A mysterious papyrus said to come from the Judaen Desert could be the first to reveal the name of Jerusalem.
By turns hawkish and dovish, Peres' complicated legacy runs far deeper than the Oslo Accords.
One of Israel's greatest political figures, Shimon Peres left an indelible mark on the Middle East.
Very few countries remain outside the world's chemical weapons control regime. Why would Israel want to keep company with North Korea?
"Bibi" spits on the very notion that one can deal with Iran, but now one's been done, he's milking it for all it's worth.
Demographic changes have made the idea of a two-state solution obsolete. The Israeli population is becoming more religious and more conservative. That makes the army more difficult to command.
Under pressure in the Middle East, ISIS is turning to terrorism in Europe with a new set of predictable goals.
Israeli goods produced in settlements will have to be labelled as such. Israel is calling this a boycott and raising the spectre of European anti-semitism.
Twenty years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin -- the man who ushered in the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians -- was assassinated. Today's Israel is a very different place.
As Israel marked the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, fears of another surge in violence were as high as ever.
The Israeli PM's 'big lie' about Hitler and the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem was of a piece with Netanyahu's history of making false and misleading claims.
The Israeli prime minister's comments that an Arab leader convinced Hitler to carry out the Holocaust are a distortion of history.
Violence has become a daily occurrence in Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank and the body count is rising.
In a grim week at the UN General Assembly, the key partners in the Middle East peace process made it clear they've lost patience.
Israel's extreme response to Palestinian protests is simply prolonging the cycle of violence.
Although Hamas also wants a return to normalcy in the Gaza Strip, it is potentially a double-edged sword for the movement.
In an all-out promotional blitz, John Kerry spoke at a hastily arranged Q&A July 24 to a Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Five days later, he faced two less restrained audiences, testifying…
Israel's official policy treats stone throwing as 'a real mortal threat'. The question is, who to?
Israel's prime minister is using boycott fears to distract attention from his government's increasingly right-wing agenda.
Benjamin Netanyahu has kept his government going by doing a deal with a party even more right-wing than his former allies. There could be trouble ahead.