Palestinians urge Oscar nominees to reject free Israel trip

2016-02-10 13:39

Palestinians are urging Oscar nominees to decline a free trip to the Holy Land sponsored by the Israeli government.

Sudanese man stabs Israeli soldier, shot dead

2016-02-07 22:39

Israeli police say a Sudanese man stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier in the southern city of Ashkelon before being shot dead by another soldier.

Leftwing Israel NGOs condemn harassment

2016-02-06 16:18

Israeli leftwing NGOs have jointly condemned attempts to depict their leaders as foreign agents, saying claims have led to harassment and death threats.

Arab Israeli MPs leave Netanyahu fuming

2016-02-04 23:29

Israel's Prime Minister wants action taken against three Arab members of parliament who met with relatives of Palestinians who carried out deadly attacks against Israelis.

Ill health forces Israel's hand on Palestinian journalist

2016-02-04 17:55

Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the detention without trial of a Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger strike for more than two months, but he cannot leave hospital without permission.

Three die in brazen Jerusalem attack

2016-02-03 22:11

Three Palestinians carrying automatic weapons, explosive devices and knives have killed an Israeli security officer and seriously wounded another in Jerusalem before police shot them.

Slow food: prehistoric people feasted on turtles

2016-02-03 07:16

Discoveries in an Israeli cave dating back 200 000 years show that early humans ate turtles alongside plants and large game animals.

Israel closes off West Bank city of Ramallah in wake of shooting

2016-02-01 19:31

Israel has placed Ramallah under "siege" after a Palestinian gunman injured three Israeli soldiers outside the central West Bank city, Palestinian officials say.

Palestinian hunger striker can't speak - lawyer

2016-01-31 19:39

A Palestinian detained by Israel and on hunger strike for over two months has lost his ability to speak and most of his hearing, his lawyer and family say.

Palestinian gunman killed after checkpoint attack

2016-01-31 16:32

A Palestinian gunman who opened fire at soldiers guarding a central West Bank checkpoint, wounded three Israelis before being shot dead himself, the army says.


Conditions before Israel returns Palestinian bodies

2016-02-08 22:33

Israeli is ready to return the bodies of 10 Palestinians killed while carrying out attacks, but their families have refused to accept certain conditions, a government spokesperson says.

Hamas says it executed one of its own for spying

2016-02-07 21:41

The armed wing of Hamas says it has executed one of its members, with sources calling him a senior official accused of spying for Israel.

Palestinian journalist keeps up hunger strike

2016-02-05 16:42

Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq will keep up his hunger strike despite Israel's suspension of a detention without trial order against him, his lawyer says.

Two Israelis jailed for burning Palestinian teen alive

2016-02-04 18:32

A court has sentenced two young Israelis to life and 21 years in prison for burning a Palestinian teen alive.

'Gay conversion' therapists find safe haven in Israel

2016-02-04 17:45

A leading American Jewish group promoting therapy it said could turn gays to heterosexuals, which was ordered shut in the US, say they have found a haven for their work in Israel.

Gaza tunnel collapse kills two Hamas militants

2016-02-03 13:34

The collapse of a tunnel in the Gaza Strip has killed two militants from Hamas's armed wing, officials say, as concern grows in Israel over the rebuilding of tunnels that can be used for attacks.

Israel demolishes buildings in southern West Bank

2016-02-02 18:04

Israeli forces have demolished more than a dozen buildings in a disputed military zone in the southern West Bank, leaving a number of families homeless, authorities and residents said.

Netanyahu warns Gaza militants against attacking

2016-02-01 12:05

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Hamas that his country will retaliate with 'greater force' than deployed in the 2014 Gaza war if cross-border tunnels are used to attack Israel.

Israeli PM pushes for liberal prayer plan

2016-01-31 17:20

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pushed forward with a far-reaching plan to allow non-Orthodox Jewish prayer at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Elite Israeli soldier jailed for shooting camel

2016-01-27 22:06

An elite Israeli soldier has been jailed and demoted after posting a video of himself shooting a camel from his car while driving on a desert road, the army says. WARNING: The video might upset sensitive viewers.

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