Clampdown: an Israeli soldier checks the documents of a Palestinian passenger of a taxi on its way out of   Ramallah yesterday. Photograph:  Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

Long traffic jams built up on approach roads to the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday as Israel imposed a partial closure on the city, letting in o(...)

Israeli security forces inspect the body of a Palestinian who opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint and wounded three people. Photograph: Shiyoukhi Nasser/AP Photo

Israeli troops shot and killed a member of the Palestinian security forces after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint, injuring three soldiers. (...)

Israeli security forces stand guard next to a grocery store following a stabbing attack in the Jewish Beit Horon settlement on Monday. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images

Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has ordered the army to draw up a comprehensive plan to boost security in West Bank settlements after fo(...)

  Settlers and securioty forces wait in a patio as settlers are removed from two buildings near the   Cave of Patriarchs in  the West Bank town of Hebron.  Photograph: Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

Right-wing Knesset members are threatening a parliamentary revolt in protest at Friday’s eviction of settlers from Palestinian homes in the West Bank(...)

Natan Meir, the husband of Israeli woman Dafna Meir who was killed when she opened the door of her home in the settlement of Otniel on Sunday, at her funeral in Jerusalem. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel has barred all Palestinian labourers from West Bank settlements after two stabbing attacks inside settlements left a woman dead and another inj(...)

Yaakov Henig, a graduate student at Ariel University, and Eliyashiv Drori, an oenologist at the university, taste wine made from local grapes at the university in the occupied West Bank. Photograph: Rina Castelnuovo/The New York Times

The new crisp, acidic and mineral white from a high-end Israeli winery was aged for eight months or, depending on how you look at it, at leas(...)

Mourners for Ahmed Abu al-Aish at the Qalandia refugee camp, near Ramallah. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh

Two Palestinians were killed and another critically hurt during fierce clashes that broke out during an operation by Israeli forces to destroy a Pal(...)

Tel Aviv: a billboard bearing a portrait of the late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, ahead of a memorial rally marking the 20th anniversary of his assassination. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Wednesday marks the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel’s former prime minister, who was shot by right-wing extremist Yigal(...)

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli troops: At least two Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded in clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza border fence as Palestinians marked a “Day of Rage”. Photograph:  Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

At least two Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded in clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza border fence as Palestinians marked a “Da(...)

Residents queueing for humanitarian aid at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, Damascus, in March. Photograph: Reuters

Palestinians displaced from Syria’s largest UN camp, in the flashpoint Yarmouk district south of Damascus, face an outbreak of typhoid that could spre(...)