Palestine

Palestinians warn Trump of dangers of relocating US embassy in Israel

The Islamist Hamas movement warned US President Donald Trump on Monday of the dangers of following through on his promise to move the US embassy to "occupied" Jerusalem.

Trump invites Netanyahu to meeting as new settlement action weighed

US President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet him at the White House next month, the White House said.

Diplomats call for direct talks on two-state solution in Middle East

Diplomats from nearly 70 countries called for a two-state solution in the Middle East in a joint statement Sunday, encouraging the Israelis and Palestinians to achieve peace by pursuing direct...

Palestinian leader: Moving US embassy to Jerusalem crosses red line

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Friday that moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be crossing a red line and bring the Middle East peace process to an impasse...

Two arrested for online incitement after Israeli soldier found guilty

Israeli police have arrested two people for allegedly writing inciting Facebook posts against the judges in a soldier's high-profile manslaughter trial, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

Netanyahu calls for pardon in high-profile manslaughter case

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday night called for the pardoning of an Israeli soldier found guilty of manslaughter for the killing of a wounded Palestinian assailant.

Israeli minister: Palestinian state will be off the table under Trump

The Palestinian state will no longer be a topic when US president-elect Donald Trump takes office next month, a top right-wing Israeli minister told the Ynet news portal on Thursday.

Shock US abstention allows UN condemnation of Israel over settlements

The United States allowed UN Security Council passage of a resolution Friday demanding a halt to Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank, exposing an unusual rift between the two allies.

Israeli minister attacked amid anger over West Bank eviction deadline

Dozens of protesters at a flashpoint West Bank settlement attacked Israel's construction minister who came to visit on Sunday as a court-mandated deadline for residents to leave the area looms....

Palestinian official criticizes arrests in response to wildfire

A senior Palestinian official on Monday criticized the Israeli government for several arrests in connection with wildfires that have left large swathes of the country ravaged.

Erdogan: I don't agree with Hitler or with Israeli actions in Gaza

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan compared Israeli actions in the Gaza Strip to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, just after his government and Israel formally reconciled after six years of strife....

Palestinian youth killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers, medics say

A Palestinian youth was killed on Friday during clashes with Israeli soldiers stationed at the border area between the eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, medics and eyewitnesses said.

Israeli court rejects delay to West Bank settlement demolition

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday denied a government request to delay the demolition of homes in a West Bank settlement for several months, according to a court statement.

Trump adviser says West Bank settlements do not impede peace

US president-elect Donald Trump does not view Israeli settlements in the West Bank as an obstacle to peace, one of his advisers told Israel Army Radio on Thursday.

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.