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Sudanese man shot after stabbing Israeli soldier has died: Police

Jerusalem - A man who stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli soldier on Sunday in the southern city of Ashkelon before being shot was a Sudanese national who has since died of his wounds, police said.

Two Israelis jailed for burning Palestinian teen alive

Jerusalem - A court sentenced two young Israelis to life and 21 years in prison Thursday for the 2014 burning alive of a Palestinian teenager, a case that has been closely watched at a time of renewed unrest.

Israel blockades West Bank village after Jerusalem attack

Jerusalem - The Israeli army blockaded a village in the northern West Bank on Thursday that it said was home to Palestinian assailants who carried out a deadly attack in Jerusalem, officials said.

Top UN official says war-hit Gaza on 'disastrous trajectory'

Jerusalem - A top UN official helping oversee Gaza's reconstruction following its 2014 war with Israel says the territory is on a "disastrous trajectory," with Israel's blockade and Palestinian divisions hampering recovery.

Jerusalem attack kills policewoman, attackers shot dead

Jerusalem - Three Palestinians armed with rifles, knives and explosives attacked Israeli police outside Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday, killing one officer and wounding another before being shot dead.

Palestinian shot dead after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers: Army

Jerusalem - A Palestinian was shot dead on Monday after trying to stab Israeli soldiers near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israel's army said.

US, UK hacked into Israeli air surveillance: Report

Jerusalem - US and British intelligence agencies for years hacked into Israeli drones carrying out surveillance to prepare for a potential strike on Iran, Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot reported on Friday.

Elite Israeli soldier jailed for shooting camel

Jerusalem - An elite Israeli soldier has been jailed and demoted after posting a video of himself shooting a camel from his car while driving on a desert road, the army said Wednesday.

Israel court rules Palestinian hunger striker to stay in jail

Jerusalem - A hunger-striking Palestinian journalist will remain in jail despite warnings over his deteriorating health, Israel's top court ruled on Wednesday.

Israel releases Eichmann plea letter on Holocaust day

Jerusalem - Israel made public on Wednesday a decades-old handwritten plea from Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann for clemency for his role in the Holocaust, dated just two days before he was executed.

Israel PM says UN's Ban 'encouraging terror'

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday accused the UN chief of "encouraging terror" after Ban Ki-moon spoke of Palestinian frustration at Israel's occupation and said it was natural to resist.

Israel's Peres released from hospital after heart arrhythmia

Jerusalem - Former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was released from hospital Tuesday, his office said, two days after he was rushed there with chest pains and an irregular heartbeat.

Israel's Peres hospitalised for 'irregular heartbeat': office

Jerusalem - Former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was rushed to hospital on Sunday after feeling chest pains and being diagnosed with an "irregular heartbeat", a spokeswoman said.

Netanyahu supports 'settlement at any time' after Hebron incident

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed strong support Sunday for Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank as he faced pressure from hardline right-wing members of his coalition over an incident in Hebron.

Palestinian teen tries to stab security guard, shot dead: Police

Jerusalem - A Palestinian teenage girl tried to stab an Israeli guard at a West Bank settlement on Saturday but was shot dead, police said, in the third settlement attack in a week.

Israeli Holocaust survivor could be world's oldest man: Guinness

Jerusalem - An Israeli Holocaust survivor may be the world's oldest man at 112, Guinness World Records said Thursday, providing he can find the documents to prove it.

Businesses in Israeli settlements 'contribute to rights abuses'

Jerusalem - Companies operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank contribute to "an inherently unlawful and abusive system" violating Palestinian rights and should halt activity there, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Escalation feared after Israeli settlements stabbings

Jerusalem - Two knife attacks inside Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including the fatal stabbing of a woman in her home, boosted tensions Monday after months of violence and raised fears of an escalation.

Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons: Netanyahu

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Sunday that Israel would not allow it to obtain nuclear weapons, after sanctions were lifted under Tehran's historic nuclear deal with global powers.

Israeli NGOs under pressure from 'chilling' bill

Jerusalem - A new Israeli bill targeting leftwing NGOs has prompted comparisons with the climate of hatred two decades ago and drawn criticism from rights groups, Washington and the European Union.
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