A 12-year-old Palestinian boy reportedly was killed by Israeli security forces during clashes in the West Bank.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian man in his 20s attempted to board the Jerusalem Light Rail during the morning rush hour with a bag containing pipe bombs that he planned to detonate. The man, a resident of the West Bank near Hebron, was stopped as he began boarding the crowded light rail train at before…
Israel has ramped up security in the occupied West Bank since a Palestinian killed a 13-year-old Jewish girl in a settlement last week, deploying more troops and setting up checkpoints near the city of Hebron.
Recent comments by the former president of MSF France equated the wearing of the yarmulke with support of Israeli state policies. Such statements are ill-informed, offensive and just plain wrong. While later retracted, the remarks are condemnable, and in no way represent or reflect any official MSF position.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to Rome on Sunday to try to fend off pressure from the United States and Europe over his settlements policy and opposition to a French-led effort to forge peace with the Palestinians.
Israel’s cancellation of entry permits for Palestinians following a deadly attack in Tel Aviv may amount to collective punishment, which is banned under international law, the United Nations’ top human rights official said on Friday.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel does not know how many Palestinians are living in Area C, the part of the West Bank under Israeli civil and military control, the Civil Administration told a Knesset committee. The Civil Administration relies on figures provided by the Palestinian Bureau of Statistics, which does not break down the figures by…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The second Palestinian in a March stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Hebron also was executed after being downed with minor injuries, the B’Tselem human rights organization claims. According to a statement issued Monday by the Israeli group, Ramzi al-Qasrawi was executed with a shot to the head after he was down…
The military archives have released generals’ testimonies that put the reader on the ground during Israel’s capture of Jerusalem’s Old City in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Bernie Sanders hasn’t provided any long-term strategy for securing a two-state solution, Jane Eisner writes. That’s not just bad for Israelis and Palestinians — it’s bad for Sanders himself.