Blinken Meets With Palestinian Leader After Surge in Violence

Following talks with Israeli officials in Jerusalem, the U.S. secretary of state, Antony J. Blinken, met the Palestinian leadership in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah amid a sharp rise in... Read more »

Blinken Heads to West Bank After Surge in Violence

After meeting Israeli officials in Jerusalem, the U.S. secretary of state will meet the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah amid a sharp rise in tensions in the region.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/31/world/middleeast/blinken-heads-to-west-bank-after-surge-in-violence.html Read more »

Blinken to Meet Netanyahu at Turbulent Moment for Israel

The secretary of state will sit down with the Israeli prime minister as violence and mass protests rattle his country.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/30/world/middleeast/blinken-israel-netanyahu.html Read more »

Israel Launched Drone Attack on Iranian Facility, Officials Say

While the target’s purpose is unclear, the city of Isfahan is a major center of Iranian missile production, research and development.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/29/world/middleeast/iran-drone-strike-israel.html Read more »

As Israelis Grieve, Some Palestinians Exult, and Some Fear What’s Next

Two Palestinians shot a dozen Israelis, seven fatally, over the weekend. In the aftermath, the attackers’ relatives expressed a mixture of pride and dread.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/29/world/middleeast/israel-palestinian-attacks.html Read more »

Palestinian Man Fatally Shot as Violence Continues With Israel Forces

Tensions and violence have gripped the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Jerusalem for days after an Israeli military raid on Thursday killed nine people.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/29/world/middleeast/palestinians-israelis-violence.html Read more »

Iran Says It Thwarted a Drone Attack on a Munitions Facility

The government did not say who was behind the attempted attack, but some Telegram channels affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards pointed the finger at Israel.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/28/world/middleeast/iran-drone-attack.html Read more »

Amid Spasm of Violence, Israel’s Far-Right Government Raises Risk of Escalation

Israel and the West Bank were gripped by violence this week. Its roots predate Israel’s new far-right government, but the government’s ministers and goals are fueling tensions.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/28/world/middleeast/israelis-palestinians-west-bank.html Read more »

2 Injured in Jerusalem Attack, Hours After a Nearby Mass Shooting

Two Israelis were shot and injured on Saturday in East Jerusalem, the day after an attack outside a synagogue elsewhere in the city killed seven people.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/28/world/middleeast/jerusalem-attack-israelis-palestinians.html Read more »

Israeli Raid on West Bank City Kills Nine Palestinians, Officials Say

The deaths, reported by the Palestinian health ministry, bring the toll of Palestinians killed in the Israeli-occupied West Bank so far this year to 29, including at least five children.Source Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/26/world/middleeast/israel-raid-west-bank-palestinians.html Read more »