Israel reopens Palestinian crossings after deadly Tel Aviv shooting

Israel has reopened Palestinian crossing points from the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following a three-day closure put in place after last week's deadly Tel Aviv shooting, the army said today.

Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was willing for a dialogue with Israel`s newly-appointed defence minister, if the latter accepts the principle of the two-state solution, the media reported on Wednesday.

Palestinian PM dismisses Netanyahu`s direct talks proposal

Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday dismissed an Israeli proposal for direct negotiations instead of a French multilateral peace initiative.

Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israeli aircraft targeted two Hamas sites in southern Gaza early Saturday in response to a cross-border rocket attack, the army said, as tensions along the Palestinian territory`s border simmered. 

Two Palestinians shot dead after checkpoint attack bid: Israel

Israeli police shot dead two Palestinians at a checkpoint between east Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday after one of them threw a knife at them, a spokeswoman said.

Palestinian, Israeli delegates trade barbs at UN climate summit

The Palestinian president and Israel`s ambassador to the United Nations traded barbs on Friday during a signing ceremony for the Paris climate accord, in the latest example of continuing Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

Israel rules ringleader in 2014 killing of Palestinian teen

An Israeli court ruled today that a Jewish man found to be the ringleader of the beating and burning alive of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 was sane and responsible for his actions.

Anker Joergensen, Danish former prime minister, dies at 93

Anker Joergensen, a former prime minister loved by many Danes for his down-to-earth character but criticized for his handling of economic problems in the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 93.

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian, wound 10

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian, wound 10

A Palestinian man was killed and 10 others wounded by gunfire from Israeli soldiers and police at the Qalandiya refugee camp near Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical sources said today.

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldier in West Bank, shot

The attack occurred at the Bitot Junction south of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

Israel blocks entry to Ramallah for non-residents after shooting: Army

Israel blocks entry to Ramallah for non-residents after shooting: Army

Israel on Monday blocked entry for non-residents to the West Bank city of Ramallah, where the Palestinian Authority is based, after a shooting attack the previous day that wounded three soldiers, the army said.

Israel air raid targets Gaza after rocket attack: Army

Israel air raid targets Gaza after rocket attack: Army

The Israeli air force targeted a Hamas military training facility in central Gaza overnight Sunday in response to a rocket attack, the army said.

Entire Indian leadership committed to Palestinian cause: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the entire Indian leadership remains steadfastly committed to the Palestinian cause as Palestine sought India's participation in the West Asia peace process to help defuse crisis in the region.

Palestinians arrest official suspected of spying for Israel

Palestinian officials say they have arrested a staffer in the office of the chief negotiator on suspicion of leaking documents to Israel.

Refugee girl who cried after Merkel comments granted stay in Germany

Refugee girl who cried after Merkel comments granted stay in Germany

A 14-year-old Palestinian girl who burst into tears when Chancellor Angela Merkel told her she might be deported has been granted a residency permit to stay in Germany until October 2017, mass-selling daily Bild reported on Thursday.

Palestinian attempts knife attack, shot dead: Israeli army

The army said the man ran towards the soldiers, who opened fire, "resulting in his death".

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza

The Israeli army killed a Palestinian who it said tried to ram his car into soldiers near Hebron on Friday, and medics said another Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces during a violent demonstration in the flashpoint West Bank city.

 

Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing Israeli: Police

Israeli police say a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli outside a holy site in the West Bank, seriously wounding the man before being shot and killed by officers at the scene.

Egypt destroys 20 newly found tunnels along border with Gaza

The army says the tunnels were found and destroyed in November. The announcement came on its official Facebook page on Monday. There were no further details.

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.