An Israeli Disaster Victim Identification team cleans up the scene where a stabbing attack took place in central Jerusalem, Israel, October 8th, 2015. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli troops have shot and killed an Arab who stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver. The incidents occurred amid new Israeli-Palestinian violence(...)

Palestinians use slingshots to hurl stones towards Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Last Friday 19-year-old law student Muhamad Halabi proclaimed “the third intifada has begun” on his Facebook profile only hours before stabbing to dea(...)

Ramallah: Israeli soldiers and undercover  members of the security forces detain a Palestinian stone thrower during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu cancelled a visit to Germany yesterday after a spate of attacks that included the stabbing of an Israeli so(...)

The Naval Services vessel LE Samuel Beckett, which has been deployed to the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Naval Services

Naval Service members rescuing migrants from the Mediterranean are not entitled to full overseas service payments because they are not in danger, the (...)

 General John Campbell testifies before the Senate armed services committee in Washington, DC. The commander said the MSF hospital was “mistakenly struck” by US forces. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US special forces, rather than their Afghan allies, called in the deadly air strike on the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, the U(...)

A Palestinian woman inspects  heavy damage in  a house in East Jerusalem after Israeli security forces destroyed it and another home on October 6th, 2015. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian militants and sealed off part of a third in Jerusalem on Tuesday, in a crackdown launched by pri(...)

 Bestselling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankel, whose most famous creation was the detective Kurt Wallander, has died  at the age of 67. Photograph: Nora Lorek/AFP/Getty Images

Henning Mankell, who has died aged 67, after being diagnosed with cancer last year, established almost single-handedly the global picture of Sweden as(...)

Israeli soldiers take position during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday. There is a rising wave of violence in East Jerusalem, which includes the Old City, and the West Bank, areas  Israel captured in  1967. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu promised a “harsh offensive” against Palestinian violence as he flew home from New York to confront an escal(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and French president Francois Hollande at the start of a summit on Ukraine in Paris on Friday. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/Pool.

The Russian defence ministry said on Friday that it had bombed seven targets in Syria in overnight air raids, including a command post and a traini(...)

An Israeli border policeman uses pepper spray on a Palestinian man during clashes in Arab East Jerusalem on Friday. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters.

Israel has launched a huge manhunt in the West Bank for the suspected Palestinian gunmen who killed a pair of Israeli settlers in front of their child(...)