Israeli troops kill Palestinian suspected of throwing rocks at them - army

JERUSALEM Israeli troops on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian whom they suspected had thrown rocks at them as they patrolled a main West Bank road, the military said.

Netanyahu tells settlers of worries of possible U.S. action at U.N.

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday expressed concern that U.S. President Barack Obama, during the final days of his term in office, might take diplomatic steps that could harm the fate of Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

World, 20 Oct 2016

Israeli forces kill Palestinian assailant in West Bank - police

JERUSALEM Israeli forces on Wednesday shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian woman who police said had advanced towards them with a knife in her hand at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.

World, 19 Oct 2016

Israeli raid victims fear Turkish court to halt case - lawyer

ISTANBUL Victims of an Israeli raid that killed 10 people in 2010 on an aid flotilla fear a Turkish court is set to halt a case brought by them because of a deal to restore ties between Israel and Turkey, a lawyer representing the victims said on Monday.

World, 17 Oct 2016

UNESCO vote on Jerusalem site angers Israel

PARIS UNESCO member states have renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a Jerusalem holy site, a European diplomatic source said, angering Israel's government by also referring to the area only by its Muslim names.

World, 14 Oct 2016

Israel, Turkey deepen energy ties as relations resume after 6-yr rupture

ISTANBUL Israel and Turkey agreed to deepen cooperation in the energy sector on Thursday, taking a further step towards normalising ties with the first Israeli ministerial visit to Turkey since a breakdown six years ago.

World, 13 Oct 2016

Palestinian president pardons officer jailed for criticising him over Peres

GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday pardoned a military officer sentenced to a year in jail for criticising him for attending the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, an official said.

World, 12 Oct 2016

Palestinian kills two people in Jerusalem, then shot dead - police

JERUSALEM A Palestinian who was due to begin a prison term in Israel next week went on a shooting spree on Sunday, killing a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem before being shot dead by police, medical and law enforcement officials said. | Video

World, 09 Oct 2016

U.S. government condemns new Israeli plan on settlements

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM The United States sharply criticized Israel on Wednesday over plans to build a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank that it said would damage prospects for peace with the Palestinians and contradicted assurances made to Washington. | Video

World, 06 Oct 2016

Israeli aircraft attack Hamas in Gaza after rocket hits Israeli town

GAZA Israeli aircraft attacked Palestinian militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, wounding at least one person, witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the enclave hit an Israeli border town.

World, Aerospace & Defence, 05 Oct 2016