Palestinians urge faster ICC probe into Israel 'war crimes'

Top Palestinian officials today urged the world's only permanent war crimes court to speed up a probe into allegations of Israeli abuses amid an upsurge of fresh violence between the two sides.

Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians to 'tamp down' rhetoric
Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians to 'tamp down' rhetoric

US President Barack Obama has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to "tamp down" the kind of rhetoric that is arousing anger and tensions in the region.

Palestinian shot by Israeli police in Jerusalem dies

A Palestinian seriously wounded during clashes with Israeli border police in east Jerusalem died of his wounds on Saturday, Israeli police and Palestinian medical sources said.

Israeli police kills Palestinian near Jerusalem

A Palestinian was shot dead on Thursday evening in clashes with Israeli police in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shu'fat near east Jerusalem, medics said.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appeals for calm in Jerusalem, West Bank

Ban strongly condemned the violence that left two Israeli men dead in the Old City, triggering clashes overnight that left scores injured.

Palestinian kills 2 Israelis, wounds toddler in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police chief Moshe Edri said the Palestinian "stabbed an Israeli man, his wife and the toddler" multiple times in an alleyway before stabbing another man.

Jerusalem on standby after Hamas calls `day of rage`

Israeli police beefed up their numbers in Jerusalem Friday, barring young men from prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque site ahead of what Islamist Palestinian movement Hamas dubbed a "day of rage".

India underlines unwavering support to Palestinian cause

India has once again stressed its support for the struggle of the Palestinian people to create an independent and viable Palestinian state .

West Bank ready to receive Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria

 The Palestinian Foreign Ministry stressed on Sunday readiness to accommodate Palestinian refugees into the West Bank, particularly those fleeing war-torn Syria.

Palestinian hunger striker regains consciousness after court ruling

A Palestinian on a two-month hunger strike regained consciousness Thursday following a medically induced coma as debate raged over a decision by Israel`s top court to suspend his detention without trial.

'Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier'

Israeli troops shot and wounded a Palestinian man who had stabbed a soldier on Saturday near a checkpoint on a highway in the occupied West Bank, the army said.

No change in position on supporting Palestinian cause: Govt

India on Thursday insisted that there was no change in its long-standing position on supporting the Palestinian cause and that the abstention from voting on a resolution adopted at the UN rights body last month was due to a reference made to International Criminal Court.

Hamas sentences man to death for `collaborating` with Israel

A Hamas military court in the Gaza Strip on Thursday sentenced a Palestinian to be hanged to death after he was found guilty of collaborating with Israel, a court source said.

Israel troops shoot dead Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian near the city of Jenin in the northern West Bank on Wednesday in clashes following an arrest raid, medical and security sources said.

Video challenges Israel`s self-defence claim in Palestinian killing

A video released by a watchdog Monday challenges an Israeli account that a soldier was in danger when he shot dead a Palestinian who fled after stoning his jeep.

Palestinian jailed for 25 years over Jerusalem car attack

A Palestinian who injured four Israeli border policewomen and a civilian when he drove his car into them was sentenced on Sunday to 25 years in prison, the Israeli justice ministry said.

Palestinian hunger striker 'close to death': Lawyer

A Palestinian prisoner held in an Israeli jail and on hunger strike for 53 days is in a critical condition and could die "at any moment", his lawyer said on Saturday.

Palestinian moves against Israel at ICC `counterproductive`: White House

The White House on Thursday said efforts to have Israel charged with war crimes at the International Criminal Court were "counterproductive" and would be opposed by Washington.

Israel, Palestinians may have committed war crimes in Gaza: UN report

UN investigators said on Monday that Israel and Palestinian militant groups committed grave abuses of international humanitarian law during the 2014 Gaza conflict that may amount to war crimes.

`War crimes` likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN report
`War crimes` likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN report

Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year`s Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying "unprecedented" devastation and human suffering.