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IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack in Jerusalem for the first time saying it fatally stabbed an Israeli policewoman outside the walled Old City.

Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

Palestinian movement Hamas has denied that it or any other militant group built a tunnel under two UN schools in Gaza after its discovery drew a strong UN protest.

Arab Israeli killed during clashes with police

Arab Israeli killed during clashes with police

A man was killed during clashes in an Arab city in central Israel late on Monday after protesters attempted to storm a police station, police said.

Palestinian woman stabs Israeli soldier, is shot

Palestinian woman stabs Israeli soldier, is shot

A Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli soldier outside a Jewish settlement in the northern West Bank on Thursday before being shot and critically wounded, the army and medics said.

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Clashes erupt in West Bank as Palestinians mark 'Nakba'

Clashes erupt in West Bank as Palestinians mark 'Nakba'

Palestinians marching to remember those displaced at the time of the 1948 founding of Israel clashed with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Monday, leaving several wounded.

Israeli navy shoots Gaza fisherman after 'blockade breach'

Israeli navy shoots Gaza fisherman after 'blockade breach'

An Israeli patrol boat fired at Palestinian fishermen accused of breaching the blockade off the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, seriously wounding one, officials said.

Palestinians hold local elections in West Bank but not Gaza

Palestinians hold local elections in West Bank but not Gaza

Palestinians held municipal elections on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, a first democratic exercise in years, but one that has also raised tensions between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements.

New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

New Hamas leader Ismail Haniya pledged support for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners on Monday in his first comments since being elected as head of the movement that runs the Gaza Strip.

Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days starting on Saturday to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinians to return home, officials said.

Arab League requests UN probe over Israeli prisons

Arab League requests UN probe over Israeli prisons

The Arab League called Thursday on the United Nations to open an international inquiry in to ‘violations’ against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails as some inmates enter their third week of hunger strikes.

Trump: Israelis, Palestinians appear willing to make peace deal

Trump: Israelis, Palestinians appear willing to make peace deal

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he believes Israelis and Palestinians are both willing to make a peace deal, adding that he does not think it will be as difficult as people thought.