Feb 08, 2012 13:03 EST
French film director Claude Lanzmann on Wednesday angrily denied allegations of sexually harassing a female Israeli security guard, after he was questioned by police at Ben Gurion airport.
Jan 29, 2012 08:17 EST
Israeli police on Sunday temporarily shut down a charity foundation and sports centre in east Jerusalem, suspected of serving as fronts for Hamas activity, a police spokeswoman told AFP.
Jan 26, 2012 11:22 EST
Israel has placed jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghuti in solitary confinement over remarks he made to the press during a rare court appearance, officials said on Thursday.
Jan 24, 2012 10:12 EST
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in southern Israel on Tuesday, causing no damage or injuries, an Israeli police spokesman said.
Jan 24, 2012 07:41 EST
Israeli forces arrested a Hamas lawmaker at his home in the West Bank city of Ramallah overnight, a source from the Islamist movement told AFP on Tuesday.
Jan 23, 2012 14:39 EST
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police Monday arrested two senior Hamas members at an International Committee of the Red Cross building in East Jerusalem where they had taken shelter for some 18 months, Red Cross and Israeli officials said.
Jan 23, 2012 13:40 EST
RAMALLAH (Reuters) - A 21-year-old Palestinian woman has told authorities she was locked in a bathroom for the past decade by her father, who let her out only in the dead of night so she could clean their house.
Jan 23, 2012 12:08 EST
Israeli police on Monday arrested two senior Hamas officials who had taken refuge inside the east Jerusalem offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross, police and an ICRC spokeswoman said.
Jan 22, 2012 12:30 EST
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel condemned the Palestinians' top cleric on Sunday for reciting, at a meeting of the dominant U.S.-backed Fatah faction, a passage from Muslim scripture that called for the killing of Jews.
Jan 12, 2012 08:51 EST
Israel troops on Thursday demolished an unauthorised settler outpost made up of 10 wooden huts in the southern West Bank, police and the military said.
Dec 19, 2011 13:43 EST
Attackers sprayed a West Bank mosque with anti-Islamic and pro-settler graffiti on Monday, a Palestinian official said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of another raid by Jewish extremists.
Dec 15, 2011 13:56 EST
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - People thought to be Jewish settlers set fire to a Palestinian mosque, damaging its interior, in the West Bank on Thursday after Israeli forces tore down structures in a settler outpost built without government approval.
Dec 14, 2011 15:50 EST
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday approved steps to crack down on violent ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers after a rampage at a West Bank military base and torching of a mosque's facade stirred public outrage.
Dec 14, 2011 04:37 EST
Unknown attackers on Wednesday tried to torch a disused mosque in Jerusalem and scrawled anti-Arab slogans on the walls in an apparent "price tag" vengeance attack, an AFP correspondent said.
Dec 09, 2011 13:27 EST
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Violence has flared up between Israel and Gaza, with the Israeli air force killing four Palestinians and Palestinian militants firing rockets far across the border.
Dec 08, 2011 15:44 EST
Two Gaza militants were killed in an Israeli strike on Thursday, Palestinian medics said, with Israel saying one of them had planned a deadly bombing in Eilat in 2007.
Nov 27, 2011 01:17 EST
Israeli warplanes launched two strikes on the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory, an army spokesman said in a statement Sunday.
Nov 26, 2011 04:45 EST
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a Qassam rocket into the Eshkol region of southern Israel on Saturday morning causing no casualties, Israeli police said.
Nov 19, 2011 10:24 EST
Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the US consulate in west Jerusalem on Saturday in support of the embattled Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Nov 15, 2011 14:12 EST
HIZME, West Bank (Reuters) - Calling themselves "Freedom Riders," six Palestinians boarded a bus used by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank Tuesday, but the end of the line was Israeli police detention.