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Avigdor Lieberman, who is set to become Israel's new defence minister, worked as a nightclub bouncer before embarking on a political career marked by anti-Palestinian tirades and strident populism. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 11:03 GMT
Lieberman, who was in the opposition since March 2015 elections but previously served as foreign minister under Netanyahu, has said he will follow sensible policies with an aim to bringing stability to Israel and the region.
Israeli security forces respond to the burning remains of the bus bombed by a Hamas operative in April. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 11:34 GMT
Six people were arrested near Bethlehem under suspicion of being part of a Hamas cell that plotted the Jerusalem bus bombing.
Smoke rises over the Golan Heights. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The IDF created a special unit to handle the needs of Syrian civilians at the northern border.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Yisrael Beitenu, are seen during a ceremony in which they signed a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
May 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Only 26 percent, mostly self-described right-wingers, believe a diplomatic solution is on the way in Israel.
A funeral of a Palestinian killed by Israeli forces is seen in Jenin. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Sawsan Mansour would have started her high school exams this week.
The 12-year-old Muhammad Ismail Hushiyeh was detained in January for alleged involvement in a stabbing attack. (File photo)
May 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are curently 438 Palestinian children locked up in Israeli jails.
A file photo of the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike outside of Rafah. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted two airstrikes after a rocket was fired from Gaza.
Palestinians gather at an UNRWA aid distribution. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Palestinians shut down two UNRWA offices over the decision to switch from food distribution to cash cards without consulting the refugees.
IDF soldiers are seen on patrol in Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
In a new report, B'Tselem said it had become 'subcontractors to the occupation' by upholding the credibility of internal investigations carried out by the IDF.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, the head of hardline nationalist party Israel Beiteinu, are seen during a ceremony signing a coalition agreement on May 25, 2016 at the Knesset. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
May 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Netanyahu's Likud party has a razor-thin majority hold on power in the Knesset, but Israel Beiteinu, favors far-right policies supporting settlers and opposing peace talks.
Palestinians mourn over the bodies of Maram Abu Ismail, 23, and her brother Ibrahim Taha, 16, who were shot dead by Israeli police last month at the Qalandiya checkpoint, during their funeral in the West Bank village of Qatanna, on May 23, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 24, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
One was the body of 15-year-old Hassan Manasra who was shot dead by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem.
Some 750 Palestinians are currently held in administrative detention, an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge that can be renewed indefinitely. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh is set to be released next Monday after a 70-day hunger strike.
Israel's dual legal system typically tries Israelis in civilian courts and Palestinians in military courts, meaning Palestinians would likely only face the death penalty. (File photo)
May 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Israel's dual legal system means Israelis involved in 'terrorism' cases killing Palestinians would not face the death penalty.
Israeli police at the scene of an earlier stabbing incident in which the assailant was shot dead. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The identity of the Palestinian woman, killed on the scene at the Ras Biddu checkpoint, remains unknown.
The body of a Palestinian assailant who was allegedly shot in the head by an Israeli soldier as he lay wounded on the ground Hebron on March 24, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 23, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Azaria's lawyers have said the IDF singled him out unfairly for non-legal reasons, while other soldiers involved in similar killings have not received criminal charges.
Yehuda Glick, a right-wing American-born rabbi, is heavily involved in an initiative to build the Third Jewish Temple in the place of the Dome of the Rock on the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
As all MKs - including Palestinians and Muslim lawmakers - are banned from entering the compound, Yehuda Glick made his last legal visit to the site before being sworn into the Knesset.