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(...)

Three Israeli seminary students (L-R) Naftali Fraenkel (16), Gil-Ad Shaer (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) are seen in this combination picture of undated family handout photos. Israeli troops today  killed two Palestinians blamed for abducting and killing the three Israeli youths in the occupied West Bank in June. Photograph: Handout via Reuters.

Israeli troops today shot dead two Palestinians blamed for killing three Israeli youths in the occupied West Bank in June, the military said, an incid(...)

Rockets are aunched from the coastal strip into Israel by militants of Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam militia, the military wing of Hamas movement in Gaza yesterday. Photograph: Mohammed Saber

Rockets were fired at Israel from southern Lebanon today, drawing retaliatory artillery fire from Israeli forces, Lebanese security officials and the (...)

Palestinians mourn for Palestinian teenager Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir, outside his home in Jerusale last week. Photograph: Rina Castelnuovo/The New York Times

Even as the Israeli public offers strong support for air strikes on Hamas fighters and their weapons stocks in Gaza there is a good deal of reflection(...)

Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, is seen in this undated family handout picture. Photograph: Handout via Reuters

Israel’s prime minister phoned the father of a murdered Palestinian teenager today to promise that the attackers would be prosecuted, the government s(...)