India picks Israel's Spike anti-tank missile over U.S. Javelin - source

NEW DELHI - India has opted to buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, a defence ministry source said on Saturday, rejecting a rival U.S. offer of Javelin missiles that Washington had lobbied hard to win.

U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces 12:25am BST

RAMALLAH West Bank - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation.

Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces at West Bank protest 24 Oct 2014

RAMALLAH West Bank - A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said.


Palestinian driver rams Jerusalem station killing baby 22 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - An Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop, then police shot the driver as he fled, police and a hospital official said.


At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border - Israel 22 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - At least three attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, probably drugs smugglers, were killed after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday and wounded two, the Israeli military said. | Video


Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan 22 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - If there were a heat map showing instability in the Middle East, the area around most of Israel's borders would have turned a steadily deeper shade of red over the past few years.


U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry 21 Oct 2014

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.


Israelis quietly expand enclave in Palestinian district of Jerusalem 20 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - Israeli guards quietly occupied two purchased residential buildings in a Palestinian district of East Jerusalem on Monday, expanding a Jewish settler project in defiance of U.S. criticism.

U.N. questions Israel on Palestinians' rights 20 Oct 2014

GENEVA - U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses and the expansion of Jewish settlements to limited Palestinian access to water and their farmland.

Hamas leader's daughter received medical treatment in Israel - sources 19 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine procedure, two sources familiar with the case said.