Israeli guards escape charges in 'attack' shooting

2016-10-26 22:16

Israeli prosecutors have decided to close the files of two guards who shot dead Palestinian sibling "attackers" at a crossing between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.

Israel's next Gaza war will be 'last'

2016-10-24 21:03

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said in an interview with a Palestinian newspaper that Israel's next war with Gaza militants would be their last.

Israeli police defend officers after video emerges of shooting

2016-10-20 20:27

Israeli police have defended officers who shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian accused of trying to stab them, after video emerged appearing to show them fire at her on the ground.

Palestinians push for UN membership and against settlements

2016-10-14 08:51

The Palestinians say they are sounding out members of the UN Security Council on a new resolution demanding a halt to Israeli settlement building and on prospects for becoming a full member of the UN.

Deadly shooting rampage puts Israel on alert ahead of holiday

2016-10-10 22:39

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a deadly shooting rampage in Jerusalem raised fears of a surge in violence during this week's Yom Kippur holiday, police say.

Fears of upsurge in violence as 2 killed in Jerusalem

2016-10-09 17:03

A Palestinian has opened fire from a car in Jerusalem and again as Israeli police chased him, killing an officer and a woman, officials say, as fears grew of a new spike in violence.

Palestinian local polls delayed for up to four months

2016-10-04 16:47

The Palestinian government has decided to delay municipal elections for up to four months after the high court ruled they should be held only in the West Bank and not in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza's legion of war-wounded battle to forge new lives

2016-09-27 20:26

Every time he hears a loud noise, Imed al-Firi hides his healthy leg under a cushion - a reflex he developed after the summer of 2014, when Israeli tank fire struck his Gaza home and robbed him of his right leg.

Israeli official: Gaza underground wall to be done in months

2016-09-25 22:17

A senior Israeli military official says a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza border to defend against Hamas tunnels should be completed in a matter of months.

Lebanon says ISIS suspect arrested at refugee camp

2016-09-22 22:16

Lebanese security forces have arrested a Palestinian at a refugee camp on suspicion he had links to the Islamic State jihadist group and has been planning bomb attacks, the military said.


Israeli forces could have avoided killings - report

2016-10-25 18:54

Reviews of shootings in which Israeli security forces killed a knife-wielding Palestinian and another throwing stones found the use of deadly violence could have been avoided, public radio reports.

Israeli forces hit Gaza after rocket launch

2016-10-24 16:20

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

Unesco adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution

2016-10-18 16:22

Unesco's executive board has approved a resolution that Israel says denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem.

Israel shuts West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday

2016-10-11 15:11

Israeli authorities have barred Palestinians from entering the country from the occupied West Bank or the Gaza Strip ahead of the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the army says.

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

2016-10-10 17:32

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a shooting rampage in Jerusalem killed two people and wounded five others, police said.

SA woman detained in Israel released

2016-10-06 22:50

The South African woman Israeli authorities “kidnapped” and detained while on a humanitarian mission to Gaza has been released, the international relations department said.

Two-thirds of Israelis don't expect peace deal: poll

2016-10-02 14:42

Almost two-thirds of Israelis believe there will never be a peace agreement with the Palestinians, according to the results of an opinion poll published on Sunday.

Trump says he'll recognise Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided' capital

2016-09-26 09:01

Donald Trump has pledged to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he is elected president after meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel increases interrogations of Gazan travellers

2016-09-23 08:24

An Israeli advocacy group is reporting a sharp jump in the number of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip who have been summoned for questioning by Israeli security agents as a condition for leaving the blockaded territory.

Israel boosting security for Jewish holidays

2016-09-19 07:42

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is boosting security ahead of the upcoming Jewish high holidays after the past few days saw a surge in violence.

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