Palestinians pray as Israeli police officers stand guard during Friday prayers in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israeli police clashed with Palestinian youths in several locations in east Jerusalem today, but prayers passed off relatively quietly after Israel re(...)

Palestinian stone throwers clash with the Israeli security forces in the East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Abu -tor, after Israeli police killed the Islamic Jihad activist Mu’ataz Hijazi, a suspect in the assassination attempt of the Israeli right-wing activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli police have shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to f(...)

Egyptian mourners attending the funeral for one of the soldiers killed in a suicide attack in Sinai. Photograph: Eadwan Abou Magd/EPA

Egypt announced yesterday it was postponing talks in Cairo on cementing the Gaza ceasefire after closing its border with the Palestinian enclave in re(...)

Family members of Abdel Rahman Al-Shaloudi, the Palestinian who was killed by police on Wednesday, mourn at their house in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan. Photograph: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

Israel has sent major police reinforcements to Arab areas of Jerusalem following clashes yesterday between hundreds of Palestinians and police after (...)

Israeli police examine a car at the scene of what is believed to be an terrorist attack in Jerusalem, Israel. Polica said 20-year-old Palestinian driver Abd al-Rahman al-Shaloudi, a resident of the West Bank village of Silaud, slammed his car into a Jerusalem light rail train station. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

An Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop, then (...)

Destroyed houses in the Al-Sha-af neighbourhood in the east of Gaza City. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

The Palestinian consensus government may have to scale down its plan for the reconstruction of Gaza, devastated by 50 days of Israeli bombing and s(...)

 US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks in Cairo   after the International donors conference on financing the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip. Photograph:  EPA

US secretary of state John Kerry yesterday called for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the P(...)

A Palestinian woman sits outside her house that witnesses said was destroyed during the seven-week Israeli offensive in the southern of Gaza Strip. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

The Irish Government has announced it will donate an additional €2.5 million in funding to Gaza, following the 50-day Israel-Hamas war this summer .Sp(...)

A view of the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli farming community of Netiv Haasara last month. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

On July 23rd, two weeks into Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Brazil condemned what it called a “disproportionate use of force” and with(...)

Palestinian  president Mahmoud Abbas addresses the General Assembly at the United Nations’ headquarters yesterday. Photograph: Richard Perry/The New York Times

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of failing to negotiate in good faith, saying any return to negotiations would be “naive at be(...)