The Palestinians haven't applied yet to join 63 UN agencies mainly to give the latest US peace effort a chance to succeed.
Murray McCully has offered to send NZ soldiers to the Middle East if there's an unsanctioned peace deal between Palestine and Israeli.
Benjamin Netanyahu's senior coalition partner says that reaching a final peace agreement with the Palestinians is unrealistic at the current time.
British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad resigned on Saturday.
A dormant, decade-old Mideast peace plan has suddenly emerged as a possible key to breaking years of deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians.
Palestinians have taken to the streets in the West Bank in a show of outrage over the deaths of two protesters killed in clashes with Israel.
The Israeli military says Gaza militants have fired rockets at the south of the country a day after Israel warned of an escalation.
Israel says it will not sit back, as the military retaliated for rocket fire for the first time since November.
The US president said compromise is needed for Israel to achieve lasting security and make peace with Palestine.
Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets into southern Israel today as Barack Obama visits the country.
Pink Floyd star Roger Waters has urged his music peers to join a new campaign aimed at boycotting concerts in Israel.
US President Barack Obama will find a disillusioned Palestinian public, sceptical about his commitment to promoting Mideast peace.
Israeli troops shot to death a Palestinian man after he and others hurled rocks and firebombs at them.
Dozens of Palestinian students swarmed around a British diplomat, leaping on his vehicle and trying to attack him in a show of rage over British policy.
Israeli peace activists condemned the bus lines as racist, while Palestinian riders seemed to like the arrangement.
A Palestinian man who died under disputed circumstances in Israeli custody was given a hero's funeral.
Clashes erupted Saturday in the West Bank where Jewish settlers shot two Palestinian demonstrators.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has added his first coalition partner as he works to build a new government.
Oscar-nominated film 5 Broken Cameras has managed to infuriate people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian divide.
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