Six killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widens


GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fuelled talk of a new uprising against Israel. | Video

Netanyahu offered vague terms for West Bank withdrawal - former U.S. negotiator 09 Oct 2015

- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the United States five years ago that Israel could withdraw from most of the West Bank if his country’s security needs were met, former U.S. Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross recounts in a book to be published next week.

Israel, Iran trade barbs at U.N. disarmament panel meeting 09 Oct 2015

UNITED NATIONS - Israel and Iran exchanged sharp criticisms at a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee on Friday, accusing each other of being a major destabilising force in the Middle East.

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians in protest at Gaza fence - medics 09 Oct 2015

GAZA - Israeli troops fired across the border into Gaza on Friday, killing four Palestinians and wounding at least a dozen others who were throwing stones during a rally in support of protests in Jerusalem, hospital officials in Gaza said.


No quick fix for latest 'wave of terror' - Israel's Netanyahu 08 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday there was no quick fix for a spate of Palestinian "lone-wolf" attacks that the Jewish state has faced in recent days. | Video

Israel says Facebook, YouTube videos encouraging Palestinian attacks 08 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - Israel said on Thursday it had asked Facebook and YouTube to remove videos it says have been encouraging Palestinian violence against Israelis in the past week.


Netanyahu cancels German visit as violence spreads across Israel 07 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister cancelled a visit to Germany on Wednesday after a spate of attacks that included the stabbing of an Israeli soldier by a suspected Palestinian militant who police said was then shot dead by special forces. | Video

After Syria coordination talks with Israel, Russia beckons to Turkey, U.S. 07 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - Russia ended high-level military talks with Israel on Wednesday with a call on other countries, including a suspicious United States and aggrieved Turkey, to coordinate operations in Syria.


Palestinian woman stabs Israeli near Jerusalem holy site - police 07 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - An 18-year-old Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli near a contested shrine in Jerusalem on Wednesday and was then shot and wounded by the injured man, Israeli police said, the third knife attack in the city in less than a week. | Video


Israel razes homes of Palestinian militants in Jerusalem 06 Oct 2015

JERUSALEM - Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian militants and sealed off part of a third in Jerusalem on Tuesday, in a crackdown launched by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after four Israelis were killed in Palestinian attacks.