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Palestinians condemn Israel bill to legalise settler homes

Palestinian leaders on Monday denounced an Israeli bill to legalise several thousand Jewish homes in the occupied West Bank, vowing to take up the issue at the UN Security Council.

Palestinian attacker shot by Israeli troops: Army

A Palestinian attacked Israeli troops with his car and then with a knife in the occupied West Bank before being shot and seriously wounded, the army said on Saturday.

Israeli settlements in West Bank not illegal: Donald Trump adviser

Israeli religious nationalists see the Palestinian territory as part of the country, citing Jews' connection to the land from biblical times.

Hamas calls Peres a criminal, Palestinian Authority silent

Hamas welcomed the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres Wednesday, calling him a "criminal", while the Palestinian Authority made no official comment after the death of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Palestinian court delays ruling on whether to hold local polls

A Palestinian court today delayed a ruling on whether to hold municipal elections, making it unlikely the first vote since 2006 to include both Fatah and Hamas will be held on time.

Palestinian tries to stab Israel soldier, shot dead: Army

A Palestinian tried to stab an Israeli soldier near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday before being shot dead, the army said, the latest death in a flare-up of violence.

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier in West Bank, shot dead: Army

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before he was shot dead, the army said, in the fourth attack on Israelis in less than 24 hours.

Israeli forces say killed three assailants in East Jerusalem, West Bank

Israeli forces shot dead three Arab assailants in separate incidents in East Jerusalem and the West Bank on Friday, police and the military said, in a flare-up of a nearly year-old wave of Palestinian street attacks.

Two Palestinian attackers dead in West Bank, Jerusalem: Israel

Two Palestinians rammed a car into a bus stop used by Israelis in the occupied West Bank today.

Israel will demolish Jewish settlement in West Bank: Lieberman

Israel will demolish Jewish settlement in West Bank: Lieberman

Israel will carry out a court order to demolish the wildcat Jewish settlement of Amona in the West Bank by the end of the year, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday.

Israel approves 463 settlement homes: Watchdog

Israel approved Wednesday the construction of 463 homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, the watchdog Peace Now said, drawing a sharp rebuke from the United States.

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.

Israel destroys home of Palestinian who stabbed girl in bed: Army

The Israeli army on Monday destroyed the home of a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, after he killed a 13-year-old girl as she slept in her bed, a military spokeswoman said.

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: Army

A Palestinian armed with a knife charged at Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and was shot dead, the Israeli army said.

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.

Israel announces USD 12.9m boost to West Bank settlements

Palestinians say Israeli settlement construction is an obstacle to peace.

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes after attacks

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

Israel locks down flashpoint Hebron after spate of attacks

On Friday, Sarah Tarayra, 27, was shot dead after drawing a knife on Israeli forces in Hebron. 

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.
 

Teen girl killed in West Bank stabbing is US citizen: State Dept

A 13-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed in her home Thursday by a Palestinian attacker in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank is a US citizen, the State Department said.