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Violence flares on Temple Mount

Tensions in Jerusalem rose sharply on Tuesday, after violent Palestinian protests on the Temple Mount involved a firebomb attack on an Israel police post.

Seventy years on: recognising reality

Recognising a Palestinian state in these circumstances would therefore not help to end the conflict with Israel, but would almost certainly inaugurate a new and bloodier phase of that conflict.

Two soldiers killed as terror attacks spike

Three Israeli families where in mourning this week, after a sharp spike in terror attacks in the West Bank that killed two soldiers and a baby.

UN fails to condemn Hamas

A UNITED States-sponsored resolution condemning Hamas garnered a 87-57 majority in the UN General Assembly, but fell nine votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to be adopted. The resolution,

Gaza ceasefire holds for now

Life on Israel’s southern border is back to normal after last week’s rocket barrage, but Hamas is already threatening to strike again.

Ceasefire brings end to rocket bombardment

Palestinian terror groups in Gaza have reportedly agreed to commit to a ceasefire of hostilities that have seen more than 400 rockets bombard southern Israel in a 25-hour period.

Hamas and PA clash over Israel talks

Palestinian politics has been turned on its head, with Hamas deep in negotiations with Israel and the moderate Palestinian Authority furious about the process.

Rocket barrage from Gaza as tensions escalate

JERUSALEM (JTA) — After firing more than 180 rockets into civilian areas, armed terror groups in Gaza said Thursday afternoon that they would refrain from firing on southern Israel if […]

Border clashes continue amid hopes of ceasefire

Hamas officials have spent days in intense meetings considering a long-term ceasefire, prompting speculation that a deal is near.

Tensions high as Israel downs Syrian jet

Israel is on "high alert" after a Syrian fighter jet entered Israeli air space on July 24 and two Syrian missiles hurtled towards Israel the day before.