Watch video: Israeli soldier trying to arrest minor Palestinian boy with broken arm
Watch video: Israeli soldier trying to arrest minor Palestinian boy with broken arm

Portraying a heart-wrenching scene, some images and a short video clip displaying an armed Israeli soldier trying to arrest an 12-year-old Palestinian boy with a broken arm in the West Bank went viral on social media.

Tunnel found in East Jerusalem woman's yard may have been for heist

A tunnel discovered in an elderly woman`s yard in a Palestinian neighbourhood of East Jerusalem on Monday may have been part of a criminal gang`s plan for a heist at a nearby museum or bank, police said.

`Positive contacts` with Israel on Gaza truce: Hamas head

 The exiled head of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, said "positive contacts" have been made towards securing a long-term truce with Israel, in a video posted Friday on an Arab website.

Israel threatens Syria with response after rocket fire

 The Israeli army warned the government in war-wracked Syria it will "suffer the consequences" after four rockets crashed Thursday into the north of the Jewish state and the occupied Golan.

Israel sets new terms for release of Palestinian hunger-striker

Israel set new terms on Wednesday that might hasten the release of a Palestinian who is on a 65-day-old hunger strike against his detention without trial.

Gaza infant mortality rises for first time in 53 years: UN

 The infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in more than half a century, a new study by the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees says.

Jewish extremism crackdown draws in a familiar family

His long beard, dangling sidelocks and wide smile give him the look of a hippie from another era, but Meir Ettinger has become the symbol of a crackdown on Jewish extremism.

Israeli president warns of isolation over row with US on Iran

 Israeli President Reuven Rivlin warned Thursday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s fight with Washington over the Iran nuclear deal threatens to leave the Jewish state isolated.

French tourist assaulted after waving Israel flag at Al-Aqsa

 A French Christian tourist was assaulted by four Palestinians on Tuesday after waving an Israeli flag at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, one of Islam`s holiest sites, police said.

Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel

A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists.


Hundreds evacuated near Jerusalem after massive wildfire

Around 700 people were evacuated as dozens of firefighting teams struggled to gain control of a massive wildfire that broke out near Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said.

PLO holds Israel government `fully responsible` for toddler`s death

The Palestine Liberation Organisation holds the Israeli government "fully responsible" for the death of a toddler in an arson attack Friday by suspected Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, an official said.

Settler arson attack `act of terrorism`: Israel minister

 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that an arson attack by Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank was an "act of terrorism."

Palestinian toddler dies in suspected settler arson attack

 A Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members injured in a suspected arson attack by Jewish settlers on two homes in the occupied West Bank on Friday.

China steps up campaign to remove church crosses

Authorities in Wenzhou, known as China`s Jerusalem, have given Christian churches a deadline to remove prominent crosses within weeks, worshippers and an activist group said Thursday, stepping up a long-running campaign.

Israel police enter Islam holy place

Israeli police entered one of Islam`s holiest places -- east Jerusalem`s Al-Aqsa mosque --- on Sunday to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said. 

Israel says possible spy release unlinked to Iran deal

 Israel`s justice minister sought Saturday to quell speculation that the potential release of jailed spy Jonathan Pollard was a US gesture to ease Israeli anger over the Iran nuclear deal.

Probe into Israeli PM`s spending: Ministry official

 Israel`s attorney general has ordered an inquiry into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s spending, a justice ministry official said on Tuesday, amid reports of alleged misuse of public funds.

Post Iran deal, Israel looks to improve ties with Turkey

Efforts by Israel and Turkey to restore their once strong relationship could be helped by the common threats they face from Islamic State militants and Iran, a senior Israeli diplomat said on Tuesday.

Benjamin Netanyahu's household spending facing criminal probe
Benjamin Netanyahu's household spending facing criminal probe

Israel's attorney general has ordered a criminal investigation into excessive spending at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residences.