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(...)

A protester holding a poster calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard. A former Navy intelligence analyst, was arrested on November 21st, 1985 after trying unsuccessfully to gain asylum at the Israeli embassy in Washington. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Israel says the United States has freed convicted spy Jonathan Pollard from federal prison after nearly 30 years. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Neta(...)

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(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu will be hosted by US president Barack Obama at the White House today. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

A Palestinian driver was shot dead after ramming his car into a bus stop in the occupied West Bank, injuring four people. Paramilitary police troopers(...)

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes following a protest demanding Israel to return the dead bodies of Palestinians who allegedly stabbed Israelis, in the West Bank city of Hebron. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Two Palestinians were shot dead after stabbing and wounding an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli military have said, a(...)

Israeli soldiers at the Israeli Syrian border south of the Golan Heights during a search operation for a man reported to have used a paraglider to cross  the border. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Israel said on Sunday that an Arab citizen had used a paraglider to fly illegally into neighbouring Syria, where he planned to join Islamic State insu(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry. He said Israel gave assurances it had no intention of changing the status quo at the al-Aqsa mosque compound. Photograph: AFP Photo//Brian Snyder

Palestinian officials reacted warily on Sunday to what US secretary of state John Kerry hailed as Jordan’s “excellent suggestion” to calm Israeli-Pale(...)

The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian men take part in Friday prayers on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy site in Jerusalem that have fanned Israeli-Palestinian violence, says US s(...)

A Palestinian protester throws a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the border between Israel and Central Gaza Strip, October 16th, 2015. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Palestinians set fire to a Jewish shrine in the West Bank on Friday as the Islamist group Hamas called for a day of rage against Israel, with tensions(...)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews carry the body of Yeshayahu Krishevsky during his funeral in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighbourhood. He was one of three Israelis killed in stabbing attacks yesterday. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Binyamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government and Israeli authorities are struggling to contain a wave of violence, which is now entering its third week.(...)