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(...)

A 2010 photo shows the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. New EU guidelines mean goods from settlement areas must be clearly marked as settlement products and not just “Made in Israel”. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP

Israel has reacted angrily to Wednesday’s European Union decision to label Israeli products manufactured beyond the 1967 Green Line, suspending the po(...)

A Palestinian doctor looks at blood stains on the floor at al-Ahli hospital in the West Bank town of Hebron after a man was shot dead during a raid by Israeli undercover agents. Photograph: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images.

Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank on Thursday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspecte(...)

A group of European Christian Dutch visit in a showroom of soaps produced in a small factory in the Israeli settlement of Kohav Hashahar, in the occupied West Bank, during a tour organised by the Lev Haolam foundation, which supports companies in Israeli settlements. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union has issued new guidelines for labelling products made in Israeli settlements, a move that follows years of pressure from some membe(...)