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(...)

Palestinian demonstrators run for cover during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian town of Qabatiya. Photograph: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images

Two Israeli Arab girls, both aged 13, stabbed and wounded a security guard at a bus station in central Israel on Thursday in the latest attack in a sp(...)

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(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry   with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Asked if he was concerned that a delay might lead to a loss of momentum, Mr Kerry  said: “There is not going to be a fundamental delay.” Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images

Talks to end Syria’s civil war may be slightly delayed but are expected to go ahead next week, US secretary of state John Kerry said yesterday. They (...)

 An Israeli settler  next to the body of Dafna Meir during her funeral ceremony in the Jewish settlement of Otniel near the flashpoint city of Hebron in the southern West Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Israeli security forces have arrested a 16-year-old Palestinian suspected of stabbing to death a Jewish settler mother of six on Sunday as her childr(...)

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(...)