Territorial disputes

Smoke rises following Israeli strikes on Gaza City, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Palestinian militants on Monday fired dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel, critically wounding an Israeli teen, in an intense barrage of projectiles aimed at seeking revenge for a deadly Israeli military incursion late Sunday. The Israeli military responded by dispatching fighter jets to strike throughout the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
November 12, 2018 - 12:00 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 8 p.m. Israel's military says it is prepared to step up its efforts against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip if rocket fire at Israel continues. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said Monday...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris for a lunch after participating in a World War I Commemoration Ceremony, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018. International leaders are taking place in a ceremony in Paris on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
November 11, 2018 - 5:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving seven Palestinians dead, including a local Hamas commander, just as Israel and the militant group had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months...
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China's Premier Li Keqiang, right, shakes hands with U.S. Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander during a meeting with a group of U.S. Republican senators and Congress members at Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 6:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China and America are "competitors but not adversaries," U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday, despite a spiraling trade war and other tensions that have pushed relations to their lowest point in years. The upbeat message at their meeting in Beijing...
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A protester shows his bloody hand while helping a wounded youth as others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
October 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians massed Friday along Israel's frontier, with dozens approaching and breaching the perimeter fence that separates Gaza from Israel, even as Egypt stepped up efforts reach a lasting cease-fire between the territory's Hamas rulers and Israel. The...
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A man watches a house that was hit by a missile fired from Gaza Strip, in the city of Beersheba, southern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home was struck, were being treated for shock after they fled to their shelter upon being awoken by warning sirens. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
October 17, 2018 - 9:36 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early on Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response after days of rising tensions. The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home...
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October 12, 2018 - 10:28 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire at a protest near the fence diving the territory and Israel. The ministry said Friday that 50 other protesters were wounded by live bullets. Thousands of Palestinians marched Friday after...
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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Sept.28, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
September 29, 2018 - 3:57 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinians conflict (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Hundreds have attended the funeral of an 11-year-old Palestinian boy, apparently the youngest killed by Israeli fire in six months of protests along Gaza's perimeter fence. Nasser Musabeh was...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2018 - 5:28 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's appearance at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 6:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is claiming credit for saving the rebel-held Syrian stronghold of Idlib from a Russian-backed offensive that could have resulted in thousands of...
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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 26, 2018 - 5:26 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 6:25 p.m. It was a very different Zimbabwe speech at this year's U.N. gathering of world leaders after the fall last year of Robert Mugabe, long the source of tirades against Western powers. New President...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at U.N. Headquarters. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 26, 2018 - 10:21 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time since taking office, President Donald Trump endorsed a two-state solution as the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, as he met Wednesday at the U.N. with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump told reporters that...
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