Two killed after shooting attack on light-rail station in Jerusalem

Two people were killed and at least six injured in a drive-by shooting at a light rail station in Jerusalem on Sunday, according to police and emergency service officials.

Seven Jewish visitors ejected from Temple Mount on religious holiday

Seven Jewish visitors were removed from Temple Mount by police on Sunday as thousands gathered in Jerusalem's Old City to pray at the Wailing Wall on a Jewish fast day, Israeli media said.

Al-Aqsa Mosque chief criticizes Israeli police bans at Jerusalem site

Several employees from Waqf, the Muslim trust that administers Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque, have been banned by Israeli police from entering the mosque's walled compound, a Waqf official said...

Thousands march in Jerusalem pride parade under peak security

Thousands marched Thursday in Jerusalem's annual gay parade amid unprecedented security following the fatal stabbing of an Israeli teen at last year's event.

Jewish survivors hidden in castle during WWII thank Belgian royals

A Belgian prince saved Jewish children from the Nazis by hiding them in his castle during World War II. Three-quarters of a century later, the prince's descendants meet some of the survivors in an...

Israeli parliament passes transparency law targeting rights groups

Israel's parliament has approved a new law that forces NGOs to disclose foreign government funding in all their official publications, a parliamentary statement said Tuesday. 

Israel authorizes more construction in West Bank, East Jerusalem

Israel authorized the construction of around 800 new homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements, Israel Radio reported Monday.

Christians celebrate Easter in Holy Land amid tight security

Christians from around the globe celebrated Easter in the Holy Land Sunday, amid tight security especially in Jerusalem's walled Old City, where celebrations were under way in the historic...

Thousands celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem's Old City

Easter celebrates the Christian belief that Jesus, after being crucified by the Romans and buried, was resurrected three days later.

7,000-year-old settlement found in Arab part of Jerusalem

People lived in the area of today's Jerusalem as early as 7,000 years ago, an excavation in the Arab part of the city shows. 

El Al faces suit after ultra-Orthodox seat swap request to woman

An Israeli rights group Sunday said it will sue El Al, after the Israeli airline asked a woman to switch seats because an ultra-Orthodox man did not want to sit next to her.

Israel's ex-premier Ehud Olmert to go to jail for 19 months

Israel's ex-premier Ehud Olmert will serve an extra month in jail in addition to an 18-month prison sentence he had already received in December, a Jerusalem court ruled Wednesday.

Israel to erect mixed prayer section at Jerusalem Wailing Wall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted Sunday in favour of erecting a section for mixed prayer for both men and women underneath the Wailing Wall, a Jewish holy site in...