Jerusalem

Israel shoots down drone, Fijians still missing on Golan Heights

Amy Teibel Israel said it had shot down an unmanned aircraft over the Golan Heights as uncertainty over the Syrian-Israeli frontier and the fate of 44 Fijian peacekeepers mounted.

Jerusalem rocked by two suspected Palestinian attacks

The overturned bus in Jerusalem on Monday.

Jeffrey Heller A Palestinian killed an Israeli and overturned a bus with a construction vehicle and a gunman wounded a soldier in attacks in Jerusalem that appeared to be a backlash the conflict in Gaza.

Riots in Jerusalem over suspected revenge killing of Palestinian

Riots in Jerusalem.

Clashes broke out in East Jerusalem after Israeli police found the body of a Palestinian youth thought to have been kidnapped and killed as revenge for the murder of three Israeli teenagers.

Jerusalem clashes after teen's burial revive intifada fears in Middle East

Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police near the house of murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khadier.

Ruth Eglash and Griff Witte JERUSALEM - Thousands of Palestinians furious over the killing of a local teenager swarmed the streets of east Jerusalem on Friday to demand a new intifada.

Israeli extremists held over Palestinian boy's murder in East Jerusalem

Mohammed Abu Khedair was kidnapped and killed.

Isabel Kershner Israeli police have arrested six Israeli extremists in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem.

King David's citadel 'discovered' as politics and archaeology collide in Jerusalem

Eli Shukron, an archeologist formerly with Israel's Antiquities Authority, walks in the City of David archaeological site near Jerusalem's Old City.

Daniel Estrin An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling a longstanding debate about using the Bible as a field guide to...

Israel claims land in West Bank

Israeli women walk in a Jewish settlement known as Gvaot, in the Etzion settlement bloc near Bethlehem.

Isabel Kershner Israel laid claim on Sunday to nearly 400 hectares of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem - a step that could herald significant Israeli construction in the area - defying...

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem sound sirens as Israel extends strikes

Alisa Odenheimer and Calev Ben-David Palestinian missiles landed in areas around Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and air-raid warnings sounded in both cities as Israel extended its bombing of the Gaza Strip and planned to increase its military...

Palestinian missile hits Jerusalem's outskirts

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Ruth Pollard Israel's government has approved the mobilisation of as many as 75,000 army reservists after a long-range missile fired from Gaza landed in an outlying Jerusalem suburb, setting off air raid sirens...

Israel told Jerusalem plan 'a provocation'

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Ruth Pollard Middle East Correspondent Jerusalem Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is determined to press ahead a large settlement in East Jerusalem despite criticism.

Jerusalem Festival of Lights

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The festival will run for a week in the Old City of Jerusalem, hosting Israeli and international artists and creators who will display their installations.

Bomb blasts Jerusalem bus station

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One woman is dead and more than 20 people are injured after a bomb struck a crowded bus stop in central Jerusalem.

Israeli law keeps tight hold on Jerusalem

Jason Koutsoukis HERALD CORRESPONDENT JERUSALEM: Any future Israeli peace agreement with the Palestinians that involves ceding parts of occupied Jerusalem and the Golan Heights will require either the agreement of two-thirds of Israel's...

Rumour sparks violence in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: Palestinian youths and Israeli security forces clashed for a third day on Friday in annexed east Jerusalem, with Israeli police detaining 18 people for acts of violence.

Jerusalem on edge as Obama tells UN peace is a year away

Jason Koutsoukis JERUSALEM: Authorities were bracing for another outbreak of violent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians over the weekend as they faced the prospect of a collapse in the fledgling...

Violence flares in Jerusalem

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Israeli police said they entered the compound of the al-Aqsa mosque, after a group of Palestinians hurled stones at tourists at the holy site.

Israel approves Jerusalem homes

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Israel approves the building of 100 more homes in East Jerusalem while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Barack Obama.

Good Friday rituals in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims observed Good Friday rituals in Jerusalem's Old City, while closures on the West Bank limited the attendance of Palestinian Christians.

Dad, Israel, Palestine and me

Another world: Former Israel premier Ariel Sharon (right) during the Arab-Israeli war in October 1973, which changed the lives of those in the kibbutz.

Jacob Stone Israel seems a very different place today compared with the sunny idealism of the kibbutz movement of the '70s.

An unsteady peace in Gaza

A Palestinian father carries his wounded son as they wait to cross into Egypt at the re-opened Rafah border crossing.

Ruth Pollard, Middle East Correspondent The ceasefire in Gaza is just four days old but already the clock is ticking toward the next outbreak of war.