Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (right) shakes hands with France’s foreign minister Laurent Fabius following their meeting in Ramallah at the weekend. The latest violence came as Israel and the Palestinians are holding rounds of peace talks in the first such meetings in five years since serious negotiations collapsed. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Israeli soldiers have killed three Palestinians in clashes during a raid in the West Bank in the deadliest incident in the area in years.The violence(...)