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.

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket fire

2015-11-24 08:57

Israel’s army has launched an air raid on the Gaza Strip after Hamas fired a rocket into southern Israel, sources from both sides say, adding that no one was hurt.

A free Palestine doesn't mean no Israeli state - Zuma

2015-11-23 09:09

The SA government's support for a free Palestine does not mean it is against the existence of the state of Israel and the safety of the Israeli nation, President Jacob Zuma says.

Israeli police say stabbing attack wounds 4

2015-11-21 22:37

Police say a stabbing attack in southern Israel has wounded 4 people, 2 of them seriously.

Shooting attack in West Bank wounds 6 Israelis

2015-11-19 21:04

Six Israelis have been wounded in a shooting attack in the West Bank, police say.

Palestinian official: Gaza border deal reached with Egypt

2015-11-17 07:15

A senior Palestinian official says the Palestinian Authority has reached an agreement with Egypt to reopen the Gaza Strip's main border crossing in an arrangement meant to bypass the territory's Hamas rulers.

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.

Blair launches private peace mission

2015-11-13 16:58

The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a private initiative to promote Mideast peace and says his network of contacts will help him.

Israeli army unit storms hospital, kills Palestinian

2015-11-12 10:14

An elite Israeli military force that operates undercover has stormed the al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron and shot dead a 27-year-old Palestinian, the Palestinian ministry of health says.

Clashes erupt in West Bank on Arafat anniversary

2015-11-11 21:54

Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank on the anniversary of the death of their leader, Yasser Arafat.


Palestinian motorist rams vehicle into checkpoint, wounds 3

2015-11-24 12:33

The Israeli military says a Palestinian motorist has rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint, wounding three of them.

Stabbings near Jerusalem market, attackers neutralised - police

2015-11-23 13:58

Two Palestinian women have stabled two Israelis with scissors near a central Jerusalem market before being "neutralised" by security forces, police say.

Israeli woman killed as more violence hits West Bank

2015-11-22 21:03

Attacks involving knives and a car-ramming in the occupied West Bank have left an Israeli woman dead, while all the assailants were killed when security forces and civilians intervened.

Israelis, Palestinians bury dead after surge in violence

2015-11-20 18:02

Israelis and Palestinians have buried their dead after one of the deadliest days in nearly eight weeks of lone wolf violence that is challenging Israeli security thinking.

Zuma defends hosting Hamas leader

2015-11-19 19:32

Hamas has evolved from a group which just wants Israel to disappear, to accepting that they can live side by side with one other, President Jacob Zuma has said in Parliament.

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops - hospital

2015-11-16 11:52

Two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers who came to destroy the home of another Palestinian at Qalandiya between the West Bank town of Ramallah and East Jerusalem, Palestinian hospital sources say.

Israel razes homes of four Palestinian 'attackers'

2015-11-14 21:26

Israeli troops have razed the West Bank homes of four Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, pressing ahead with a controversial policy of punitive demolitions after weeks of deadly unrest.

Israel gets OK to destroy Palestinian homes

2015-11-13 05:43

Israel's supreme court has given the green light to the destruction of five homes belonging to Palestinians accused of taking part in deadly anti-Israeli attacks.

Israel halts EU talks

2015-11-12 07:39

Israel plans to suspend several committee talks and forums with the EU in retaliation for a decision to label products from Israeli settlements in the occupied territories.

Knife attacks end lull in Jerusalem unrest

2015-11-11 11:37

Unrest has returned to Jerusalem after a lull of more than a week with two knife attacks, one near the Old City and another by alleged assailants aged 12 and 14.

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