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Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes after attacks

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes in the occupied West Bank.

Israel razes homes of 2 Palestinian assailants

Israeli forces demolished the West Bank homes of two Palestinian knifemen whose December attack led to the death of two Israelis.

Mahmud Abbas rejects charges of 'blood libel' against Jews

"Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic faiths. We stand strongly against any attack on any religion," says Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Israel PM to meet Kerry in Rome on Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday in Rome to discuss stalled peace efforts with the Palestinians, US and Israeli officials said.

Four Palestinians sentenced to life for murdering Israelis: Army

Four Palestinians were on Wednesday handed life sentences for the killing of an Israeli couple as drove in the West Bank with their children last year, the army said.

Israel for the first time wins UN committee chair

Israel on Monday was elected to chair a UN committee for the first time in the world body`s 71-year history.

Israel bars Palestinians after Tel Aviv attack

Passage was unrestricted for women.

Israel bars all Palestinians after Tel Aviv attack: Army

Israel bars all Palestinians after Tel Aviv attack: Army

The Israeli army said Friday that it was temporarily barring all Palestinians from entering Israel, stepping up already tough restrictions announced after Palestinian gunmen shot dead four Israelis in Tel Aviv.

Police arrest 15 rightwing Israelis in Jerusalem

Jews are allowed to visit the site but not to pray there, and incidents occur regularly when Jews try to ignore the rule and Muslims intervene to stop them.

Israel says it arrests 6 settlers who attacked Palestinians

Israeli security officials announced today the arrest of six young Israeli settlers from what it called a "Jewish terror" group suspected of carrying out attacks against Palestinians and their property last year, in what officials said was a victory in its campaign to reduce extremist Israeli attacks against Palestinians.

Israel uncovers Hamas tunnel from Gaza, says new war unlikely

Israel uncovers Hamas tunnel from Gaza, says new war unlikely

Israel said on Monday it had unearthed a new cross-border tunnel dug by Hamas militants from the Gaza Strip, the first such discovery since the 2014 war, but played down the prospect of renewed conflict.

Muslim body to focus on Palestinians, terror at Turkey summit

The world's Islamic countries began their annual meeting on in Istanbul, where they are set to focus on the Palestinian cause, conflicts in member states and combating terrorism.

Benjamin Netanyahu says he is waiting for a visit from Palestinian leader

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he was waiting for a visit from Mahmud Abbas, after the Palestinian president said he had already proposed such a meeting.

Two Palestinians stab woman in West Bank, shot dead: Army

Two Palestinians stabbed an Israeli woman near a group of Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank on Thursday before being shot dead, the army said, the latest in a months-long wave of violence.

Palestinians trapped in collapsed Gaza tunnel

Six Palestinians were trapped and another was missing Thursday after a Gaza smuggling tunnel collapsed, a local civil defence official said.

Israel arrests 38 Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

The Palestinian Prisoners Club said that the Israeli army arrested 27 Palestinians in raids in the West Bank cities of Ramallah, Hebron, Nablus and Jenin, Xinhua reported.

Israel ex-PM Olmert enters prison to begin sentence for corruption

Israel ex-PM Olmert enters prison to begin sentence for corruption

Ehud Olmert, once known for his work to relaunch peace efforts with the Palestinians, became Israel`s first ex-prime minister to serve jail time Monday as he began a 19-month term for bribery and obstruction of justice.

Palestinians fire at Jerusalem police, attackers shot dead

Two Palestinians opened fire on Israeli police just outside Jerusalem`s old city walls before being shot dead by officers, police told AFP.

Three Palestinians shot dead after carrying out attack in Jerusalem

Three Palestinian assailants were shot dead on Wednesday while carrying out a shooting and stabbing attack that wounded two Israeli paramilitary policewomen at an entrance to Jerusalem`s walled Old City, Israeli police said.

US ambassador to Israel says US 'perplexed' over settlements

The US ambassador to Israel says Washington is "concerned and perplexed" over Israel's strategy of building West Bank settlements.