Crispian Balmer

Israelis Line Up Behind Gaza War — Even as Casualties Mount

When 20-year-old Israeli soldier Daniel Pomerantz died in a Hamas ambush in the Gaza Strip, his small village near Tel Aviv decided they finally needed a cemetery to bury their dead.

Welcome to Palestine: Palestinians spraypaint a welcome for Pope Francis on an Israeli military watchtower on the separation barrier in Bethlehem.

Pope Francis Poised To Arrive in West Bank

Pope Francis flies to the West Bank on Sunday to start the most delicate part of his stay in the Middle East, with visits to the Palestinian Territories and Israel, where his every word will be scrutinized.