Sirhan Sirhan reacts during a parole hearing on Wednesday  in San Diego: he was denied parole  after   telling a board  he could not remember shooting Robert F Kennedy  and was therefore unable to confess. Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP Photo

The convicted killer of senator Robert F Kennedy has been denied parole for the 15th time after telling a board that he could not remember shooting Jo(...)

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz arrives to the courtroom for his trial in Detmold, Germany. Mr Hanning began serving as a guard at Auschwitz when he was 22 years old. Photograph: Bernd Thissen/Reuters

A former Nazi SS guard is due to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people in Auschwitz. Reinhold Hanning (94) was 20- years-(...)

The mother (centre), friends and relatives of Omar Maddi, at  al-Mizan hospital in the West Bank city of Hebron. Photograph: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian boy who the army said had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the West Bank on Wednesda(...)

Israeli-Arab members of the Knesset Hanin Zoabi, Jamal Zahalka and Basel Ghattas: The three have been temporarily suspended from the Israeli parliament  over a meeting they held last week with the families of Palestinians killed while attacking Israelis. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

The ethics committee of Israel’s Knesset has temporarily suspended three Israeli-Arab politicians from parliament after determining that a meeting th(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: said the three Arab Knesset members were not fit to serve as lawmakers. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu wants to ban three Arab legislators from Israel’s Knesset parliament after they met this week with relatives of Pale(...)

Israeli border policemen stand guard as Palestinian on-passers look on following an attack at Damascus Gate. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Three Palestinians armed with guns, knives and explosives killed an Israeli border policewoman and seriously wounded another before being shot dead by(...)

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(...)

US and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by an American whistleblower and published in international media on Friday. Photograph: AP Photo/Dusan Vranic

The United States and Britain have hacked the video feeds from Israeli drones in an operation dating back to 1998, according to documents attributed (...)

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(...)