An Israeli border policewoman patrols in a park in Jerusalem where Ethiopian Jews gathered yesterday. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

The recent rise in Palestinian attacks on Israelis reflects Palestinian frustration over the restrictive regime under which they live as well as the f(...)

Like the 1983 murders of three worshippers in the Mountain Lodge Pentecostal Church near Darkley, Co Armagh, the synagogue attack in Jerusalem on Tues(...)

 A bullet hole in a synagogue’s front glass looking outwards to the Orthodox Jewish Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem yesterday. Photograph: Jim Hollandery/EPA

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said yesterday’s attack by Palestinians on a Jerusalem synagogue, which left four worshippers an(...)

A relative of Uday and Rassan Abu Jamal, cousins who killed four worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue, holds their pictures. Palestinian assaults on Israelis have surged recently. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

The attack yesterday by Palestinian cousins on a synagogue in west Jerusalem stunned Israelis but was welcomed by the leftist Popular Front for the Li(...)

Emergency workers at the scene of an attack near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut yesterday.  Photograph: Mahmoud Illean/AP

Israel reinforced military and police deployments throughout the country last night and declared that Hamas and Islamic Jihad operatives will be targe(...)

Palestinian youths yesterday in Shuafat refugee camp, where the van driver lived. Photograph: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

Riots spread across Arab neighbourhoods of Jerusalem yesterday after a Palestinian resident rammed a van into Israeli police and pedestrians, killi(...)

Israeli police and security personnel cordon off the area near the body of a Palestinian man, identified as Ibrahim al-Akari. He was shot dead after driving a van into a crowd of police and civilians killing a policeman and injuring 13 pedestrians.  Photograph: Tali Mayer/EPA

An Arab driver rammed his vehicle into Jerusalem pedestrians, killing a policeman before being shot dead by security forces, in the latest attack to r(...)

A file image showing  members of the Abu Jamei family, who were allegedly killed in an Israeli airstrike during the country’s war against Islamic militants, being  buried in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, in July 21. Photograph: The New York Times

Amnesty International has accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war in the Gaza Strip this summer, saying it displayed “callous indiffere(...)

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(...)