SA student recalls horror detention in Israel

2016-11-28 21:50

A Wits University student travelling to a Palestinian youth camp suffered humiliation at the hands of Israeli border officials and was deported to South Africa without explanation over the weekend she says.

Palestinian given 18yrs' for stabbings

2016-11-21 21:58

A Palestinian youth who stabbed and wounded two Israelis in October 2015 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, an Israeli court says.

Palestinian wounds 3 Israeli soldiers, shot dead

2016-10-31 22:28

A Palestinian gunman opened fire at Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank wounding three of them before being shot dead.

Israel wasn't ready for 2014 Gaza war - army official

2016-10-30 15:27

Israel should have better prepared for Hamas's use of tunnels in the 2014 Gaza war, a senior army official has said ahead of the release of a key report on the conflict.

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.


Trump: I'd love to make Israel-Palestine peace deal

2016-11-23 13:06

Incoming US president could appoint son-in-law to broker a deal between the two parties after taking over.

Palestinian teens sentenced to jail over knife attacks

2016-11-08 05:38

An Israeli court sentenced three Palestinian teenagers to more than a decade in prison for stabbing Israelis, including a 14-year-old.

Israeli police: Palestinian driver killed after car attack

2016-10-30 21:43

Israeli police say a Palestinian driver has rammed a car into a group of officers, injuring three, before he was shot dead.

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.

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