Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli left trying to build support from Occupy Tel Aviv crowd

Israel's elections later this month will be a test of how politically motivated 2011's protesters in that country were. In a series of protests, tens of thousands took to Tel Aviv's streets to protest climbing housing costs. But polls indicate that its the right-wing parties that are building momentum in the election.

United Nations votes to accept Palestine as nonmember observer

Palestinians scored a diplomatic victory on Thursday when the United Nations General Assembly granted their request for nonmember observer status, rejecting a call from Israel and the United States to put that off until Israel and the Palestinians reach a permanent peace agreement.

Global Politics

BBC Journalist's Son Killed in Gaza Conflict

The violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in Gaza escalated on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Israeli military is continuing to hit militant targets in Gaza. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with the BBC's Paul Danahar in Gaza for the latest.

Global Politics

Israel and Syria Exchange Fire

There's long been concern that the conflict in Syria could spill over into neighboring countries. Monday, Syrian mortar shells landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The World's Matthew Bell is in Jerusalem.