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May 13, 2018 1:38 AM World War 3: Israel DESTROY Palestine tunnels after VIOLENT PROTEST breaks out in Gaza

ISRAEL’s army have taken defiant action to destroy tunnels used by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as violence between the two nations continues to rage in the Gaza strip. Fresh skirmishes between the Middle Eastern nations broke out on Friday when dozens of Palestinian demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom terminal, the main channel 26

May 11, 2018 3:23 PM Middle East peace unlikely if Donald Trump takes sides

The US has long presented itself as a neutral broker in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but now it is seen as taking sides. Hamas has urged Palestinians to march on the fence and try to break through to Israel. Israel has opened fire with live ammunition, killing 44 Palestinians and injuring more than 1,700. The region remains a tinderbox, roiled with tensions 11

May 7, 2018 10:09 AM First signs go up for US embassy in Jerusalem

Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the US embassy due to open in Jerusalem in one week, a move hailed as historic by Israel but loathed by Palestinians. Municipal workers erected signposts reading "US Embassy" in Hebrew, Arabic and English around the site, currently a US consular building, in the city's Arnona neighbourhood. Breaking with decades 1

May 7, 2018 9:49 AM Road signs pointing to 'US Embassy' go up in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) - Jerusalem's city hall says it has put up road signs pointing to the new U.S. Embassy, which is set to move to the contested city next week. Mayor Nir Barkat placed the first signs on Monday in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood where the embassy is to be located. According to a picture sent by Barkat's office, the white signs read "U.S. Embassy" 2

February 5, 2018 2:38 PM Palestinian kills Israeli near West Bank settlement: police

A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli man near a major West Bank settlement on Monday before fleeing the scene, Israeli authorities said. "Israeli man murdered in stabbing attack in Ariel," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement, referring to the settlement in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian state media said Monday evening Israeli 16

January 22, 2018 8:11 AM Mike Pence heckled in Israeli parliament as he announced 2019 embassy move

The vice president says the US embassy will be moved to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, angering Israeli Arab politicians. His visit to the region has been overshadowed by Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The move has angered Palestinians, who claim the eastern part of the city, and Arab states in the region 29

January 21, 2018 5:30 PM Pence arrives in Israel for delayed visit

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel on Sunday for a visit that will see him warmly welcomed by Israeli leaders but snubbed by the Palestinians, deeply angered by the White House's Jerusalem recognition. Initially scheduled for December before being postponed, it is the final leg of a trip that included stops in Egypt and Jordan as well as a visit 19

January 11, 2018 4:36 PM Two Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank

GAZA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Two Palestinian youths were shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes on Thursday in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical sources and witnesses said. A 16-year-old youth was killed and two others wounded in a clash near the Gaza-Israel border fence in which Palestinians threw stones at Israeli 10

December 29, 2017 6:33 AM AP PHOTOS: Jerusalem walls offer glimpse of city's richness

JERUSALEM (AP) - What would Jerusalem be without its walls? Poets have sung of them since ancient times, they are mentioned in the Book of Psalms, and they have shadowed conflicts past and present. The current golden limestone walls date back to the 16th century. Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent ordered the iconic ramparts built after his father 14

December 27, 2017 12:02 PM Israel to name new Jerusalem station after Trump

Israel is to name a planned new railway station close to Judaism's hallowed Western Wall in annexed east Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump, the transport minister has said. Trump has been lauded by the Jewish state -- and sparked international condemnation -- by breaking with years of US policy to recognise the holy city as Israel's capital 13