Suspected Palestinian thief shot dead by Israel police
An Israeli officer shot dead a masked Palestinian on Sunday as he accelerated his car toward an officer at a checkpoint set up to apprehend thieves in the occupied West Bank, police said. Two accomplices fled the car, which contained stolen goods and equipment used to carry out burglaries, a statement said. Police had received…
Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.
Israel gives Bedouin villagers until end of month to leave
Israeli authorities issued a notice to residents of a Bedouin village in a strategic spot in the occupied West Bank on Sunday informing them they have until the end of the month to leave.
Israeli soldier wounded in West Bank Thursday dies
An Israeli soldier critically injured by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Thursday died of his injuries on Saturday, an army statement said.
Bethlehem fetes Palestinian Arab Idol singing hero
Yacoub Shaheen, the 23-year-old son of a Syriac Christian carpenter, on Saturday night won the pan-Arab singing competition, defeating a fellow Palestinian and a Yemeni in the finals filmed in Lebanon.
Netanyahu faces backlash over 'ethnic cleansing' remark
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced growing criticism Saturday after he called the Palestinian refusal to let Jews live in their future state "ethnic cleansing".