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Turkey condemns `unacceptable` Israeli settlement law

Turkey on Tuesday condemned a new Israeli law legalising dozens of Jewish settlements built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, as a senior government minister was visiting Tel Aviv in the first such trip in seven years.

Israel legalises settler homes on private Palestinian land

Though the legislation, passed by a vote of 60 to 52, was backed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s right-wing coalition, it has raised tensions in the government.
 

Israeli settlements may not help in achieving peace: US

Palestine has asked the UN Security Council to "take responsibility" and act to force Israel`s compliance with the resolution.

Israeli police push to evict illegal settlers from synagogue

Israeli police push to evict illegal settlers from synagogue

Israeli police on Thursday continued their push to evict settlers from the illegal Jewish settlement of Amona in the West Bank, where youths were resisting at a synagogue, a media report said.

Israel authorises 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israel authorises 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israel announced Tuesday night the construction of 3,000 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the fourth such announcement in the less than two weeks since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

Israel to vote on legalising wildcat outposts

Israel to vote on legalising wildcat outposts

Late last year lawmakers approved draft legislation that would retroactively grant legal status to wildcat settlements across the West Bank.

Paris conference on Israel, Palestine calls for two-state solution

An international peace conference held in Paris to kick-start the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestine, concluded with a declaration that a two-state solution was the only path to peace for the two nations.

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.

US defends decision to abstain during UN resolution vote against Israeli settlements

The US abstained from voting on Friday that called Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem a "flagrant violation" of international law.

Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to rally Israelis around him in anti-Obama assault

That all of Jerusalem is their country`s capital is a consensus view among Israelis.
 

UN Security Council passes resolution to end Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territory; US abstains from vote

UN Security Council passes resolution to end Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territory; US abstains from vote

The Obama administration on Friday allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

UN Security Council postpones vote on Israeli settlements

The UN Security Council on Thursday postponed a contentious vote on a draft resolution demanding that Israel halt its settlement activities as President-elect Donald Trump weighed in and said the United States should veto the measure.

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.

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.