For more than two years, the Syrian president has defied predictions that his downfall is imminent.
A bipartisan group of congressmen condemned comments made by a Palestinian Fatah official in support of the murderer of an Israeli father of five.
The IDF caught two settlers trying to light a field on fire in the area of Hawara, and turned them over to the Border Police, near Nablus, according to the IDF.
While Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was meeting in his office in Ramallah with Shelly Yacimovich, chairwoman of Israel's opposition Labour Party, his Fatah faction was busy threatening Palestinians who meet with Israelis.
Suspected militants in Egypt's Sinai abducted seven security personnel as they headed to Cairo for holidays early today, security officials said.
They say everybody needs a little KFC, and it seems they're right. Gaza residents don't have access to a local branch - so they're willing to pay more than twice the going price to get it delivered from Egypt in a highly complex process that takes some four hours.
We present some of the most dramatic photographs clicked across the globe in the last 24 hours.
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have set a three-month timetable to form a unity government and organize elections, officials from both sides said on Wednesday.
Plus, last month, Mazor was barred from wearing a dress designed by , who was fired from Dior for making anti-Semitic slurs .
Givat Assaf outpost had been slated for demolition because it was built on private Palestinian property; state accepts residents' claim that land was purchased; Peace Now: Authorization would break promises to int'l community.
Meretz MK calls on Bennett to brand act 'terrorism'; locals leaders fear antic will damage peaceful relations with Arab neighbors.
A series of car bombs struck several Shi'ite districts across Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least eight people following earlier attacks in the north of Iraq, police said.
Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of their mass displacement during the war that followed Israel's founding in 1948.
IDF says Palestinians throwing stones in Kalandia, Hebron, Beitunia, soldiers using crowd dispersal methods, Palestinian new agency: several wounded; right wing activists reportedly attempt to enter Temple Mount.
Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter.