Israel is barricading the Palestinian city of Hebron after a string of attacks
The Israeli army is working to close off the city, setting up checkpoints, and positioning several hundred soldiers around its perimeter.
Stepping Down as Envoy, Tony Blair Likely to Keep Close Ties with Powerful in Gulf
While Blair's Quartet role was itself unpaid, the former British prime minister has amassed a vast fortune from business deals, many in the Gulf.
Tony Blair Resigns from Middle East Envoy Position, Official Says
The former British Prime Minister is said to have written a letter to United Nations head Ban Ki-moon notifying him of his resignation from the Quartet.