William Booth

Bureau chiefJerusalem


Aides to the Israeli leader deny he suffered his worst foreign policy defeat over the nuclear deal.

  • Sep 3, 2015

A former U.S. peace negotiator said Netanyahu “seems to lack a generosity of spirit.”

  • Sep 1, 2015

Is the footage a show of weakness or brutality, restraint or resistance?

  • Aug 31, 2015

The Islamist militant movement has been on the outs with Iran for years and is desperately seeking friends.

  • Aug 31, 2015

In the impoverished coastal enclave, Gazans with some cash try to forget war and go to the pool.

  • Aug 23, 2015

Officials said members of an alleged Islamic Jihad cell in Syria were killed in the cross-border flare-up.

  • Aug 21, 2015

After a deadly arson attack in the West Bank, villages send their men to guard with pickaxes and flashlights.

  • Aug 19, 2015

Netanyahu and his allies say Gaza proves that Israel cannot risk giving Palestinians an independent state.

  • Aug 15, 2015

Ten years after the Israelis left.

  • Aug 14, 2015

As Palestinians mourn two victims burned in arson attacks, Israel takes aim at its own Jewish extremists.

  • Aug 10, 2015
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William Booth is bureau chief for Jerusalem, where his work focuses on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Booth served as bureau chief in Mexico, Miami and Los Angeles, and as pop culture correspondent for the Style section. He has covered violent upheaval in Ukraine, Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Haiti, Honduras and the Balkans. In Mexico, his work focused on drug trafficking and the state response. Before coming to the Post, Booth wrote for Science magazine. He was a Vannevar Bush Fellow 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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