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Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers Friday in the powderkeg West Bank city of Hebron on the anniversary of a 1994 massacre carried out by a far-right Jewish settler.

Hundreds protest Netanyahu in Australia

Hundreds protest Netanyahu in Australia

Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrated in Sydney on Thursday against the first visit to Australia by an Israeli prime minister, branding Benjamin Netanyahu a "war criminal".

Israel parliament legalises settler outposts on Palestinian land

Israel parliament legalises settler outposts on Palestinian land

The Israeli parliament on Monday finalised a controversial law legalising dozens of Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli settlements may not help peace, says White House

Israeli settlements may not help peace, says White House

The Trump administration said on Thursday that Israel's building of new settlements or expansion of existing ones in occupied territories may not be helpful in achieving peace with Palestinians.

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.