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Israel to destroy 9 illegal West Bank settler homes

Israel to destroy 9 illegal West Bank settler homes

Israeli forces were set Monday to evacuate and demolish nine settler homes built on private Palestinian land, after the supreme court rejected a last-minute request to only seal the structures.

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman at West Bank crossing

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman at West Bank crossing

A Palestinian woman suspected of intending to attack Israeli guards at a West Bank checkpoint into Jerusalem was shot and injured by security forces on Monday, police said.

Israeli aircraft attack Hamas targets

Israeli aircraft attack Hamas targets

Israeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding at least four people, witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory hit an empty area in southern Israel.

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".

Killing wounded attacker: Israeli soldier gets 18 months jail

Killing wounded attacker: Israeli soldier gets 18 months jail

A young Israeli soldier convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant lying wounded on the ground was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment on Tuesday, far less than prosecutors requested, in one of the most divisive cases in Israel's history.

Iran leader backs liberation from Israel 'tumour'

Iran leader backs liberation from Israel 'tumour'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Tuesday for the "complete liberation" of Palestine from the "tumour" of Israel, renewing his regime's refusal to recognise Israel's right to exist.

Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace: report

Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace: report

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel's Haaretz daily said on Sunday.

No alternative to two-state solution- UN chief

No alternative to two-state solution- UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there was "no alternative".

Israel says will not allow former Peru president Toledo to enter

Israel says will not allow former Peru president Toledo to enter

Israel said on Sunday it will not allow in former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted in connection with a corruption probe, before his matters are settled in Peru.

Israeli court rules to close Haifa ammonia tank

Israeli court rules to close Haifa ammonia tank

An Israeli court on Sunday ordered Haifa Chemicals to shut down the country's largest ammonia tank, which has been a point of contention for years, with residents and environmental groups warning it is a major health hazard.

Israel settler law angers world powers, but US silent

Israel settler law angers world powers, but US silent

Israel faced mounting international criticism Tuesday over a new law allowing the appropriation of private Palestinian land for Jewish settler outposts, but the United States remained notably silent.