Palestine

November 19, 2014

It is believed that under the planned changes security personnel would be allowed to carry their arms even when off duty. (AFP/File)
07:31 GMT

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said Israel is to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defense.

An Ultra-Orthodox Jew looks down at mourners carrying the coffins of victims killed by two Palestinians in Jerusalem, November 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT

The PLO affiliated Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the Jerusalem synagogue attack, which left five Israelis dead.

The shooting comes after another Palestinian man was stabbed by a group of Israelis in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
06:33 GMT

A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was shot and critically wounded by an Israeli settler during a demonstration near Ramallah.

A young boy stands in front of the Palestine flag in the Spanish city of Valencia. (AFP/File)
05:23 GMT

Spanish lawmakers approved a non-binding resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, following similar moves across Europe.

November 18, 2014

Ultra-Orthodox Jews mourn over the bodies of three of the victims of an attack by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers killing four Israelis at a synagogue in the Ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem, at the site where the attack took place on November 18, 2014. (Jack Guez/AFP)
22:11 GMT

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.

For the first time since the third quarter of 2009, the Israeli economy posted negative growth, with GDP dropping 0.4% on an annualized basis in the third quarter
20:12 GMT

The economy contracted for the first time since 2009 due to Operation Protective Edge.

Masked Palestinian youths burn tires near Israel's controversial barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem on November 17, 2014. (AFP/file)
18:01 GMT

A Palestinian man was stabbed by a group of Israelis in north Jerusalem on Tuesday

President Barack Obama condemned an "horrific attack" on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four people, including three US citizens, dead and urged Israelis and Palestinians to calm tensions, before a meeting at the White House November 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (AFP/file)
17:54 GMT

Obama urges 'peace' after attack in which three US citizens murdered; Russia condemns attack, calls for both sides to 'stop extremists.'

A pro-Palestinian demonstrator waves a Palestinian flag on top of Carlos III statue in Puerta del Sol Square during a demonstration in Madrid, Spain.
14:11 GMT

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.

At this point it is unclear if the casualty toll will rise. (AFP/File)
12:27 GMT

A horrifying attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem leaves more questions than answers.

An Ultra-Orthodox Jew prays at the scene of the attack, where at least four Israelis were killed by two Palestinians in the Har Nof neighbourhood of Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
12:14 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which killed four Israelis.

Israeli security forces guard the scene where at least four Israeli worshipers were killed in Jerusalem, November 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT

Two men who carried out a deadly attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem have been identified by Palestinian authorities.

Israeli medical workers carry the body of a suspected Palestinian assailant who was shot and killed while attacking the synagogue in the Har Nof neighbourhood of Jerusalem, November 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:17 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly condemned an attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which left four people dead.

The two suspects, believed to be Palestinian, were shot at the scene. (AFP/File)
07:12 GMT

At least four Israelis were killed early Tuesday in a "terror attack" after worshipers were set upon by two Palestinians who were eventually killed by police.

Crossing from Jordan into Israel at the Wadi Arava border crossing.
04:00 GMT

Jordan's security court on Monday started the proceedings for a trial involving a Jordanian citizen who is suspected of having attempted to sneak into Israel to blow himself up, AFP reported.