December 2013 Headlines
The 600-year-old Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem -- the traditional site of the birth of Jesus -- is getting a much-needed face lift.
It's a new year and a new name. Our popular "Inside Israel" page will be changing its name to "Jerusalem Dateline."
On January 1, the European Union could punish a Middle East country with sanctions. No, it's not over nuclear weapons in Iran; the E.U.'s target is Israel.
President Barack Obama's foreign policy is coming under fire after signing the Geneva Accords with Iran last month.
Israeli lawmakers are making a push to allow Jews to pray at a key holy site in Jerusalem's Old City.
United Nation's Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Syrian conflict has deteriorated "beyond all imagination" this year.
The Lebanese government is responsible for Sunday's murder of an Israeli soldier by a Lebanese Army sniper, Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said.
The Middle East was still recovering Monday from a monster storm that blanketed much of the region in snow.
Those visiting Jesus' birth place this Christmas season will notice some renovation work at the historical site.
Despite the stormy weather, Kerry returned to the region for another round of shuttle diplomacy between Israel and the Palestinians.
As Jews and Christians worldwide face a growing wave of persecution, one Jewish leader is saying the two groups must stand together to confront increasing violence.
Jerusalemites were in treated to a rare early snow on Thursday.
U.S.-sponsored Israeli-Palestinian peace talks may be faltering but Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan just signed a major economic pact.
After a very dry and summer-like November, winter is hitting Israel with a passion.
The 17-year-old son of a Greek Orthodox priest who encourages Christian Arab youth to integrate into Israeli society and join the Israel Defense Forces was brutally beaten in Nazareth over the weekend.
Iran could get a nuclear bomb because of loopholes in the translation of an official agreement, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Dore Gold warned.
A new online university hopes to provide both Jewish and Christian students with a better understanding of the Jewish state.
Secretary of State John Kerry says if an Israeli-Palestinian agreement doesn't improve Israel's security, there shouldn't be a deal.
More than 20 Christian leaders from Norway presented a statement to the Israeli Knesset this week asking the Jewish state to forgive them.
For eight days at this time of year, Jewish people around the world celebrate Hanukkah, a holiday marking a great victory won 2,000 years ago.
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a first-ever find in Jerusalem: an impressive building dating to the second century B.C., the time period of the famous Maccabee family.
For decades, Islamic leaders have incited Muslims by telling them the al-Aksa Mosque is in danger. It's a dishonest tactic aimed to undermine Israel and Judeo-Christian values.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has invited Pope Francis to visit Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says relaxed Western sanctions against Iran is already falling apart.
The Christmas season is underway early in Bethlehem, as the town of Jesus' birth kicked off its celebration with a tree lighting ceremony Sunday.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is giving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a hard time.