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

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

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.

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...

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.

Israeli ceasefire collapses; Hamas renews rocket attacks

Mourners bury the body of Christian woman Jalila Ayyad, 70, who was killed in an Israeli strike that destroyed her house.

Batsheva Sobelman Hostilities resumed Sunday in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants unleashed rockets at Israel and the Israelis declared an end to a temporary truce.

'Humanitarian' ceasefire agreed in Gaza

 Smoke billows from a building hit by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Friday.

Ruth Pollard In Jerusalem A 12-hour ceasefire is under way in Gaza, following failed efforts to negotiate a week-long "humanitarian pause" in Israel’s 19-day long military offensive in Gaza that has claimed at...

Israeli military resumes Gaza fighting, says Hamas ignored truce

 Smoke billows from a building hit by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Friday.

Israel renewed its aerial, naval and ground operations in the Gaza Strip after militants in the Hamas-controlled territory barraged it with dozens of rockets and mortars during a United...

Palestinian toll tops 1000 as Israel ceasefire called to recover Gaza dead

Families returned to Gaza City on Saturday to find their homes ground into rubble by relentless Israeli tank fire and air strikes. The death toll in Gaza soared to more than 1,000 as bodies were pulled from the rubble during a 12-hour truce.

Ruth Pollard Amid scenes of utter devastation rescue workers in Gaza dug through collapsed concrete to recover bodies buried in homes reduced to rubble by Israeli air strikes, while the toll of Palestinians...

Gaza crisis: Israel scrambles to restore foreign flights to Tel Aviv

US and European airlines have suspended flights for 24 hours to Tel Aviv after a rocket attack near Ben Gurion International Airport.

Steven Scheer Israel tried on Wednesday to get US and European commercial flights to Tel Aviv restored after some carriers suspended services, insisting its main airport there was safe despite being targeted by...