Tensions have been  high in and around Jerusalem since the killings of Israeli and Palestinian captives in tit-for-tat kidnappings by Palestinian militants and Jewish extremists last summer. Photograph: Getty

Two Israeli teenagers have been stabbed in Jerusalem, in the 14th incident of Palestinian violence against Israelis in the last six months.Israeli pol(...)

Israeli protesters, Jews of Ethiopian origin, participate in a protest against what they say was police violence against their community in Jerusalem on April 30th, 2015. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

A demonstration by Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin against police brutality turned violent on Thursday, with police using water cannon to keep angry (...)

Said Ismail Musallam, the father of  Muhammad Musallam (20), an Israeli Arab executed by Islamic State in Syria, in his home in East Jerusalem.  Photograph: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

Mohamed Musallam can be seen in a video released on Tuesday on his knees wearing the familiar orange jumpsuit of an Islamic State captive. Before he (...)

Israeli medics and a policeman evacuate an injured person from the scene of an attack in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

A Palestinian motorist has rammed his vehicle into a group of people standing near a Jerusalem tram stop, injuring at least five, including four secu(...)

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(...)

A young relative of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi stands amid the  rubble of his  home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan after its destruction  by the Israeli authorities today. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israel has today destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop. The demolition comes a da(...)

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(...)

Israeli emergency personnel carry the body  of a man out of  a synagogue today in Jerusalem. Four Israelis were killed and several others wounded in a terror attack this morning in a synagogue in the western Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof. Two Palestinian assailants were killed at the scene by police. Photograph:  Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images 0:39

Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue today before being shot dead by police, Israeli p(...)

Youths clash with Israeli police at the entrance to the town of Kfar Kanna, in northern Israel after Khayr al-Din al-Hamdan was shot dead. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Community leaders of Israel’s Arab minority have declared a 24-hour general commercial strike, starting tomorrow, following the shooting dead by poli(...)

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(...)