Palestinians to end boycott of Jerusalem holy site

2017-07-27 12:52

Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest.

Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now

2017-06-01 19:30

President Donald Trump postpones moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, avoiding what would be a provocative decision.

Here's why Israel is the global leader in self-driving cars

2017-03-20 10:43

As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future.

Illegal meat served in top Israeli restaurants

2016-04-05 14:22

Top Israeli restaurants have served meat illegally brought into the country and labelled with false expiry and kosher certificates, police say, announcing arrests linked to a smuggling ring.

Israeli police say kill knife attacker in Jerusalem

2015-10-12 12:26

Israeli police have shot dead a man who tried to stab one of them in East Jerusalem in what appeared to be the latest in a spate of Palestinian street attacks, police say.

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.


Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

2017-07-25 06:39

Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine on Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world.

Trump reviews option to move US embassy to Jerusalem

2017-06-01 06:21

US President Donald Trump will decide whether to renew a legal waiver that delays an eventual move of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

2017-02-27 16:21

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has suspended a Palestinian employee following Israel allegations that he was elected to a leadership position with the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Nigeria fires Cabinet secretaries

2015-11-11 05:34

Nigeria's president has fired government secretaries, signalling the new Cabinet will be streamlined.

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.

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