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EU `worried` about any US embassy move to Jerusalem

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Monday advised the incoming Donald Trump administration against moving the US embassy to Jerusalem as she "worried" about a possible worldwide popular backlash. 

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warns over Donald Trump's plan to move US embassy to Israel

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would deal a huge blow to hopes for Middle East peace.

Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian attacker in West Bank: Army

Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank shot dead a Palestinian who attacked them with a knife overnight during an operation to arrest suspected militants, the army said on Tuesday morning.

Israel says will not release bodies of slain Hamas men killed during attack, to bury them

Israel on Sunday ruled that it would not release to their families the bodies of Hamas militants killed during attacks on Israelis but would instead bury them, the government said.

Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

A Palestinian woman was shot and wounded Friday after approaching an Israeli security checkpoint near Jerusalem with a knife, Israeli police said.

Israel pushing for more settler homes despite United Nations vote

An Israeli committee is to discuss issuing permits for more settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, despite a landmark UN resolution demanding an end to such activity.

Israel says `reducing` ties with nations over UN vote

Israel`s foreign ministry said Tuesday the country was "reducing" ties with nations that voted for last week`s UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to settlement building in Palestinian territory.

Palestinian killed in east Jerusalem clashes: Israeli Army

A Palestinian man was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers overnight as they arrived to demolish the home of the alleged perpetrator of a deadly attack on Israelis, the Army said on Thursday.

UN Security Council to vote on Israel settlements

UN Security Council to vote on Israel settlements

The UN Security Council will vote on Thursday on an Egyptian-drafted resolution demanding that Israel immediately halt its settlement activities in the Palestinian territories and east Jerusalem.

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Shots were fired towards Israeli soldiers by the fence along the largely closed border by unknown assailants, the army said in a statement.

What we know about Donald Trump ambassador pick for Israel

David Friedman, who is Jewish, backs moving the American embassy to Jerusalem.

Turkey sends envoy to Israel in six years, ends diplomatic row

Turkey sends envoy to Israel in six years, ends diplomatic row

The ceremony, at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem, marked the first time Turkey sent an envoy to Israel in six years.

Islamic State, Israeli forces clash for first time near Golan Heights; 4 ISIS terrorists killed

Islamic State, Israeli forces clash for first time near Golan Heights; 4 ISIS terrorists killed

Israeli forces reportedly killed four Islamic State militants in Syria in the first direct clash between the country and the jihadi group, the media reported.

Israeli troops shoot dead knife-wielding Palestinian

Israeli troops today shot dead a Palestinian who attempted to stab a soldier near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, the army said.

Jesus`s tomb opened for first time in centuries

A marble slab covering the site, among the holiest in Christianity, was pulled back for three days as part of both restoration work and archaeological analysis.

Rocket siren sounds in southern Israeli community near Gaza border

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip today after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

UNESCO head faces `death threats` over Jerusalem vote: Israel

The status of Jerusalem is the thorniest issue of the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
 

Donald Trump says would recognise Jerusalem as  "one true" capital of Israel

Donald Trump says would recognise Jerusalem as "one true" capital of Israel

Official US policy refrains from recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital until the Israel-Palestine conflict is resolved.

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a shooting rampage in Jerusalem killed two people and wounded five others, police said Monday.