Israeli police stormed the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem in pursuit of suspected Palestinian bombers.Read the full story ›
A sandstorm has swept across parts of the Middle East, killing two people, leaving hundreds in hospital and disrupting fighting in Syria.Read the full story ›
Syrian state TV has confirmed Israeli air strikes on the Golan Heights but said only slight damage was done.
According to Reuters, the state TV report quoted a military source as saying that "several missiles" had targeted a transportation centre and a public building in the Quneitra area of the Syrian Golan Heights.
A monitoring group had earlier reported casualties. Israel's army said the strikes were a response to cross-border rocket fire from Syria earlier this week.
Shira Banki, 16, died on Sunday of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox Jew attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem.Read the full story ›
The United States is "deeply concerned" about Israel's plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement on the occupied West Bank and hundreds of homes in east Jerusalem.
State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement:
The United States continues to view settlements as illegitimate and we strongly oppose steps to advance construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Settlement expansion threatens the two-state solution and calls into question Israel's commitment to a negotiated resolution to the conflict.
Residents in a makeshift Palestinian village are facing an anxious wait to see if their homes are demolished by Israeli authorities.Read the full story ›
Israel and the Palestinians may have both committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza conflict, a UN report has suggested.Read the full story ›
An Israeli TV personality and wife of a interior minister has been forced to apologise after posting a derogatory joke about Barack Obama.Read the full story ›
Boys had been playing football on the beach during last summer's deadly Gaza conflict.Read the full story ›