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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.

Shimon Peres worked `tirelessly` for two-state solution: UN chief

Shimon Peres worked `tirelessly` for two-state solution: UN chief

Shimon Peres shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Israel destroying two-state solution hopes: Abbas to UN

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas told the UN General Assembly on Thursday that Israel`s ongoing settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank was destroying any hope of a two-state solution.

Barack Obama flirts with Mideast peace push in final months

Barack Obama flirts with Mideast peace push in final months

When he came to power, he appeared to imply it was one of his priorities.

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 stabs 2 officers, shot in new surge of violence

A Palestinian stabbed two Israeli police officers outside Jerusalem`s Old City Monday before being shot, authorities said, as a new surge in violence raised concerns ahead of upcoming Jewish holidays.

Palestinian stabs Israeli police in east Jerusalem, is shot

Today was the sixth attack on Israeli security forces or civilians since Friday after a three-week lull in a nearly year-long wave of violence.

Palestinian stabs Israeli police in east Jerusalem, is shot: Police

A Palestinian stabbed and wounded two Israeli police officers in east Jerusalem near the Old City on Monday before being shot by forces at the scene, police said.

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.

Decision on Palestinian elections September 21: Minister

The top Palestinian court is to decide on September 21 on the fate of keenly anticipated local elections after the latest attempt to hold polls was suspended, a minister has said.

Israel to allow ICC visit on Gaza war mission

Israel to allow ICC visit on Gaza war mission

Israel is to host a working group of the International Criminal Court as it weighs whether to probe alleged war crimes in the 2014 Gaza war, an Israeli official said Friday.

Poll shows that most Israelis, Palestinians still seek peace

A new poll of Israelis and Palestinians released today found that a slim majority on both sides still favor a peace settlement establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel, despite years of conflict and deadlock in negotiations.

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.

Israel demolishes homes of 2 Palestinian assailants

According to the Shin Bet domestic security agency, the assault was planned after a July 2015 arson attack by Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed three members of a Palestinian family

Palestinians seek to sue Britain over 1917 vow to Jews

In 2012, the Palestinians had won the status of an observer state in the United Nations.

Israel destroys 11 Palestinian homes on outskirts of Jerusalem

Israeli authorities early today destroyed 11 Palestinian homes in an area on the outskirts of Jerusalem divided from the city by Israel's separation wall, residents and an NGO said.

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. 

Israel cuts Palestinian tax transfers after attacks: PM`s office

Netanyahu has ordered that the entire amount of support for terrorists and their families be deducted from the tax revenues. 

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.