Israeli stabbed in east Jerusalem: Police

An Israeli student of a Jewish seminary was stabbed in the Old City of annexed east Jerusalem late Monday, leading to the arrests of three alleged Palestinian assailants, police said.

Turkey governor under fire over museum plan for synagogue

A Turkish regional governor was accused Monday of inciting hatred towards the country`s Jewish community after suggesting a synagogue be turned into a museum as a reprisal for Israel`s policies over the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

Israeli Cabinet pushes to make country ''Jewish state'' by law

The Israeli Cabinet approved a bill on Sunday, which enshrines in law that Israel is the national homeland of the Jewish people and that this right is unique to them.

Punitive Israeli house demolitions a `war crime`: HRW

 Human Rights Watch called on Israel Saturday to stop razing the homes of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, saying the practice can constitute a war crime.

Israel eases Al-Aqsa restrictions for second week

 Israel eased age restrictions for Friday prayers at Jerusalem`s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque for a second straight week, allowing tens of thousands to attend despite high tensions following a wave of violence.

No age bar for Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa: police

Israeli police said they do not plan to bar young Muslim worshippers from Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, for the second week running after months of restrictions.

Palestinian confesses to Nov 5 car attack on troops: police

A Palestinian has confessed to deliberately running down three soldiers outside a West Bank refugee camp, which he initially claimed was an accident, police said in a statement on Thursday.

Israeli leaders decry mayor's Arab ban

An Israeli mayor came under government fire on Thursday after ordering a ban on some Arab municipal workers in the wake of Tuesday's deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue.

Israel warns against 'bad' Iran deal as deadline looms

Israel's intelligence minister on Thursday pressed world powers not to sign a "bad" deal with Iran, as a deadline nears for an agreement on the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear programme.

78 new settler homes approved for east Jerusalem: Municipality

The Jerusalem municipality said it approved on Wednesday the construction of 78 new homes for Jewish settlers in two neighbourhoods of occupied Arab east Jerusalem.

Spanish vote on Palestinian state unhelpful: Israel

Israel denounced as unhelpful on Wednesday a vote by the Spanish Parliament, hours after a deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack, calling on Madrid to recognise a Palestinian state.

Jordan urges restraint after Jerusalem synagogue attack

Jordan on Wednesday called for self-restraint in Jerusalem after four Israelis were killed and eight injured in an attack at a synagogue in west Jerusalem on Tuesday, media reported.

Pope calls for `courageous decisions` after Jerusalem synagogue slaying

Pope Francis on Wednesday slammed the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and urged Israelis and Palestinians to take the "courageous decisions" needed to achieve reconciliation.

Police officer injured in Jerusalem synagogue attack dies

A police officer seriously injured in the attack by two Palestinians in a synagogue in West Jerusalem has died, bringing the number of fatalities to five Israelis, plus the two assailants.

US-born rabbis slain in Israel praised; protesters at UN Palestinian mission

Family and friends remembered three US-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family`s rabbinical dynasty and another as "one of the kindest souls" in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.

Israel demolishes Jerusalem home of Palestinian car killer
Israel demolishes Jerusalem home of Palestinian car killer

Israeli forces on Wednesday razed the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who killed two Israelis with his car last month as it speeded up the application of a controversial demolition policy.

UN chief condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned an attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem that left four dead and lamented a worsening of the situation on the ground.

Deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack horrifies Israel

Two Palestinians armed with a gun and meat cleavers burst into a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday and killed four Israelis before being shot dead in the city`s bloodiest attack in years.

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.

Palestinian prez Abbas condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday condemned the deadly attack at a synagogue here earlier in the day but at the same time called for an end to what he described as Israeli "provocation" over the Temple Mount, which houses the Al-Aqsa mosque.