World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 26, 2015
A Palestinian tried to stab Israeli border police in the northern West Bank today but was shot and killed before harming anyone, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Jerusalem today for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a bid to ease weeks of bloodshed, but hopes for a breakthrough are faint a day after four people were killed.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
A 16-year-old Palestinian was shot dead by police today after she used scissors to stab and slightly wound a man on a busy street in downtown Jerusalem, Israeli authorities said, as an eight-week-old wave of violence showed no signs of abating.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 23, 2015
Two Palestinian women stabbed two Israelis with scissors near a central Jerusalem market today before being "neutralised" by security forces, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 22, 2015
An Israeli was stabbed in the West Bank south of Jerusalem on Sunday and the Palestinian attacker was shot dead afterward, Israeli police said, with the female victim reported in serious condition.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 21, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet next week with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in the region to try to stop ongoing violence, although senior US official insisted it was not a renewed effort to broker a peace accord.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday November 21, 2015
Iranian media are reporting that thousands of paramilitary forces from the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard have held a war game simulating the capture of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque from Israeli control.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 20, 2015
At least one attacker opened fire from a car then crashed into a group of pedestrians near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, leaving nine people wounded, police and the army said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 19, 2015
The family of an Israeli transgender woman is seeking to stop the cremation of her body after her suicide, arguing it offends their ultra-Orthodox beliefs even though it was specified in her will.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Israel banned the radical wing of the Islamic Movement today, accusing it of fomenting violence at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound that has escalated into weeks of deadly unrest.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Alleged Palestinian assailants carried out two knife attacks in Jerusalem today, police said, as a wave of unrest in Israel and the Palestinian territories returned to the city after a lull.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 9, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group next week, the Foreign Ministry said today, amid tensions between China and the Philippines over the disputed South China Sea.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 8, 2015
A Palestinian woman stabbed a security guard near a West Bank settlement today and was shot by the victim, the Israeli police and army said, in the second alleged attack of the day.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 29, 2015
An Israeli Arab who was shot and wounded when suspected of trying to carry out a knife attack staged the incident in a suicidal bid to get Israeli soldiers to shoot her, the justice ministry said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 29, 2015
A month ago, you couldn't get a table in Abu Shukri's hummus restaurant. Tucked in a backstreet of the Old City, off the Via Dolorosa, the place has long been regarded as the best hummus joint in the Holy Land.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today condemned a visit by an Arab-Israeli lawmaker to Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa, saying such visits are bound to incite more tensions.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
An Israeli court on Tuesday ordered the jailing of a firebrand cleric whose Islamist group has been accused of inciting a wave of violence over Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled today to contain inflammatory rhetoric from his government over Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, at the heart of a wave of deadly Palestinian unrest.
World News | William Booth and Ruth Eglash, The Washington Post | Tuesday October 27, 2015
For the past month - during a wave of Palestinian attacks on Jews and harsh Israeli responses - the two have worked side by side.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised the possibility of revoking benefits and travel rights of some Palestinians living in East Jerusalem in response to a wave of Palestinian violence, a government official said on Monday,
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 25, 2015
A Palestinian car in east Jerusalem was torched and racist slogans were scrawled on it early today, police said, in what bore the hallmarks of a Jewish extremist hate attack.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 24, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry today sketched out steps, including Israeli-Jordanian video surveillance, he hopes may ease tensions over a Jerusalem site holy to Muslims and Jews, after weeks of violence in which dozens have died.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 24, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed today with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah II of Jordan the situation in Jerusalem and ways to restore calm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 24, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced today that Israel and Jordan had agreed on new measures for Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, including 24-hour security cameras.