West Bank

4 Palestinians killed in anti-Israeli knife attacks

Four Palestinians are shot dead and a fifth wounded in attacks on Israelis in east Jerusalem and the West Bank Saturday, as violence that has fuelled concerns of an uprising showed no let-up.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank where he holds talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

4 Palestinians killed in anti-Israeli knife attacks

Four Palestinians are shot dead and a fifth wounded in attacks on Israelis in east Jerusalem and the West Bank Saturday, as violence that has fuelled concerns of an uprising showed no let-up.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Fears of escalation in Israel-Palestinian violence

Deadly violence between Israel and the Palestinians flared Friday as a Jewish holy site was torched in the West Bank, prompting a "very concerned" US President Barack Obama to call for calm.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

Palestinians torch Jewish shrine

Palestinians torched a site revered by Jews in the West Bank overnight, Israeli and Palestinian sources said on Friday.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

Israeli air raid: Mother,daughter killed in Gaza

Israel says its jets have hit two targets in the Gaza Strip, which killed a woman and her young daughter in a nearby house.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Manicured fingers throwing stones

Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel

The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fire a rocket into southern Israel, amid a sharp increase in tensions.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

West Bank arson attack claims new victim

A Palestinian woman has died of injuries she sustained during an arson attack on her home in the West Bank that killed her husband and infant son.

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015

Palestinian fury at child fire death

Palestinian officials say Israel is "fully responsible" for the death of an infant in an arson attack blamed on Jewish settlers in the West Bank.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military and a Palestinian hospital