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(...)

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(...)

 Hebron, on February 2014: Many of those taking to the streets to throw stones at Israeli soldiers have no memory  of the suffering of the second intifada.  HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images

The shaky mobile phone footage shows the prostrate figure of a young man, writhing in a pool of blood as people rush past. A small crowd gathers aroun(...)

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel giving a press conference following their meeting in Berlin on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Kappeler/EPA

Binyamin Netanyahu has met US secretary of state John Kerry in Berlin amid a continuing storm of criticism over remarks by the Israeli prime minister (...)

 UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon: There was little optimism on either side his words would help end the bloodshed. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon, in a surprise visit to the Middle East, has called on Israel and the Palestinians to end the current wa(...)

 Palestinian protesters throw stones during clashes with Israeli security forces in  Hebron. Photograph: Abed al Hashlamoun/EPA

An Israeli was killed and five others wounded on Sunday night when two Palestinians opened fire and stabbed passers-by at the central bus station in B(...)

The body of a Palestinian man lies at the site of the stabbing in Jerusalem. Photogaph:  Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

Israelis shot dead three Palestinians they said had attacked them with knives in Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Hebron, the latest in a month of (...)

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones at Israeli troops: At least two Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded in clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza border fence as Palestinians marked a “Day of Rage”. Photograph:  Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

At least two Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded in clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza border fence as Palestinians marked a “Da(...)

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(...)