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Palestinians Urge U.S .to Block New Settlements

(JERUSALEM) — A senior negotiator says the Palestinian president has appealed to the U.S. to block plans by Israel to announce new settlement construction. Top...

Kerry Seeks Movement in Israeli, Palestinian Talks

(JERUSALEM) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waded again into the nitty-gritty of faltering Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on Wednesday, saying he was...

The Jerusalem Controversy

Whoever took the usual language about Jerusalem being the capital of Israel out of the Democratic platform is an idiot. This is a long-time silliness that can’t...

Cover Story: Jerusalem’s Real Divide

With the Mideast peace process in a state of collapse, a new existential clash looms over Israel — and Palestinians aren’t involved. In this week’s issue of TIME...

Why President Obama Should Study Sun Tzu

While President Obama worries about appeasing Israel and Jewish votes at home, as well as being pressured by the neocons to support threats of an Israeli attack...

Mystery Deepens over Deadly Jerusalem Bus Bomb

The package bomb that exploded at a busy Jerusalem bus stop on Wednesday, killing a 60-year-old British woman and wounding 39, was exceptional in more ways than...

A Perfect Day in Jerusalem

Elias Khoury, 58, lawyer and activist I'd begin my day in the Old City with its diversity of people, communities and religious sites. First up is the Via...