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Mass protests in West Bank city after Palestinian detainee dies

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NABLUS, West Bank Nablus, the second largest city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, was gripped by violent protests on Tuesday after the death of a Palestinian detainee shortly after he was seized by Palestinian security forces.

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Water shortages hit West Bank Palestinians, provoking war of words 23 Aug 2016

HEBRON, West Bank At the peak of a searing summer, Palestinians living in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank are suffering from severe water shortages, prompting a war of words between Palestinian and Israeli officials over who is responsible.

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Gaza militant rocket hits Israel, Israel responds with air strikes, shells 22 Aug 2016

JERUSALEM Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that landed in the Israeli border town of Sderot on Sunday and Israeli aircraft and tanks responded by shelling the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun, the army and police said. | Video

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Turkish parliament approves deal ending rift with Israel 20 Aug 2016

ISTANBUL Turkey's parliament approved a reconciliation agreement signed with Israel in June which has brought to an end a six-year rift between the two regional powers, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. | Video

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West Bank youth killed in clash with Israeli troops-Palestinians 16 Aug 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank A Palestinian youth was killed on Tuesday and dozens of protesters were injured during clashes with Israeli troops at the Fawwar refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

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Republicans seek Trump presidency votes in Israel 15 Aug 2016

JERUSALEM The Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party began a campaign on Monday to get American voters living in Israel to cast absentee ballots in favour of Donald Trump.

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Swiss court backs Iran in decades-old oil row with Israel 11 Aug 2016

ZURICH Switzerland's highest court has ordered Israel to pay Iran around $1.1 billion plus interest in a decades-old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline company predating the 1979 Islamic revolution which made the countries enemies.

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Israel says U.N. aid used by Hamas 09 Aug 2016

JERUSALEM Israel accused Hamas militants on Tuesday of siphoning off U.N. aid meant for Palestinian civilians, its second allegation this month of misuse of international relief funds in the Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian denies funnelling charity money to Hamas - lawyer 07 Aug 2016

GAZA A Palestinian representative of U.S.-based Christian charity World Vision denies Israeli allegations that he funnelled millions of dollars in aid money to the Islamist militant group Hamas, his lawyer said on Sunday.

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Israel accuses World Vision's Gaza representative of funding Hamas 04 Aug 2016

ASHKELON, Israel Israel accused U.S.-based Christian relief group World Vision's Gaza representative on Thursday of funnelling millions of dollars in aid money to Hamas, charges that the Islamist militant group denied and the charity voiced scepticism over.