Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: ‘The EU should be ashamed’. Photograph: Dan Balilty/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union has insisted it will continue to participate in the Middle East peace process, despite Israel’s announcement on Sunday that it woul(...)

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(...)

Yosef Haim Ben-David (centre) the third defendant for Killing Palestinian teenager Mohannud Abu Khdeir last year, is escorted by Israeli policemen at the district court in Jerusalem on November 30th, 2015. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

Two Jewish minors were found guilty on Monday of the 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem and a third man accused will have a p(...)

An Israeli soldier stands near the bodies of a   Palestinian and Isreali killed    at a West Bank petrol station: Eighty-six Palestinians,   20 Israelis and an American student have been killed in the spate of violence since October 1st. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli at a petrol station in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday. Meanwhile, in Jerusalem two Palestinian (...)

Israeli soldiers investigate  the scene of  a fatal stabbing of an Israeli woman at a bus stop and hitch hiking post outside Efrat in the West Bank settlement block of Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem,  November 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

An Israeli woman was stabbed to death and three Palestinian attackers were killed in a series of incidents in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Sunday(...)

Medics covering the body of an Israeli civilian killed in a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, today. Photograph:  Zaka/EPA

Two attacks by Palestinians, including a stabbing at an office building in Tel Aviv, have killed three Israelis, intensifying a two-month-long wave of(...)

Tuber treasure: dahlia tubers can be used to make ice cream, crisps, chips, soup, rostis or latkes. Photograph: Richard Johnston

It’s at this time of year that responsible-minded gardening columnists typically advise their readers to dig up tender dahlia tubers – the fleshy, und(...)

Iraqi Yazidi people fleeing IS in August 2014. More than a thousand women and girls were kidnapped. Younger girls were shared out among fighters, older women murdered. One mass grave held the bodies of around 80 women, all apparently over the age of 40.  (Adam Ferguson/The New York Times)

Kurdish forces announced last Friday that they had driven Islamic State out of Sinjar, a town of some 40,000 citizens on the Syria-Iraq border which h(...)

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(...)

An Israeli police officer fires tear gas at Palestinian protesters during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Friday. Photograph: Reuters/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis in the southern West Bank on Friday, the military said, while in the nearby city of Hebron Israeli troops sho(...)