Jerusalem


Palestinian driver deliberately killed Israeli - police

2015-04-18 19:55

A Palestinian driver deliberately rammed his car into a Jerusalem bus stop this week and killed an Israeli man in a "horrible attack", police chief Yohanan Danino said on Saturday.

Pope calls for courageous decisions after synagogue slaying

2014-11-19 14:17

Pope Francis has slammed the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and urged Israeli and Palestinians to take the “courageous decision” needed to achieve reconciliation.

7 wounded in Jerusalem synagogue, 2 attackers killed

2014-11-18 09:22

Two assailants who entered a synagogue in Jerusalem and fired on worshippers, wounding at least seven, have been shot dead, police say.

Abbas accuses Israel of religious war

2014-11-11 18:52

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.

Police kill Palestinian after Jerusalem car attack wounds 10

2014-11-05 14:42

A Palestinian driver has been shot dead by Jerusalem police after deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of pedestrians, wounding 10, one of them critically, police and medics say.

Palestinians want urgent session on Israeli settlements

2014-10-28 15:57

Palestinian officials say they would push for an “urgent session” of the UN Security Council, a bid to stop an Israeli plan to build 1 000 new flats in East Jerusalem.

Israel police on alert after Jerusalem clashes

2014-10-24 17:17

Israel has deployed police in force in Jerusalem for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.

Gaza vows to rearm

2014-08-29 22:27

Thousands of militants have paraded in the besieged Gaza Strip defiantly saying they will rearm as the prospects of a final deal on a long-term Israel-Hamas truce looked shaky.

Israel finance minister suspends settlement funds

2014-02-02 22:55

Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid has decided to suspend the transfer of public funds to West Bank settlements pending a probe into their alleged misuse, his office says.

David Arquette has bar mitzvah

2012-06-12 07:29

David Arquette has gotten more than he bargained for during his first trip to Israel - a bar mitzvah ceremony at the Western Wall, the holiest place for Jews to pray.

 

Israel cops: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews

2014-11-24 15:42

Israeli police say three young Israelis have attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem, adding however, that the unidentified youth is in good condition in a hospital.

Jerusalem attack act of pure terror – Kerry

2014-11-18 11:31

US Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned an attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed four Israelis as an “act of pure terror and senseless brutality”.

Kerry, Abbas meet as Israeli-Palestinian tensions soar

2014-11-13 14:10

US Secretary of State John Kerry has met Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas in Jordan for talks aimed at calming a wave of violence gripping Israel and occupied territories.

Israel tightens security after Palestinian car attack

2014-11-06 12:40

Israel has stepped up security along the Jerusalem light rail tracks after a deadly Palestinian car attack targeted passengers waiting at a station for the second time in a fortnight.

Heavy clashes at flashpoint Jerusalem mosque compound

2014-11-05 13:39

Israeli police have clashed with stone-throwing Palestinians inside Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound after Jewish nationalists announced plans to visit the site.

Jordan requests UN meeting over Israeli settlements

2014-10-28 10:41

Jordan has requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Israeli plans to build more Jewish settlements in Arab east Jerusalem, diplomats say.

Jerusalem police vow 'zero tolerance' after attack

2014-10-23 12:34

Jerusalem police have vowed “zero tolerance” towards any violence as they fanned out across the city after a baby was killed in a car attack on a crowd by a Palestinian.

Spate of hate attacks as Israel ups security for Pope

2014-05-09 15:08

Vandals have sprayed anti-Christian graffiti on a Jerusalem church, despite Israeli police stepping up security around religious sites ahead of a visit by Pope Francis later this month.

Ancient biblical artifacts go online

2012-12-19 14:36

More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel has put 5 000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.

Victims of France shooting buried

2012-03-21 14:19

Three Jewish children and a rabbi shot dead at a Jewish school in France have been buried in Jerusalem in a funeral where one Israeli official said the attack was inspired by "wild animals made crazy by their hatred".

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