Hamas Allows West Bank Papers in Gaza as Unity Push Gains Pace

    The Hamas-run government in the Gaza Strip said on Wednesday it had relaxed a ban on Palestinian newspapers published outside the enclave as a gesture of reconciliation to rival group Fatah after their unity deal last month.

    Menachem Stark Suspect Indicted in Murder

    A Brooklyn construction worker was indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem Stark.

    Not Leaving: Despite a spasm of violence that killed dozens, Odessa’s Jewish community insists it has no plans to leave the flashpoint city.

    Odessa Jews Deny Plans for Evacuation Amid Turmoil

    Leaders of the Jewish community of Odessa, Ukraine, denied reports about the existence of evacuation plans for the city’s Jews.

    Iran's Hassan Rouhani Rejects Ban of 'Zionist' WhatsApp

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rejected a plan to ban the free text-messaging service WhatsApp.

    Fingers Point at Israel as Blame Game Starts Over Collapse of Peace Talks

    Now that Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have screeched to a halt, U.S. officials are apportioning blame, and a big share is going to Israel.