Israel Palestine

Senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad, center right, and Hamas' representative, Saleh al-Arouri, center left, sign a reconciliation agreement during a press conference at the Egyptian intelligence complex in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Thursday's signing came after two days of negotiations in the Egyptian capital on the governing of the Gaza Strip as part of the most serious effort to date to end the 10 year rift between the rival Palestinian groups. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Politics & Society News
"This is the dream and the ambition of every patriotic and honorable Palestinian, to reach unification."
Arts & Culture Film
Angelo Jesus CantaSeptember 28, 2017
When you only listen to one story, you neglect so many others.
Faith News
Israel's 1978 Antiquities Law was tightened in 2012 and again last year, so that all licensed dealers are now required to share images of everything in their inventory.
People cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank through Checkpoint 300 (CNS photo/courtesy Sean Hawkey, World Council of Churches).
Arts & Culture Books
Elizabeth WebbAugust 10, 2017
Elizabeth Webb reviews "A Land Without Borders" by Nir Baram.
Faith Faith in Focus
Ron HansenJuly 20, 2017
Why Ron Hansen will never read the Gospels the same.
Politics & Society News
The festival cultivates a conversation of hope around the Holy Land, with many groups coming together to engage visitors with the situation of Christians and of peace in the Holy Land.