Can go anywhere to warn about Iran: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed criticism that he was undermining the authority of US president by accepting an invitation from the Republicans to address the Congress, saying he would speak "anywhere" to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear capability.

12 wounded in Palestinian knife attack on Tel Aviv bus

A knife-wielding Palestinian attacked passengers on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday wounding at least 12 people before being shot by a passing prison officer, Israeli police said.

Palestinian gets life in jail for murder of 3 Israeli teens

An Israeli military court on Tuesday handed three life sentences to a Palestinian militant convicted of organising the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers.

First Palestinian ICC case to be Gaza war: Rights group

The first case the Palestinians will refer to the International Criminal Court will be the "crimes" Israel committed during summer 2014, including the Gaza war, a legal expert said on Tuesday.

Palestinians face new diplomatic battle over ICC move
Palestinians face new diplomatic battle over ICC move

 The Palestinians were facing a fresh diplomatic battle Thursday after taking steps to join the International Criminal Court in a move which was strongly condemned by both Washington and Israel. 

US `strongly opposes` Palestinian ICC membership

The United States said Wednesday it "strongly opposes" a request from the Palestinian Authority to join the International Criminal Court, fearing this will further delay peace talks with Israel.

Israel `satisfied` as Palestinian UN resolution fails

Israel expressed satisfaction on Wednesday after the UN Security Council failed to adopt a controversial resolution on Palestinian statehood setting a 12-month deadline for reaching a final peace deal.

UN vote underlines need for Mideast peace talks: EU

Paris: EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday`s vote at the UN Security Council on Palestinian statehood underlined the need for Israel and the Palestinians to urgently resume peace negotiations.

Israel army kills Palestinian in West Bank

The Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Monday after a stone-throwing incident near the northern city of Nablus, sources on both sides said.

Gaza ripe for new explosion, analysts warn

Barely four months after a bloody conflict battered Gaza, experts warn that a new war could be in the offing if reconstruction is not accelerated and Palestinian divisions remain.

Palestinian UN statehood bid at heart of Kerry-Netanyahu talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before talks on Monday with US Secretary of State John Kerry that he would defy any United Nations move to "dictate" a time frame for withdrawal from land Palestinians seek for a state.

Palestinian attacks Israeli family with acid

The Israeli army says a Palestinian threw acid at a Jewish family in the West Bank, after which a passer-by shot at the man and wounded him. The Palestinian acid-thrower was subsequently arrested by police and taken to hospital under custody.

Palestinian minister dies after beating by Israeli forces
Palestinian minister dies after beating by Israeli forces

A senior Palestinian official died on Wednesday after being beaten by Israeli forces during a protest march in the West Bank, medical and security sources told AFP.

Palestinian official dies after beating by Israeli forces: Medics

A senior Palestinian official died Wednesday after being beaten by Israeli forces during a protest march in the West Bank, medical and security sources told AFP.

Hamas team in Iran for talks on ties: Reports

A delegation of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which controls Gaza arrived Monday for talks with Iranian officials on repairing ties, local media reported.

Two Palestinian fishermen arrested by Israel in Gaza

Two Palestinian fishermen were arrested by the Israeli naval forces Saturday in the northern Gaza waters, official sources said.

S Africa says Israel `defying world` as Abbas visits

Israel is defying the world by "undermining" prospects for a two state solution through its settlements policy, South African President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday as he welcomed visiting Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas.

Egypt could send forces to stabilise Palestinian state: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published on Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilise it.

Jerusalem synagogue dead identified as US and British citizens

Israeli police said on Tuesday that three of the people killed by Palestinian attackers in a Jerusalem synagogue were dual US-Israeli nationals and the fourth man held British and Israeli citizenship.

Jailed Palestinian leader put in solitary over letter: NGO

Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghuti has been placed in solitary confinement after publishing a letter calling for a return to "armed resistance" against Israel, a Palestinian NGO said on Wednesday.