The Israeli government has given the green light for the planning of more than 1,000 new Jewish settler homes in annexed Arab east Jerusalem
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Oct. 24 for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
A Palestinian rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Oct. 22, killing a baby and injuring six other people in what Israeli police said was a 'hit-and-run terror attack'
Israel on Wednesday reassured Jordan that it would not allow Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, after reports of a possible change raised concerns in the Arab world.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sought to calm fresh tensions with Washington on Oct. 19 as he began a five-day trip to the United States.
Two senior Israeli government ministers lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry on Oct. 17 over remarks he made linking the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the growth of Islamic extremism.
Kerry also called for a renewed commitment to achieving peace in the Middle East during a Gaza reconstruction conference
The socioeconomic cabinet on Oct. 5 approved the proposal, which aims to sell off stakes in Israel's electric company, water provider, railway, post office and defence contractors and pay down the national debt
The Israeli foreign ministry on Monday summoned Sweden's ambassador to protest over Stockholm's declared intention to recognise a Palestinian state.
The European Union has condemned an Israeli plan to build 2,610 new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, calling it “highly detrimental” to diplomatic efforts for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
US anger at new Israeli settlements and Israel's skepticism over American nuclear diplomacy with Iran stirred new discord Wednesday between Obama and Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to New York on Sept. 28, vowing to expose 'slander and lies' laid out by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in his U.N. speech
Israeli troops killed two Palestinians early Sept. 23 it had named as suspects in the June murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, the army said
Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in New York on Thursday. She was 81.
Vital humanitarian aid was arriving in Gaza Thursday as residents began rebuilding their lives following a devastating 50-day war between Israel and Hamas that experts say left no winners.
The Palestinians have reached agreement with Israel on a "permanent" ceasefire for the Gaza Strip, a senior official told AFP on Aug. 26.
A day after the Islamic State group, also known as ISIL or ISIS, posted the video of journalist James Foley's killing, Netanyahu debuted his latest catchphrase: 'Hamas is ISIS. ISIS is Hamas'
Violence reverberated across Gaza on Monday with four Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt proposed a new ceasefire that would open key crossings into the blockaded territory.
An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his ministers on Sunday that the military campaign against Gaza militants would continue until peace is restored to southern Israel.
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