Israeli security forces inspect the body of a Palestinian who opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint and wounded three people. Photograph: Shiyoukhi Nasser/AP Photo

Israeli troops shot and killed a member of the Palestinian security forces after he opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint, injuring three soldiers. (...)

During July and August 2014, Israel fought a 50-day war against Hamas, with the militants making widespread use of deep tunnels to launch surprise attacks on Israeli forces. Israel heavily bombed the tunnels, but not all were destroyed.  File photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Seven Hamas members were killed when a tunnel collapsed close to the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel, the Islamist militant group’s armed wing(...)

 An Israeli settler  next to the body of Dafna Meir during her funeral ceremony in the Jewish settlement of Otniel near the flashpoint city of Hebron in the southern West Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Israeli security forces have arrested a 16-year-old Palestinian suspected of stabbing to death a Jewish settler mother of six on Sunday as her childr(...)

Amid the turbulence currently afflicting the Middle East and north Africa it is all too easy to overlook the continuing conflict between Israel and th(...)

Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan, posing with her Hebrew-language novel titled Gader Haya (known in English as Borderlife), expressed surprise at the controversy. “Politicians keep using fear to do their bidding, but why?” Photograph: Gil Cohen Magen/AFP/Getty Images

The controversial novel Borderlife, about a romantic relationship between a Palestinian man and a Jewish woman, has shot to the top of Israel’s best-s(...)

Pro-Palestinian activists wave Turkish and Palestinian flags during the welcoming ceremony for cruise liner Mavi Marmara at the Sarayburnu port of Istanbul on December 26th, 2010, seven months after 10 Turkish activists were killed when Israeli naval commandos raided the ship. Photograph: Reuters

Israel and Turkey have reached agreement on normalising diplomatic ties that broke down in 2010 when 10 Turkish activists were killed after Israeli na(...)

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.

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(...)