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Israel arrests Hamas election committee member

Israeli troops arrested the Hamas representative on the organising committee for October Palestinian municipal elections today, the Islamist movement said.

Jewish man stabbed in suspected Jerusalem `terror` attack: Police

An Arab man stabbed and wounded a Jewish man in Jerusalem on Thursday before fleeing, in what Israeli police said was a suspected "terrorist" attack.

Israel arrests UN Gaza employee for aiding Hamas

Israel said on Tuesday it had arrested and charged a United Nations employee for allegedly providing "material assistance" to the Islamist movement Hamas.

Israel rebukes Barack Obama's remarks on Iran nuclear deal

Israel rebukes Barack Obama's remarks on Iran nuclear deal

Israel on Friday strongly rejected an assertion by US President Barack Obama that Israel recognizes the efficiency of the Iran deal, comparing it to the 1938 agreement with Hitler.

New Israeli settlement plans `provocative and counterproductive`: US

The United States said Wednesday it was "deeply concerned" by Israeli plans to build hundreds of new settlement homes in annexed east Jerusalem.

Palestinian killed in exchange of fire with Israeli army

A Palestinian man accused of killing an Israeli rabbi has died in an exchange of fire with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

Israeli soldiers shoot dead Palestinian boy: Ministry

A Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired rubber-coated bullets near Jerusalem on Tuesday, said the Palestinian health ministry.

Shots fired by Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian child: Ministry

A Palestinian child aged 12 was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired rubber-coated bullets near Jerusalem today, said the Palestinian health ministry.

Netanyahu aide detained in Israel fraud probe

A former senior aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested in connection with a fraud inquiry. 

Israel approves contentious NGO foreign funding law

The Israeli parliament finalised a controversial law compelling NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign state entities to declare it in official reports, a Knesset spokesman said early Tuesday.

Iran anti-Israel protests reflect regional tensions

Tens of thousands joined pro-Palestinian rallies in Tehran on Friday, as the annual Quds Day protests take on broader meaning for a region mired in bitter disputes and war.

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli guard in West Bank, shot dead: police

A Palestinian woman attempted to stab an Israeli guard at a flashpoint West Bank shrine and was shot dead.
 

Jerusalem holy site closed to non-Muslims after violence

Israeli authorities announced Tuesday they were closing Jerusalem`s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to non-Muslim visitors after a series of clashes between worshippers and police.

Israel lets Gazans into Jerusalem for Ramadan prayers

Israel allowed hundreds of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip into Jerusalem for Ramadan prayers Friday, an official said, a week after revoking entry permits in response to a deadly attack.

Israel reopens Palestinian crossings after deadly Tel Aviv shooting

Israel has reopened Palestinian crossing points from the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following a three-day closure put in place after last week's deadly Tel Aviv shooting, the army said today.

Head of women`s group detained at Jerusalem`s Western Wall

The head of a group of women activists pushing for equal prayer rights at Jerusalem`s Western Wall was detained Tuesday after taking a Torah scroll there in defiance of the holy site`s rules, the group said.

Israel media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife

Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.

25 Palestinian children killed in 3 months: UNICEF

Twenty-five Palestinian children were killed in the last three months of 2015 during a wave of anti-Israeli attacks and the number detained was the highest in seven years, the UN children's agency said.

Osama bin Laden's youngest son in call to free Jerusalem

Late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's youngest son has urged Muslims to liberate the holy city of Jerusalem in an audio message, US terrorist-tracking organisation SITE tweeted on Monday.