US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

Top US diplomat pushes for cease-fire as Gaza families flee heavy fighting in south

Updated 02 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

Bloodshed continues, but Kerry cites progress in cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas

Updated 03 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

Israel, Palestinians wage war online over conflict's message, public opinion

Updated 03 minutes, 12 seconds ago

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

Malaysian jet, canceled Tel Aviv flights illustrate dangers of flying over unstable territory

Updated 03 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Iraq lawmakers postpone vote on new president

Iraq postpones vote for a new president; jihadis claim Baghdad bombing amid militant offensive

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:50am EDT

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under blockade

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:42am EDT

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

Hamas rocket lands near Israel's main airport, prompting foreign airlines to cancel flights

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 02:24am EDT

At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing

Police: At least 21 killed in car bombing at Baghdad checkpoint

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:40pm EDT

A look at the Israeli-Egyptian closure of Gaza

7-year-old Gaza border closure has wiped out tens of thousands of jobs

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Saudi stock market to allow foreign investment

Foreign financial institutions will be able to directly invest in Saudi stock market next year

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

Cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas could give rise to new peace talks

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Iraq Christians flee with little more than clothes

Iraq Christians flee Mosul with little more than clothes and money

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:23pm EDT

Conditions remain dire as war surges on in Gaza

Casualties spike and conditions worsen as two-week war surges on in the Gaza Strip

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Infighting as split emerges among Syrian rebels

Activists report infighting among Syrian rebels and the al-Qaida affiliated Nusra Front

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Egypt: 20 'terrorists' carried out border attack

Egypt military spokesman says 20 'terrorists' launched border post attack killing 22 soldiers

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

Egypt: Cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas could give rise to new peace talks

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:52am EDT

Israeli mood turns dark with mounting casualties

Israelis resolute for now, but mounting military casualties could bring pressure on Netanyahu

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:10am EDT