As the funeral is held for Palestinian minister without portfolio Ziad Abu Ein in Ramallah, the cause of the 55-year-old's death during a confrontation with Israeli security forces is disputed.
A Palestinian minister has died following a confrontation with Israeli troops at a West Bank protest. Palestinian medics say he died from inhaling
A Palestinian minister has died following a confrontation with Israeli troops at a West Bank protest. The images in the video above were filmed at
Israel's Knesset votes to dissolve itself ahead of a March general election following the sacking of two government ministers
Speaking at the annual US-Israel Saban Forum in Washington, US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Tel Aviv that "the status quo between the Israelis and the Palestinians is not sustainable'.
Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas near the
The Eilat-Ashkelon crude oil pipeline ruptured overnight on Wednesday, spilling millions of litres of crude oil into rivers and streams and through the Evrona nature reserve.
A police spokeswomen said that a 16-year-old Palestinian boy stabbed two people believed to be Israelis before being shot by an off-duty security guar
Israelis will head back to the polls on March 17 in early elections triggered by a crisis in the coalition government. Having only taken office last
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sacked two of his ministers and announced he wants to dissolve parliament “as soon as possible”
The French parliament’s vote in favour of a Palestinian state is not binding on the French government, but like other votes in Europe it will be
An eight-year-old Palestinian girl is opposing the Israeli occupation of her West Bank village – with a mobile telephone. Jana Tamimi makes news
A divided Israeli cabinet has approved a controversial law which opponents say will reserve ‘national rights’ for Jews and not for
There is anger in Gaza after the first deadly Israeli shooting there since a 50-day war ended in August.
A Palestinian man has been shot dead near
The mayor of Israeli city Ashkelon, Itamar Shimoni, has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab-Israeli workers in his city. That has prompted
Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy united in prayer outside Kehillat Bnei Torah Synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem in which four worshippers and a
Dozens of police officers clashed with Palestinians on Tuesday (November 18) in the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabel Mukaber before they were seen
Israeli forces have stormed the Jabal Mukaber neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to respond
US Secretary of State John Kerry joined with his host in London the British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond in condemnation of the deadly attack on
Who are the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades, the group reported to be behind Tuesday’s attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem?
The group is the military wing
Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police
Palestinians clashed with Israeli police on Monday (November 17) at Israel’s West Bank security barrier near the town of Abu Dis.
Police said the
In southern Gaza near the Israeli border, bulldozers are at work, levelling the land before the rainy season arrives.
Half of Gaza’s agricultural