Palestinians snub Kushner's conference

As the architects of the Trump administration's Palestinian-Israeli peace initiative meet in Bahrain to discuss the economic aspect of their plan -- which aims to attract ideas and boost the Palestinian economy before they reveal their political blueprint at a later date -- those who are supposed to benefit are absent.

Jared Kushner, US peace team face credibility test in Bahrain

In the Trump administration's vision of the future, Gaza City looks a lot more like Tel Aviv: a bustling metropole with scintillating beaches, beckoning tourists from around the world who have no reason to fear the potential for Israeli airstrikes.

White House focuses on Middle East investment in peace proposal

The White House announced Sunday afternoon the first part of its Middle East peace proposal, what officials are calling an economic "workshop" to encourage investing capital in the West Bank, Gaza, and the region, a senior administration official tells CNN.

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza

Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the two sides since 2014, when full-blown war broke out.

Death toll in Israel-Gaza conflict rises

Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Ilhan Omar: 'Exciting' controversial views on Israel spark debate

Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is defending her controversial views on Israel as they come under scrutiny in Washington, telling CNN that "it's not surprising" her positions are generating attention and that she finds it "exciting" to be sparking debate.

Three Gaza teens killed in Israeli airstrike

An Israeli airstrike killed three young Palestinian teenagers near the fence that separates Gaza and Israel on Sunday evening, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Israel says Iran is behind rocket barrage from Gaza

An Israeli military spokesman on Saturday accused Iran of orchestrating a rocket barrage from Gaza into Israel, saying Gaza militants were carrying out the launches "under guidance, instructions and incentives" given by the Islamic Republic.

Gaza tensions flare after militants fire barrage of rockets

Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Friday evening, triggering red-alert sirens across the Gaza periphery into the early morning hours. More than a dozen rockets were fired from Gaza, many of which were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial defense system, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).