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Israel arrests Palestinians 'planning attack on defence minister'

Jerusalem - Israel arrested six Palestinians suspected of planning attacks targeting Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israelis in the occupied West Bank, security agency Shin Bet said Sunday.

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli

Hebron - A Palestinian stabbed a security guard at the entrance to an Israeli settlement and was shot dead on Wednesday, the army said, in the latest violence in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian kills Israeli near West Bank settlement: police

Nablus - A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli man near a major West Bank settlement on Monday before fleeing the scene, Israeli authorities said.

Cut off by Israeli wall, Palestinian family declares 'republic'

Ramallah - The logic of an Israeli wall north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank appears clear -- on one side Palestinians, on the other the Israeli settlement of Beit El.

Calls for 'revenge' at funeral of Israeli settler killed in attack

Palestinian - Israeli forces set up roadblocks and deployed around a major Palestinian city Wednesday in a manhunt for attackers who shot dead an Israeli settler, sparking calls at his funeral for "revenge".

Israeli forces in manhunt for attackers who killed settler

Jerusalem - Israeli forces set up roadblocks and deployed around a major Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday in a manhunt for attackers who shot dead an Israeli settler.

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement

Palestinian - A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel on Tuesday at the entrance to a West Bank settlement where he had worked, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead, police said.

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement: police

Jerusalem - A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead, police said.

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed: Israel police

Jerusalem - A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the occupied West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead, an Israeli police spokeswoman said.

Palestinian shot dead in West Bank clash with Israelis: ministry

Nablus - A Palestinian youth was shot dead during clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

US warned Israel against annexing West Bank: minister

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that the United States has warned that annexing the West Bank would lead to an "immediate crisis" with President Donald Trump's administration.

US warned Israel against annexing West Bank: minister

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that the United States has warned that annexing the West Bank would lead to an "immediate crisis" with President Donald Trump's administration.

US warned Israel against annexing West Bank: minister

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that the United States has warned that annexing the West Bank would lead to an "immediate crisis" with President Donald Trump's administration.

Israeli Supreme Court puts back settler demolition order

Jerusalem - Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday gave a small group of settlers in the occupied West Bank a brief respite from a demolition order, giving them until March 5 to leave.

Israeli Supreme Court puts back settler demolition order

Jerusalem - Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday gave a small group of settlers in the occupied West Bank a brief respite from a demolition order, giving them until March 5 to leave.

Israeli Supreme Court puts back settler demolition order

Jerusalem - Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday gave a small group of settlers in the occupied West Bank a brief respite from a demolition order, giving them until March 5 to leave.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: medics

Nablus - A Palestinian was shot dead Sunday and five others were wounded by Israeli soldiers at the Jenin camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical sources said.

Israel settlers reject relocation offer as eviction looms

Silwad - Residents of a wildcat Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday rejected a proposal to leave voluntarily, raising fears of violence as an evacuation deadline nears.

Israeli guards shoot Palestinian who did not stop at crossing

Jerusalem - Israeli guards fearful of an attack shot and wounded a Palestinian on Wednesday after she did not stop at a crossing, officials said, the latest incident in an upsurge of violence.

Palestinian tries to stab Israel soldier, shot dead: army

Hebron - A Palestinian teenager tried to stab an Israeli soldier near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday before being shot dead, officials said, the latest death in a flare-up of violence.

'Terrorist' shot after stabbing Israeli soldier: army

Jerusalem - An assailant believed to be Palestinian stabbed and wounded an Israeli officer in a West Bank settlement early Sunday before being shot by forces at the scene, the army said.

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead: army

Jerusalem - A Palestinian armed with a knife charged at Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and was shot dead, the Israeli army said.

Israel reopens Palestinian camp entrance after nearly a month

Palestinian - Israel reopened the main entrance to a Palestinian camp in the occupied West Bank Tuesday after keeping it closed for nearly a month in response to a series of attacks.

Israel border police kill Palestinian in West Bank: Army

Jerusalem - An Israeli border policeman shot dead one Palestinian and wounded another in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday when they drove towards officers, an army spokeswoman said.

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes after attacks

Jerusalem - Israel has approved hundreds of new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, an official said Monday, in a move denounced by UN chief Ban Ki-moon and likely to further raise tensions following a series of Palestinian attacks.

Stabbing at West Bank settlement, attacker shot dead: army

Jerusalem - An attacker stabbed and wounded one person at a Jewish settlement on the outskirts of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday and was shot dead, the Israeli army said.

Israel approves plans for more than 200 new W.Bank settler homes

Jerusalem - Israel has approved plans for more than 200 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, adding to a sharp increase in settlement projects so far this year, Israeli campaigners said Thursday.

Israel approves plans for more than 200 new W.Bank settler homes

Jerusalem - Israel has approved plans for more than 200 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, adding to a sharp increase in settlement projects so far this year, an Israeli NGO said Thursday.

3 Palestinians carry out shooting, car-ramming attacks, shot dead

Jerusalem - Three Palestinians carried out two attacks -- a shooting and a car-ramming -- on Israelis in the southern occupied West Bank on Monday before they were shot dead, the Israeli army said.

Israeli soldier hurt in car attack, Palestinian assailant killed

Jerusalem - A Palestinian woman injured an Israeli soldier in a car-ramming attack in the occupied West Bank on Friday before troops at the scene shot her dead, the army said.
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