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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

This Palestinian flag was unfurled on the span of the Manhattan Bridge during a protest march on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: L. Mazzei)

Police Investigate After Palestinian Protest Flag Is Unfurled On Manhattan Bridge

Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.

08/20/2014

A man carries a United State and an Israeli flag during a 'New York Stands with Israel' rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on July 28, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Poll: Most Americans Sympathize With Israel In Conflict

A new CBS News poll showed most Americans sympathize with Israel in the current conflict with Hamas, view Russia as unfriendly or an enemy, and disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign affairs.

08/06/2014

Bill Maher tweet on Mideast conflict (Credit: CBS 2)

Celebrities’ Comments On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Spark Controversy

The crisis in the Middle East has many celebrities around the world weighing in on the conflict, but their comments have also sparked plenty of controversy.

08/04/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gather on 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Midtown (Credit: CBS 2)

Pro-Palestinian Rally Held In Midtown

Demonstrators could be seen lining Seventh Avenue just south of 42nd Street near Times Square. The rally stretched for several blocks.

07/25/2014

U.S. carriers at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To FAA Decision To Cancel U.S.-Based Flights To Israel

The U.S. and European carriers decided to halt flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, but some carriers based outside the U.S. went on flying.

07/22/2014

Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Jonathan Pollard

CBS 2 Exclusive: Proposed Spy Release ‘Sweetener’ For Middle East Peace Plan?

A stunning development has surfaced in the Middle East, as the U.S. has offered to free convicted spy Jonathan Pollard in an effort to kickstart peace talks.

04/01/2014