January 28, 2013
Khaled Meshaal arrives in the Kingdom and is rumored to be talking Fatah/Hamas reconciliation with Jordan's head of state.
January 23, 2013
Exit polls show the incumbent won the election, but others in the right wing lost out to centrists.
January 21, 2013
The Arab League called on Israel's Arab sector to vote in Tuesday's Israeli elections to prevent the radical right from getting stronger in Parliament.
Ashkenazi had been widely touted as a leader for Israel’s left. But what appears to be a concerted campaign against him by the political elite may stymie any chance of his running for office.
January 17, 2013
Israeli forces remove the tents that Palestinians set up to protest the latest round of Jewish settlements planned on West Bank land.
Jerusalem District Court finds radical rightist guilty of two counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder.
January 15, 2013
Following the killing of a farmer shot dead by Israeli soldiers in Gaza, the IDF have struck again, this time taking out a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank near Ramallah.
January 14, 2013
King Abdullah blames the lack of peace talks for increasing regional tensions.
January 13, 2013
Netanyahu responds to the protests that have spread through the E1 corridor with defiance.
After activists set up tents to protest the Israeli settlement plans for the controversial E1 land, Binyamin Netanyahu order the site declared a "closed military zone" and removes protestors.
January 12, 2013
Palestinian activists continue with anti-settlement protest in E1 tent 'outpost', despite increasing pressure from Israel to close it down.
January 9, 2013
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will mediate talks in Cairo between Fatah and Hamas following an apparent thaw in relations between the two Palestinian factions.
January 8, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense has been met uneasily by some in Israel who view the senator as at odds with the Jewish state.
Palestinian officials say that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, is holding off on plans to stamp the words 'State of Palestine' on passports and IDs to avoid confrontation with Israel.
January 7, 2013
Following his success at the UN, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas puts out the order to change the name on all official documents.