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View of the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem on Sunday. Photograph: Abir Sultan/ EPA

Israel has announced plans to build almost 600 new settlement homes in occupied east Jerusalem, just two days after Donald Trump’s inauguration as US (...)

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee to be next US ambassador to Israel, with the US president-elect and his daughter Ivanka. Photograph: Bradley C Bower/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Palestinian leadership has warned that if US president-elect Donald Trump follows through with his promise to relocate the American embassy from T(...)

An Israeli policeman checks a Palestinian man  at the entrance of the Old City in East Jerusalem. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli security forces set up new checkpoints between Jewish and Palestinian neighbourhoods on Wednesday in Jerusalem, an increasingly divided city r(...)

An Israeli Disaster Victim Identification team cleans up the scene where a stabbing attack took place in central Jerusalem, Israel, October 8th, 2015. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli troops have shot and killed an Arab who stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver. The incidents occurred amid new Israeli-Palestinian violence(...)

Chief Justice John G Roberts Jr, one of three dissenters on the vote, said the “decision is a first. Never before has this court accepted a president’s direct defiance of an act of Congress in the field of foreign affairs.” Photograph: AP

In an important separation-of-powers case, the American Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law that would have allowed American parents of children(...)

Family members of Abdel Rahman Al-Shaloudi, the Palestinian who was killed by police on Wednesday, mourn at their house in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan. Photograph: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images

Israel has sent major police reinforcements to Arab areas of Jerusalem following clashes yesterday between hundreds of Palestinians and police after (...)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews walk near the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City during a snowstorm. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters

A snowstorm of rare intensity blanketed the Jerusalem area and parts of the occupied West Bank today, choking off the city and stranding hundreds in v(...)