William Booth

Bureau chiefJerusalem


Israeli soldiers tell what it was like to fight Hamas in Gaza.

  • May 4, 2015

A group of soldiers described firing artillery at random houses in Gaza and shooting at innocent civilians.

  • May 4, 2015

The former president blamed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the stalled peace process.

  • May 2, 2015

Could Israel’s place as “the 51st state” be in jeopardy?

  • Apr 11, 2015

Billions of dollars in goods used to pass through. Now, the last official Syria-Jordan gateway is closed.

  • Apr 7, 2015

The Israeli prime minister says the deal threatens Israel’s survival and paves the way for an Iranian nuclear bomb.

  • Apr 3, 2015

Israeli leader warns that the new framework, if finalized, would pave the way to an Iranian bomb.

  • Apr 2, 2015

The planned extension would have cut off a monastery from a convent in Bethlehem’s Cremisan Valley.

  • Apr 2, 2015

Prosecutor is already carrying out preliminary exam of war crime allegations in Gaza and West Bank.

  • Apr 1, 2015

After seven years in Jerusalem, three rounds of failed talks and three wars in Gaza, Robert Serry packs his bags.

  • Mar 30, 2015
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William Booth is bureau chief for Jerusalem. His recent work has focused on the violence and instability created by drug trafficking and the fight against it. Booth served as bureau chief in Mexico, Miami and Los Angeles, and as pop culture correspondent for the Style section, trying to make sense of Paris Hilton. He has covered armed conflict in Libya, Iraq, Haiti, and the Balkans. Before coming to the Post, Booth wrote for Science magazine. He was awarded a Vannevar Bush Fellowship at MIT and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. He was on the Post’s Pulitzer-finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings.
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