Israeli army tears down West Bank residence of Palestinian prisoner

The West Bank home of a Palestinian prisoner accused of helping plot the 2015 killing of an Israeli pair in front of their children was destroyed Tuesday by the Israeli army, a spokesman said.

Gaza, West Bank crossings to close for Jewish holiday

Crossings from Israel into Palestinian territories in the Gaza Strip and West Bank will be closed starting Monday night due to the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, according to an Israeli army...

Rockets fired from Gaza strike southern Israel for a second day

A rocket from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel on Thursday, with no injuries reported, the Israeli army said, the second such strike in two days.

Gaza Strip targeted by airstrikes after rocket hits southern Israel

Israeli planes carried out a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon, according to Hamas security officials, after a rocket from the area struck southern Israel.

Palestinian government postpones local elections by four months

The Palestinian government postponed local elections by four months on Tuesday, a day after a court ruled to allow voting in the West Bank, but not the Gaza Strip, an official statement said.

Netanyahu, Abbas face criticism after funeral for Israel's Peres

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not have shaken Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' hand at the funeral of Shimon Peres, Israel's justice minister said on local radio Sunday.

Palestinian official slams Trump's promise of "undivided" Jerusalem

A top Palestinian official on Monday condemned a statement by US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that he would recognize Jerusalem as "the undivided capital" of Israel.

Palestinians push for UN Security Council resolution on settlements

The Palestinians were in "extensive consultations" to pass a resolution at the UN Security Council on Israel's continued settlement activity, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said at the UN...

Palestinian local elections put on hold by high court

Campaigning for upcoming local elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip was suspended Thursday by a Palestinian court, according to a Central Elections Commission official in Ramallah.

Israel approves 463 housing settlements in the West Bank

Israel authorized the construction of hundreds of more housing units in the West Bank, despite calls by world powers to halt settlement activity.

UN: No halt to Israeli settlements despite Quartet recommendations

Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank has continued over the last two months despite recommendations by world powers to the contrary in an effort to revive negotiations over a two-state...

Palestinian man shot by Israeli soldiers in West Bank

A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers Friday as he ran towards them on the West Bank, according to an army spokeswoman.

Israeli police detain Jews who entered West Bank city without permit

Israeli authorities arrested dozens of ultraorthodox Jews overnight after they entered a West Bank city without a permit, police said Tuesday.

Palestinian accused of killing police beaten to death in jail

A Palestinian accused of being the mastermind behind a shooting last week that killed two security officers in the northern West Bank city of Nablus was beaten to death while in detention,...

Raid on refugee camp in West Bank leaves 35 Palestinians injured

An overnight raid by the Israeli army on a refugee camp south of Hebron left 35 Palestinians injured after residents reacted violently, Maan news agency reported Tuesday.