Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas at a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday. Photograph: Iabbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli leaders have reacted with disdain to angry speech by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in which he denounced Zionism as a colonialist projec(...)

Family and relatives carry the body of Israeli settler Rabbi Raziel Shevah during his funeral in Havat Gilad settlement in the West Bank on Wednesday. Rabbi Raziel Shevah was killed  in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called on Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to condemn Tuesday night’s killing of a Jewish settler and(...)

Palestinian protesters gather beside  a heap of barbed wire and  burning tyres during clashes with Israeli forces near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza strip city of Khan Younis.  Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the US embassy in Bei(...)

Israeli security forces and emergency services gather at the scene of a shooting attack at the entrance to the Jewish settlement of Har Adar. Photograph: Abit Sultan/EPA

A Palestinian man shot and killed three Israeli security personnel at a West Bank checkpoint on Tuesday morning before himself being fatally shot, fu(...)

A masked Palestinian stands next to a burning tyre during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Khobar near Ramallah. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Israeli security forces on Saturday raided the home of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three Israelis and restricted movement for Palest(...)

Palestinian children play in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

Hamas has warned that Israel’s decision to further reduce the electricity supply to the Gaza Strip could lead to a violent flare-up. Hamas spokesman(...)

Hamas police secure the area as an ambulance reportedly carrying the bodies of men accused of assassinating one of its military leaders, leaves the main police building in Gaza City on Thursday. Photograph: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

Three men were executed in Gaza on Thursday, days after being found guilty of assassinating a top member of the militant group Hamas – a crime the gro(...)

Flames rising in the distance, which are believed to be coming from Damascus International Airport, viewed from the town of Douma. said. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty

Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hizbullah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting weapons sent from Iran via com(...)

US  Defence secretary James Mattis  meets Israeli president Reuven Rivlin at his residence in Jerusalem on Friday. Photograph: Debbie Hill/ EPA

US defence secretary James Mattis says there is “no doubt” that Syria retains chemical weapons and he warned the regime of Bashar al-Assad against usi(...)

The Israeli settlement of Ariel in the West Bank. Israel announced plans on Tuesday for 2,500 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank. Photograph: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images

Israel announced plans on Tuesday for 2,500 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the second such declaration since US president Donald Tru(...)

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