One of the more buzzed-about films at the Cannes Film Festival, "Omar," is set in the West Bank, and the Palestinian conflict is a key part of the plot.Full story
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Bank of Israel could lower short-term interest rates for the second time this month next week to further weaken the shekel and support exports, although it's a close call, according to a Reuters poll. Full story
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - On a new industrial park in Israel's largest Arab town, a software plant belonging to a multibillion-dollar U.S.-listed firm sits cheek-by-jowl with two small Arab-owned businesses: a metal factory and one producing tools for brain surgery. Full story
Syrian State television broadcast footage of a jeep which it says is an Israeli military vehicle being used by rebel fighters in Qusair. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces on Nakba Day, a day when Palestinians commemorate the loss of their homes in the 1948 war that resulted in the creation of Israel. NBCNews.com’s Dara Brown reports.
Clashes erupted between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces near Bethlehem a day ahead of the anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as "nakba." It commemorates the mass displacement of Palestinians following the creation of Israel in 1948. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Syria has become a battleground between the Shiites (the Syrian government allied with Hezbollah and Iran) and the Sunni powers, comprised of the Syrian rebels, Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
Former Rep. Patrick Murphy, former captain with the 82nd Airborne, talks with Rachel Maddow about the confusing mess that is the civil war in Syria and the foolishness of war hawks like Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham who want to take the U.S. to war there despite the lack of any discernible
Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May 9, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, Israel, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS)
Photographers and cameramen work near a member of the Ukrainian Security Service during an anti-terrorist drill at the Israeli embassy in Kiev, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY)
A helicopter is seen above the Israeli embassy during an anti-terrorist drill conducted by the Ukrainian Security Service in Kiev, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY)