Gaza mortar fire on Israel for first time since truce: Army
Gaza mortar fire on Israel for first time since truce: Army

Palestinians fired a mortar round into southern Israel Tuesday in the first attack since an August 26 ceasefire, without causing any casualties, the Israeli army said.

Israel police arrest 22 Palestinians in east Jerusalem

 Israeli police said Tuesday they arrested 22 Palestinians in annexed Arab east Jerusalem overnight on suspicion of throwing stones and petrol bombs, as three months of protests showed no let-up.

Israel dismantles provocative new Al-Aqsa ramp

Israel on Wednesday dismantled a newly erected wooden access ramp to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound that would have increased access for non-Muslims but angered Jordan.

Israel strikes Syrian Army post

The Israeli military attacked a Syrian Army position after a mortar shell fired across the border landed in the northern Golan Heights Thursday afternoon.

Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war

Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50 day military campaign in Gaza.

Gaza conflict in numbers

Seven weeks of war in Gaza killed more than 2,100 people and and left the territory`s infrastructure in tatters and tens of thousands of Palestinians displaced.

Israel identifies body as missing American student

Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a US religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.

Israel advances plans for highrise East Jerusalem seminary

Israel on Thursday approved a further stage in plans to build a nine-storey Jewish seminary in the heart of a densely-populated Palestinian neighbourhood near Jerusalem`s Old City.

Israel seriously considered 'military reoccupation' of Gaza

Israel had seriously considered a full military reoccupation of the Gaza Strip and viewed it as "the only alternative" if Egypt failed to broker a truce and Hamas continued firing rockets, a top Israeli minister said.

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air raid in Gaza: Medics

Israel on Tuesday pressed on with its air raids on high-rise buildings in Hamas-ruled Gaza killing two Palestinians even as both sides were still considering a new Egyptian ceasefire proposal to end the 50-day war that has left over 2,200 people dead.

Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian suspects in teenagers` killing

Israeli troops Monday demolished the homes of the families of two suspects in the abduction and killing of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank in June, a military spokesperson said in a statement.

Jerusalem police sweep up alleged Palestinian rioters

Police arrested 52 Palestinians in east Jerusalem overnight, taking to more than 600 the number of alleged rioters seized since unrest erupted early July over the hate killing of a Palestinian teen.

More than 50 Palestinians arrested in Jerusalem for rioting

At least 57 Palestinian Arabs were arrested in various parts of east Jerusalem overnight for recent riots and protests, the Israeli police said Wednesday.

Foreign media protest Hamas harassment in Gaza

The Foreign Press Association on Monday lodged a strong protest accusing the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas of harassment and of threatening foreign reporters working in Gaza.

Israel will not `negotiate under fire`: Netanyahu

Israel on Sunday said it will not "negotiate under fire" and the military campaign in Gaza will continue, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, amid threats from Palestinian negotiators to abandon efforts to broker the ceasefire talks in Cairo if no Israeli delegation showed up.

Jerusalem rocked by two suspected Palestinian attacks

A Palestinian killed an Israeli and overturned a bus with a construction vehicle and a gunman wounded a soldier in attacks in Jerusalem that appeared to be a backlash against Israel`s Gaza war.

Palestine seeks progressive ties with Israel, says envoy

Palestine is ready to establish a progressive relationship with Israel if it agrees to peacefully co-exist with Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, Palestinian Ambassador to India Adli Shaban Hasan Sadeq said on Sunday.

Leaders call for Gaza ceasefire extension as toll exceeds 1,000

US Secretary of State John Kerry and top diplomats from Europe and the Middle East Saturday called for an extension to the temporary truce between Israel and the Hamas, as the toll in the Gaza strip violence rose to over 1,000 with the recovery of 130 bodies of Palestinians Saturday.

Two Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza fighting: Army

Two Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza fighting on Friday, taking the total number of military deaths since the start of ground operations there to 37.

At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school: Health Ministry

Israeli forces shelled a UN-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict`s death toll to nearly 750.