An Israeli Disaster Victim Identification team cleans up the scene where a stabbing attack took place in central Jerusalem, Israel, October 8th, 2015. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli troops have shot and killed an Arab who stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver. The incidents occurred amid new Israeli-Palestinian violence(...)

Palestinians use slingshots to hurl stones towards Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Last Friday 19-year-old law student Muhamad Halabi proclaimed “the third intifada has begun” on his Facebook profile only hours before stabbing to dea(...)

Ramallah: Israeli soldiers and undercover  members of the security forces detain a Palestinian stone thrower during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu cancelled a visit to Germany yesterday after a spate of attacks that included the stabbing of an Israeli so(...)

A Palestinian woman inspects  heavy damage in  a house in East Jerusalem after Israeli security forces destroyed it and another home on October 6th, 2015. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian militants and sealed off part of a third in Jerusalem on Tuesday, in a crackdown launched by pri(...)

Israeli soldiers take position during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday. There is a rising wave of violence in East Jerusalem, which includes the Old City, and the West Bank, areas  Israel captured in  1967. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu promised a “harsh offensive” against Palestinian violence as he flew home from New York to confront an escal(...)

An Israeli border policeman uses pepper spray on a Palestinian man during clashes in Arab East Jerusalem on Friday. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters.

Israel has launched a huge manhunt in the West Bank for the suspected Palestinian gunmen who killed a pair of Israeli settlers in front of their child(...)

The Palestinian flag flies beside the flag of the United Nations after being raised by President Mahmoud Abbas. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas yesterday accused Israel of sabotaging US efforts to broker peace and said that Israeli security operations at the(...)

A Palestinian boy looks from a window as Israeli border police guard the Old City district of Jerusalem. Photograph: EPA/Abir Sultan

Israel has announced an emergency call-up of police reserves amid an escalation in violent confrontations between Israelis and Palestinians that saw s(...)

Jordan’s King Abdullah:  discussed the violence with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and warned that Israel’s “provocative” actions could harm bilateral ties. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/EPA

Senior Israeli ministers convening last night in emergency session were expected to endorse legislation requiring a minimum sentence for anyone convi(...)

Israeli police prevent Palestinian women from entering the compound which houses al-Aqsa mosque, known by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and by Jews as the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City,  on the eve of the Jewish New Year. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israeli police stormed the flashpoint Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday, hours ahead of the start of the Jewish new year, cla(...)