CORRECTED - Palestinian who stabbed Israeli soldier shot dead - army


JERUSALEM An Israeli soldier on Wednesday shot dead a Palestinian motorist who had stabbed him and threw rocks from his car at a military vehicle in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army said.

Mass protests in West Bank city after Palestinian detainee dies

NABLUS, West Bank Nablus, the second largest city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, was gripped by violent protests on Tuesday after the death of a Palestinian detainee shortly after he was seized by Palestinian security forces.

World, 23 Aug 2016

Water shortages hit West Bank Palestinians, provoking war of words

HEBRON, West Bank At the peak of a searing summer, Palestinians living in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank are suffering from severe water shortages, prompting a war of words between Palestinian and Israeli officials over who is responsible.

World, 23 Aug 2016

Gaza militant rocket hits Israel, Israel responds with air strikes, shells

JERUSALEM Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that landed in the Israeli border town of Sderot on Sunday and Israeli aircraft and tanks responded by shelling the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun, the army and police said.

World, Aerospace & Defence, 22 Aug 2016

Turkish parliament approves deal ending rift with Israel

ISTANBUL Turkey's parliament approved a reconciliation agreement signed with Israel in June which has brought to an end a six-year rift between the two regional powers, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. | Video

World, 20 Aug 2016

West Bank youth killed in clash with Israeli troops - Palestinians

RAMALLAH, West Bank A Palestinian youth was killed on Tuesday and dozens of protesters were injured during clashes with Israeli troops at the Fawwar refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

World, 16 Aug 2016

Israel says U.N. aid used by Hamas

JERUSALEM Israel accused Hamas militants on Tuesday of siphoning off U.N. aid meant for Palestinian civilians, its second allegation this month of misuse of international relief funds in the Gaza Strip.

World, 09 Aug 2016

Palestinian denies funnelling charity money to Hamas - lawyer

GAZA A Palestinian representative of U.S.-based Christian charity World Vision denies Israeli allegations that he funnelled millions of dollars in aid money to the Islamist militant group Hamas, his lawyer said on Sunday.

World, 07 Aug 2016

Israel accuses World Vision's Gaza representative of funding Hamas

ASHKELON, Israel Israel accused U.S.-based Christian relief group World Vision's Gaza representative on Thursday of funnelling millions of dollars in aid money to Hamas, charges that the Islamist militant group denied and the charity voiced scepticism over.

World, 04 Aug 2016

U.S., Israel narrow differences for new talks on defence aid

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM The United States and Israel have narrowed their differences over what could be decisive negotiations this week to seal a multibillion-dollar military aid package for Washington’s top Middle East ally, officials said on Monday.

World, 02 Aug 2016