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Netanyahu dismisses 'rigged' Paris peace conference

Netanyahu dismisses 'rigged' Paris peace conference

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday dismissed as ‘rigged’ this weekend's Middle East peace conference in Paris, with his government refusing to play any role in the meeting.

Israeli Arabs strike in protest at house demolitions

Israeli Arabs strike in protest at house demolitions

Arabs across Israel closed businesses and schools on Wednesday in a one-day strike to protest against the demolition of Arab homes built without the required, but hard-to-get, permits.

Israel buries soldiers killed in truck-ramming attack

Israel buries soldiers killed in truck-ramming attack

Hundreds of Israelis attended funerals Monday for four soldiers killed when a Palestinian rammed a truck into troops visiting a popular tourist site in a stark reminder of tensions despite a recent lull in violence.

Israel strikes back after UN settlement vote

Israel strikes back after UN settlement vote

Israel on Sunday summoned representatives of states that supported a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement activity, while cutting civilian coordination with Palestinians by way of rebuke.

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Israeli tanks strike Gaza base after border shooting

Israeli tanks fired shells at a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip on Monday after troops were shot at on the border with the Palestinian territory, the army said.

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli police, shot dead

Palestinian tries to stab Israeli police, shot dead

An 18-year-old Palestinian threatened Israeli border police with a knife at a flashpoint junction in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and was shot dead, Israeli authorities said.

Palestinian given 18 years' jail for stabbings

Palestinian given 18 years' jail for stabbings

A Palestinian youth who stabbed and wounded two Israelis in October 2015 was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Monday, an Israeli court said.

Palestinians denounce Israel bill to legalise settler homes

Palestinians denounce Israel bill to legalise settler homes

Palestinian leaders on Monday denounced an Israeli bill to legalise several thousand Jewish homes in the occupied West Bank, vowing to take up the issue at the UN Security Council.

Trump to work for 'just, lasting' Mideast peace

Trump to work for 'just, lasting' Mideast peace

US president-elect Donald Trump pledged Friday to work for a ‘just, lasting peace’ between Israel and the Palestinians, in his first public message on the issue since his upset victory.

Palestinian teen jailed 12 years for attack on Israelis

Palestinian teen jailed 12 years for attack on Israelis

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian teenager Monday to 12 years in prison for the stabbing of two Israelis, one of the most high-profile attacks in a recent wave of violence.

Israel closes Palestinian territories for holiday

Israel closes Palestinian territories for holiday

Israel closed off the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip Sunday for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the army said, as concerns rose over whether visits to a sensitive holy site could lead to violence.

Israel says arrests 3 for plotting IS-inspired attacks

Israel says arrests 3 for plotting IS-inspired attacks

Israeli security forces have arrested three Arab Israelis accused of planning attacks inspired by the Islamic State group, including an arson attack on concert-goers, authorities said Thursday.