An Israeli police officer fires tear gas at Palestinian protesters during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Friday. Photograph: Reuters/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis in the southern West Bank on Friday, the military said, while in the nearby city of Hebron Israeli troops sho(...)

A Palestinian doctor looks at blood stains on the floor at al-Ahli hospital in the West Bank town of Hebron after a man was shot dead during a raid by Israeli undercover agents. Photograph: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images. 1:44

Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank on Thursday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspecte(...)

Migrants clamber on to a dinghy to sail for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme on Wednesday. Greece and Bulgaria complain that Turkey does nothing to halt the flow into their countries of refugees. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

In celebration of the parliamentary election victory of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Ankara arrested three dozen opposition figures and mo(...)

 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(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Mutaz Zawahreh (27) during his funeral at Duhaisha refugee camp near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Wednesday. Zawahreh was reportedly killed on  during clashes with the Israeli army in Bethlehem. Photograph: Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

The morning of the attack, Subhe Abu Khalifa did not get up for work, telling his mother he was too tired and his feet hurt. He had spent the night w(...)

A  picture provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO)  shows Israeli emergency personnel working at the scene of an attack in Malchei Israel St, in  Jerusalem. Photograph: EPA 1:02

Palestinian men armed with knives and a gun killed at least three people and wounded several others in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and near Tel A(...)

A wounded Palestinian protester is carried by fellows after he was shot by Israeli troops. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Isra(...)

Israeli security forces stand behind burning tires during clashes with Palestinians in Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday. In the Israeli city of Dimona, a Jewish attacker stabbed two Palestinians and two Arab Israelis. Photograph: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

Hamas’s leader in Gaza has declared the current unrest in Jerusalem and the West Bank an intifada, as six Palestinians were shot dead protesting at (...)