Pontiff spoke from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica to some 70,000 cheering tourists, pilgrims and Romans in the square below
Intifadas and ongoing tensions are keeping Christian pilgrims and tourists away from Bethlehem, says
Sorry to spoil the party, but Kirstie's festive offering was a bit of a turkey
The cubs' names are a reminder of last year's conflict with Israel
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest political ally has called for Israel to carry out a “thorough cleansing” of the Gaza Strip as a tenuous ceasefire between its Hamas rulers and the Jewish state frayed.
Attack came in response to 'intolerable act of aggression against Israel and its civilians'
Attack that hit 'top militant' is most serious test yet of the Egyptian-brokered truce
Militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula fired at least two rockets at Israel's southern resort town of Eilat early Wednesday, officials said, highlighting what Israel says is a dire security situation across its border.
A flawed, partisan portrait of the Israel Palestine conflict that misses an opportunity
Marian Farhat, who died on 17 March aged 64, was a Palestinian lawmaker known as "the mother of martyrs" who praised and supported three of her sons who were killed while carrying out deadly attacks against Israelis.
The annual marathon race run through Gaza has been cancelled by the UN agency responsible for staging the event after Hamas said women would not be allowed to take part.
Palestinian fisherman have been left mystified after hundreds of bloodied Mobula Ray fish were found washed up on a Gaza beach.
The green banners of Hamas were openly raised at Nablus on the West Bank as thousands gathered for the militant Islamist group's first permitted rally in the West Bank in five years, a sign of a thaw in a bitter split with Fatah, the faction that dominates the Palestinian Authority.
The leaders of the movement are only progressive by modern-day Zionism's standards
The leader of the Islamic militant group Hamas vowed to continue fighting Israel yesterday, as hundreds of thousands of flag-waving Gazans turned out to celebrate the organisation's 25th anniversary. Khaled Meshaal's visit to the Palestinian territory – a first since he went into exile in 1967 – underscores Hamas's rising clout and regional acceptance since its eight-day conflict with Israel last month.
Hamas' exiled political leader pledges to work with Fatah on his first visit to Gaza since 1967