Israel on Oct.6 demolished the homes of two Palestinians behind attacks and sealed off a room in another, the army said, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged an iron fist against mounting unrest.
Russian military officials were to hold talks with their Israeli counterparts in Tel Aviv on Oct. 6 after the countries' leaders agreed to establish a mechanism to avoid accidental clashes in Syria.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged "a fight to the death against Palestinian terror" as clashes spread after two deadly attacks, while Jerusalem's Old City was closed to Palestinians for a second day Oct.5.
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Oct.4 as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
Israel's security cabinet on Sept.24 broadened the rules under which stone-throwers can be targeted by live fire, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said.
The Israeli school year has begun, but thousands of children from the Arab minority who attend Christian schools are still on summer vacation because of a strike to protest cuts in government funding that critics say amount to discrimination.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned on Sept.22 of the risk of a new intifada after clashes last week at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and with tensions rising as Jews and Muslims celebrate major religious holidays.
Syria said on Sept.22 it has received sophisticated new arms from Russia, including warplanes, and deployed them against jihadists, amid signs Moscow is readying a direct role in its ally's war.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Europe is deeply divided over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on a plan to avoid “misunderstandings” in Syria amid an apparent military build-up by Moscow to support President Bashar al-Assad
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
When two global superpowers decide to end a war, it happens. It looks like this will be the outcome in Syria after Russia’s latest overture.
The UN Security Council appealed for calm and restraint Sept. 17 after three days of clashes this week at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound between Israeli police and Muslim protesters
US President Barack Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Nov. 9 -- their first meeting after a deep row over the Iranian nuclear deal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sept.16 announced a toughening of the penalties for stone throwers following a third day of clashes in and around Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
U.S. President Barack Obama achieved perhaps the greatest foreign policy victory of his six years in office on Sept.10, when a Republican-backed effort to kill the Iran nuclear agreement was narrowly blocked in the U.S. Senate, clearing the way for the deal's implementation.
The United Nations is expected on Sept.10 to allow the Palestinians to raise their flag at its headquarters in New York in a symbolic move highlighting Palestinian aspirations for statehood.
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Sept. 9 that she has spent years trying to convince Israeli to apologize to Turkey for a deadly attack on an aid flotilla to Gaza in 2010
The mother of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who was killed when suspected Jewish extremists firebombed his house, succumbed to her injuries at night on Sept.6, said the Israeli hospital where she was cared for.
Israel’s prime minister has said his country is not indifferent to the plight of migrants and refugees flooding Europe, but that Israel is too vulnerable to absorb them
Israel has highly commended Feridun Sinirlioğlu as a chance for Ankara to have a high-skill diplomat as foreign minister
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