Hamas praises Jerusalem bus bomber as 'martyr'

2016-04-21 12:21

The Islamic militant group Hamas is praising a Palestinian as a "martyr" for carrying out a bus bombing that injured about 20 people in Jerusalem this week

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing 2

2016-02-13 18:50

The Israeli military says a knife-wielding Palestinian has attacked an Israeli soldier, wounding him and a Palestinian bystander before she was shot dead.

Palestinians urge Oscar nominees to reject free Israel trip

2016-02-10 13:39

Palestinians are urging Oscar nominees to decline a free trip to the Holy Land sponsored by the Israeli government.

Gaza tunnel collapse kills two Hamas militants

2016-02-03 13:34

The collapse of a tunnel in the Gaza Strip has killed two militants from Hamas's armed wing, officials say, as concern grows in Israel over the rebuilding of tunnels that can be used for attacks.

8 Hamas men missing after Gaza tunnel collapse

2016-01-27 13:09

Eight members of the militant group Hamas were missing after the collapse of a tunnel in the Gaza Strip caused by rain and flooding, a security source says.

Ban asks Israel to freeze settlement-building

2016-01-26 21:42

The UN secretary general says progress toward peace between Israel and the Palestinians requires that Israel freeze its settlement-building

Israel indicts extremists for deadly arson attack on Palestinians

2016-01-03 14:44

Two Jewish extremists have been charged for a deadly West Bank arson attack on the home of a Palestinian family in July that helped reignite a fresh cycle of violence.

In Israel, former ultra-Orthodox Jews demand basic education

2015-12-22 13:14

Israel's cloistered but politically powerful ultra-Orthodox community has for decades maintained a separate education system, where boys and girls study holy texts and secular studies take a distant back seat.

PLO: Press Israel to make peace or watch ISIS grow

2015-12-11 20:50

Islamic State will assume the moral leadership of the Arab world if Israel does not stop crushing Palestinians' hopes of statehood, a senior PLO official has warned.

Trump tries to woo Jewish voters with plan to meet Netanyahu

2015-12-04 08:53

The billionaire Republican frontrunner for president, Donald Trump, has attempted to woo Jewish voters by saying he planned soon to meet Israel's prime minister in the holy land.


2 Palestinians stab Israeli soldier, then are shot, killed

2016-03-24 11:54

The Israeli military says two Palestinians stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli soldier before troops shot and killed the pair.

Hamas says Egypt has opened border crossing

2016-02-13 12:47

The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza says Egypt has opened its border with the territory for two days.

Hamas says it executed one of its own for spying

2016-02-07 21:41

The armed wing of Hamas says it has executed one of its members, with sources calling him a senior official accused of spying for Israel.

Netanyahu warns Gaza militants against attacking

2016-02-01 12:05

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Hamas that his country will retaliate with 'greater force' than deployed in the 2014 Gaza war if cross-border tunnels are used to attack Israel.

Israeli PM: Ban 'encouraging terror'

2016-01-27 05:27

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the UN chief of "encouraging terror" after Ban Ki-moon spoke of Palestinian frustration at Israel's occupation and said it is natural to resist.

Police kill Tel Aviv gunman in shoot-out

2016-01-08 21:59

Israeli police say the Tel Aviv shooter who shot dead three people at a bar last week, has been killed in a shootout with police.

Massive manhunt for gunman who killed two at Tel Aviv bar

2016-01-02 07:28

Israeli police are hunting door-to-door for an Arab-Israeli gunman that fired into a busy bar in central Tel Aviv, killing two people and wounding at least six.

Clashes erupt during Israeli army raid, 2 attackers killed

2015-12-16 13:32

Clashes have erupted after Israeli soldiers raided a refugee camp near Ramallah and shot dead two Palestinians who sought to ram their cars into troops.

2 Israelis stabbed in Hebron, attacker killed

2015-12-09 15:57

Two Israelis have been stabbed in Hebron in the occupied West Bank, with one of them seriously wounded, and the Palestinian attacker was shot dead, the Israeli police and army say.

2 Israelis convicted of burning alive a Palestinian teen

2015-11-30 12:39

A Jerusalem court has convicted 2 Israeli minors of the kidnapping and burning alive of a Palestinian teenager in the run-up to last year's Gaza war, while a third defendant's mental state will be evaluated.

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