Palestinians were killed by live fire from IDF soldiers while another 126 were wounded during the violence on the Gaza border in the north 35

October 16, 2015 4:19 PM Palestinian in "press" shirt shot dead after stabbing soldier

HEBRON, West Bank -- A Palestinian wearing a T-shirt with the word "press" in large letters stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier Friday before being shot dead by troops, the latest in a monthlong spate of attacks. The Palestinian Authority says a 13-year-old boy was killed by Israeli soldiers, but Israelis released a video of him recovering in a hospital 41

October 15, 2015 11:26 PM Conflicting Accounts of Jerusalem Strife Surround a Wounded Arab Boy

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said Ahmad Manasra, 13, was killed by an Israeli on Monday. Then Israel released video of the living boy being treated in a hospital on Thursday. JERUSALEM — The Palestinian president said on television that the 13-year-old Arab boy bleeding profusely from the head had been executed on a Jerusalem 50

October 15, 2015 11:45 AM Israel Accuses Abbas of Lying About Wounded Boy in Video

Israel has accused the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, of lying about a video of a 13-year-old Arab boy bleeding profusely on an East Jerusalem street on Monday that has provoked outrage in the Arab world. The graphic clip, which has been viewed nearly three million times on the Facebook page of a Palestinian journalist, was said to have been recorded 61

October 15, 2015 10:48 AM Obama to keep 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016, officials say

President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he hands the conflict off to his successor. Obama had originally planned to pull out all but a small, embassy-based U.S. military presence 41

October 13, 2015 6:33 PM Report confirms MH17 shot down

Investigators confirmed Tuesday that a Russian Buk missile shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, but what the xxx-long investigation failed to unearth is who shot the missile and why. The missile attack on the civilian Boeing 777-200, shot down in broad daylight on July 17, 2014, killed 298 passengers and crew on a flight from Amsterdam 48

October 11, 2015 9:02 PM Ex-Soldier Upset by No Jail Time Recommendation for Bergdahl

A former member of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's platoon says he's angered by an Army officer's recommendation that Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time for leaving his post in Afghanistan. Josh Korder, an ex-U.S. Army sergeant, said Sunday that Bergdahl should face life imprisonment because he holds the soldier 21

October 11, 2015 9:26 AM Israeli airstrike kills pregnant mother and child, Gaza official says

Oct. 10, 2015: Palestinians improvise a barricade during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank. (AP) An Israeli airstrike killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her 2-year-old daughter in Gaza Sunday, a Gaza health official said, while in the West Bank, a Palestinian woman detonated an explosive in her car at a checkpoint, injuring an Israeli 46