Israeli forces kill Palestinian militant during raid in West Bank

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian militant on Sunday during an army operation in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials said, in the latest in a series of incidents in recent months around the volatile town of Nablus. “The Dens of Lions”, a Palestinian umbrella group formed of militants from different factions, said the… Read More Israeli forces kill Palestinian militant during raid in West Bank

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urges Israel to resume negotiations immediately

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s call for a two-state solution was a “positive development” but said the proof would be an immediate return to negotiations. “The true test of the credibility and seriousness of this stance is for the Israeli government to return to the negotiation table immediately,” he told… Read More Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urges Israel to resume negotiations immediately

Israeli PM Yair Lapid calls for two-state solution to conflict with Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do “whatever it takes” to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb. His mention of a two-state solution, the first by an Israeli leader in years at the United Nations General Assembly, echoed… Read More Israeli PM Yair Lapid calls for two-state solution to conflict with Palestine

Israeli soldiers fatally shoot Islamic Jihad member in West Bank clash

Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian who belonged to the Islamic Jihad militant group on Monday during clashes in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials and Islamic Jihad said. Israel’s military said security forces had arrested five people suspected of what it called terrorist activity in and around the city of Jenin when a riot erupted.… Read More Israeli soldiers fatally shoot Islamic Jihad member in West Bank clash

Turkish warship docks in Israel as bilateral relations improve

A Turkish warship has docked in Israel for the first such visit in more than a decade as relations between the U.S. allies improve following fierce feuding over the Palestinian cause. The frigate Kemalreis docked in Haifa on Saturday as part of NATO manoeuvres in the Mediterranean sea, a Turkish official said. An Israeli official… Read More Turkish warship docks in Israel as bilateral relations improve

Six injured as Palestinians fire on bus conveying Israeli troops in West Bank

Palestinians fired on an Israeli bus on a desert highway in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, Israeli military authorities and medics said, wounding five soldiers and the driver in an attack that suggested violence may be spiralling anew. The incident, in which authorities said two suspected gunmen were detained as they tried to escape,… Read More Six injured as Palestinians fire on bus conveying Israeli troops in West Bank