Death toll rises as violence escalates between Israel, Hamas

(NEW YORK) -- Tensions in the Middle East have risen to new heights as deadly confrontations continued unabated Wednesday between Israel's military and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the Gaza Strip. The Israel Defense Forces said on Twitter early Wednesday that Hamas and other... Read More.

Americans among 45 dead in Israel stampede

(JERUSALEM) -- Multiple Americans were among those killed and injured in a stampede in Israel that's killed dozens, the State Department said Friday. The State Department has not released the number of Americans involved, but the Consulate General of Israel in New York said four... Read More.

Trump announces Bahrain, Israel will normalize relations

BY: JORDYN PHELPS AND BEN GITTLESON, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday announced an agreement to establish full diplomatic relations between Israel and Bahrain. Bahrain will participate in what will now be a three-way signing ceremony at the White... Read More.