Though only a small part of Jerusalem's religious tourism market, Muslim pilgrims are becoming a sought-after demographic for both Israel and the Palestinian Authority

Israel and Palestine compete over Muslim tourists


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been lambasted by critics for failing to explicitly call out President Trump's ambivalent response to race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Va

Netanyahu faces growing pressure to condemn Trump’s Charlottesville response


At a time of rising Israeli-Jordanian and Israeli-Palestinian tensions, Jordan's King Abdullah II visits the Palestinian government compound and met with President Mahmoud Abbas

Jordan’s king visits West Bank: A rare trip seen as message to Israel


Once again, the US has intervened to try to quell Israeli-Palestinian violence

What US response to Jerusalem crisis says about Trump-era Mideast diplomacy


Although the tensions are not yet resolved, the compromise reveals a prevailing interest between Jews and Muslims to protect their diplomatic ties in Jerusalem

In a conciliatory move, Israeli officials take down metal detectors from shared shrine


Despite seemingly fraught tensions between Israeli and Palestinians in the Middle East, a summer camp in Maine still brings youth together to build hope for the future

Seeds of Peace youth camp celebrates 25 years of optimism


Jordan is the Muslim custodian of the shrine where Israeli authorities installed controversial metal detectors last week after Arab gunman killed two Israeli policemen near the shared holy site

Violence at Israel’s Jordan embassy escalates crisis over Jerusalem shrine


Under fire from settlers, Israel appears poised to cancel its offer to turn over a small parcel of land, a potential blow to Palestinian residents of cramped Qalqilya

Israel weighs canceling key concession to an overcrowded West Bank city


On the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, the United Nations calls for a lasting solution that would benefit both Israelis and Palestinians

UN High Commissioner urges termination of Israeli occupation