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Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed says Israel police

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed says Israel police

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.

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday, in a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.

Palestinian woman stabs, wounds Israeli in Jerusalem: police

Palestinian woman stabs, wounds Israeli in Jerusalem: police

A Palestinian woman stabbed and wounded an Israeli man near an east Jerusalem flashpoint on Saturday, before she was arrested, police said.

Jordanian king backs Palestinian leader in rare visit

Jordanian king backs Palestinian leader in rare visit

Jordan's King Abdullah II offered support to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas during a rare visit Monday to the occupied West Bank following tensions with Israel over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.

Israeli move on Jazeera 'brazen attack on media freedom'

Israeli move on Jazeera 'brazen attack on media freedom'

Israel's decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is "a brazen attack on media freedom", Amnesty International said on Monday.

Turks hold rally to show solidarity with Palestinians

Turks hold rally to show solidarity with Palestinians

Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish party rallied in Istanbul on Sunday to protest measures taken by Israel in Jerusalem and show solidarity with the Palestinians.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army in Gaza

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army in Gaza

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded seven others Friday during clashes near the border fence in Gaza, said the health ministry of the Hamas movement that rules the enclave.

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Israel barred men under 50 from Friday prayers at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, with more clashes feared after Palestinians ended a boycott of the compound and entered for the first time in two weeks.

Muslims enter Jerusalem holy site for first time in two weeks

Muslims enter Jerusalem holy site for first time in two weeks

Palestinians ended a boycott and entered a sensitive Jerusalem holy site for the first time in two weeks Thursday after Israel removed controversial security measures there, potentially ending a crisis that sparked deadly unrest.

Worshippers can return to Al-Aqsa, say Muslim leaders

Worshippers can return to Al-Aqsa, say Muslim leaders

Muslim religious leaders in Jerusalem told worshippers on Thursday that they can once again enter the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshippers should continue a boycott for now.

Al Aqsa: Arab League says Israel 'playing with fire'

Al Aqsa: Arab League says Israel 'playing with fire'

The Arab League on Sunday accused Israel of "playing with fire" with new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site.