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Istanbul bomber identified as Turkish member of Islamic State

Istanbul bomber identified as Turkish member of Islamic State

Efkan Ala identified the bomber as a man born in the southern province of Gaziantep, adding that five people have been detained so far in relation to the bombing.

Netanyahu says no evidence Istanbul blast targeted Israelis

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late on Saturday he had no evidence that a deadly suicide bombing in central Istanbul had targeted Israelis.

Three Israelis, one Iranian killed in Istanbul attack: Turkish media

Three Israelis, one Iranian killed in Istanbul attack: Turkish media

Three Israelis and one Iranian were killed in Saturday`s suicide bombing in a busy shopping district of Istanbul, Turkish media reported.

Two killed, seven wounded, in Tel Aviv shooting: Officials

Medics said they had taken nine people to hospitals in Tel Aviv, with police saying two of them had been pronounced dead.

Hamas bans Gaza New Year's eve parties

Hamas bans Gaza New Year's eve parties

Islamist group Hamas has banned public New Year`s Eve parties in the Gaza Strip because they offend the territory's values and religious traditions, police said on Wednesday.

UN warns of Israel-Palestinian catastrophe as attacks persist

The United Nations has warned that a deadly surge in violence between Israelis and Palestinians is leading them toward "catastrophe" as new knife attacks struck the volatile West Bank.

Abbas at EU to discuss surging Israel-Palestinian violence

The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to discuss "concrete steps" to calm the surge of violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

Thousands of Israelis march for peace

Thousands of Israelis march for peace

Thousands of Israelis took the streets calling for new peace talks with Palestinians.

Israel asks FIFA to condemn Palestinian FA chief's remarks

Israel asks FIFA to condemn Palestinian FA chief's remarks

Israel has asked FIFA to condemn the recent comments of the president of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, who glorified Palestinian attacks against Israelis.

Israel arrests 400 Palestinians in 10 days: Officials

Israeli security forces have arrested approximately 400 Palestinians since the October 1 outbreak of violence in the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Prisoner Club said on Saturday.

Palestinian kills 2 Israelis, wounds toddler in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police chief Moshe Edri said the Palestinian "stabbed an Israeli man, his wife and the toddler" multiple times in an alleyway before stabbing another man.

UN official says Jerusalem situation worrying

A senior UN official has expressed worries about the "incitement and violence" in Jerusalem, calling on both Palestinians and Israelis to "enforce restraint and respect of the sanctity of the area”.

Israelis quibble over handling of Syrian refugees

Israeli politicians on Sunday expressed opposing views on how Israel should handle the Syrian refugees' crisis.

Ethiopian Israelis protest against `police brutality`

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis protested in central Tel Aviv on Sunday against alleged police brutality and institutionalised discrimination, an AFP correspondent said.

Palestinians join ICC with Israelis in sights

The Palestinians formally gain membership of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday with the aim of pursuing Israelis for war crimes, despite uncertainty over the move's wider ramifications.

Israelis ready to dump family, sex for internet: Poll

A Google poll revealed that many Israeli people are willing to sacrifice sex and stop talking to their mothers for the sake of internet surfing.

Egypt asks Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks

Egypt Monday called on the Israelis and the Palestinians to resume in Cairo next week the talks on reinforcing the ceasefire and restoring calm in the Gaza Strip, a senior official said.

Israeli swimmers battle plastic bags to take open water record

Israeli swimmers battle plastic bags to take open water record

Six Israelis on Saturday claimed the world open water relay record after swimming 380 kilometres (236 miles) home from Cyprus in a challenge also meant to highlight ocean pollution.

UN says Palestinians, Israelis reach deal on Gaza reconstruction

The United Nations, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached a deal to allow reconstruction work to begin in the war-torn Gaza Strip with UN monitoring of the use of materials, UN Middle East envoy Robert Serry said on Tuesday.

Thousands of pro-peace Israelis stage demo

The pro-peace protest was the largest in Israel since it launched operation Protective Edge on July 8, an offensive that has seen at least 1,980 Palestinian deaths and 67 on the Israeli side.