Kerry says Mideast violence could 'spin out of control'

2015-11-25 18:55

US Secretary of State John Kerry says the violence between Israelis and Palestinians could "spin out of control" unless they take immediate steps to ease tensions.

Palestinians held over murder of Israeli dad and son

2015-11-15 16:50

Israeli security forces have arrested several Palestinian suspects over the murder of a rabbi and his son near the flashpoint West Bank of Hebron, the army says.

Israel lacks evidence against extremists in arson attack

2015-11-10 12:17

Israel is still lacking evidence to charge those responsible for a deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family this summer, a report says, quoting the country’s defence minister.

Netanyahu: Israel hasn't given up on peace

2015-11-09 18:30

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told US President Barack Obama that he has not given up on peace with Palestinians, despite a surge of violence in recent weeks.

Violence flares up again in West Bank

2015-11-08 16:15

Car-ramming and stabbing attacks have wounded six Israelis in the West Bank, while two alleged Palestinian assailants were shot, authorities say - the latest in a weeks-long wave of violence.

Netanyahu appointment casts cloud over US visit

2015-11-06 13:41

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s newly appointed spokesperson has apologised for a series of insulting comments about US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, days before his boss heads to Washington.

Kerry: Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions

2015-10-24 17:33

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy site in Jerusalem that have fanned Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Kerry 'cautiously optimistic' after talks with Netanyahu

2015-10-22 15:53

US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed "cautious optimism" following talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu causes uproar by linking Palestinians to Holocaust

2015-10-21 10:32

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate European Jews.

Wave of violence spells trouble for Israel's 'Mr Security'

2015-10-19 22:20

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is showing signs of pressure as cracks emerge in his coalition government over how to deal with the latest Palestinian uprising.


Israel welcomes release of spy Jonathan Pollard in US

2015-11-20 13:32

Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel in the United States, has been released from prison, a move welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu says no immediate way forward for Mideast peace

2015-11-11 10:28

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a visit to Washington, has voiced pessimism about the prospect of peace with the Palestinians, suggesting the current stalemate is likely to remain in place.

Obama, Netanyahu minimise differences, renew call for peace

2015-11-10 12:01

Minimising sharp differences, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have reaffirmed their commitment to seeking elusive Middle East peace.

Obama, Netanyahu emphasise need for Mideast peace

2015-11-09 18:16

President Barack Obama says it's "no secret" that the security situation in the Middle East has deteriorated, and that he wants to work with Israel to "get back on a path towards peace".

Netanyahu, Obama look to move past Iran deal row

2015-11-08 09:57

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama are expected to meet to put aside their rocky personal relationship and move past the Iran nuclear deal with multi-billon-dollar talks on defence.

Fresh Israeli-Palestinian violence after new Al-Aqsa measures

2015-10-25 21:02

Fresh violence have flared between Israelis and Palestinians as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to install more security cameras at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in a bid to defuse tensions.

White House warns Netanyahu 'inflammatory rhetoric' must stop

2015-10-23 07:46

The White House has warned Benjamin Netanyahu against 'inflammatory rhetoric' after the Israeli prime minister claimed a Palestinian religious leader provoked the Holocaust.

'Critical' to halt all violence: Kerry at talks with Netanyahu

2015-10-22 11:53

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged both the Palestinians and Israelis to halt "all incitement" and violence, after three weeks of violence sparked fears of a new Palestinian intifada or uprising.

UN chief warns Israel against misuse of force

2015-10-20 21:28

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned against any misuse of force as he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu warns against vigilantism after Eritrean killed

2015-10-19 20:42

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Israelis against vigilantism after an Eritrean man died from being mistakenly shot and beaten by a mob during an attack in which a soldier was killed.

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