The two sides need the international community to help them end the fighting, but the Biden administration has so far been reluctant to get involved.
Factional infighting within Palestinian politics has played a part in building tensions.
Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is one of Islam’s holiest sites.
Clashes in Jerusalem have led to rocket attacks and airstrikes in Gaza.
Trump and Netanyahu participate in a joint news conference on Feb. 15, 2017.
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Israeli settlements are one main reason many observers are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Can Trump break through?
As Israel marked the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, fears of another surge in violence were as high as ever.
Despondent: Mahmoud Abbas addresses the UN.
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.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas signs ICC Rome Statute last December.
With the peace process derailed and the incoming Netanyahu administration promising zero tolerance to Palestine, joining the ICC sets a major cat among the pigeons.
A harbinger of things to come? VP Joe BIden up close and personal with Brazil’s President Rousseff
The New Year always provides an opportunity for both introspection and speculation. So it seems a good time to consider what the big stories are likely to be this year. Some of the five major stories I…