Conflict With Israel
November 20, 2014
The UN denounced Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which left five Israelis dead after two Palestinians attacked the site with a meat cleaver and gun.
November 19, 2014
Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani on Wednesday said that the government is closely following up on the dangerous situation in Jerusalem and is calling for restraint from both sides.
Israeli settlers on Wednesday evening attempted to burn down a house in the village of al-Mughayyir east of Ramallah, but were prevented by doing so by local villagers.
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan after riots erupted Wednesday.
Netanyahu characterized as “significant” the demolition earlier in the morning of the home of the terrorist from Silwan responsible for the attack that killed two, including a three-month-old baby, at a Jerusalem light-rail station last month.
Israel has censured the Spanish parliament over a symbolic vote, which calls on the Madrid government to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state.
Economy Minister Naftali Bennet said Wednesday Israel should launch a military operation in East Jerusalem to root out "terror".
Israel early Wednesday demolished the home of East Jerusalem car terrorist Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi, who on October 22 killed two people in a hit-and-run attack in Jerusalem.
Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said Israel is to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defense.
The PLO affiliated Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the Jerusalem synagogue attack, which left five Israelis dead.
November 18, 2014
A police officer who was critically wounded in Tuesday morning's terror attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem's Har Nof neighborhood succumbed to his wounds at Hadassah University Medical Center.
A Palestinian man was stabbed by a group of Israelis in north Jerusalem on Tuesday
Obama urges 'peace' after attack in which three US citizens murdered; Russia condemns attack, calls for both sides to 'stop extremists.'
Spain's parliament will vote Tuesday on a non-binding motion calling on the conservative government to recognize a Palestinian state in coordination with any similar EU move, parliamentary sources told AFP.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which killed four Israelis.