UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been accused of "encouraging terror" by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read the full story ›
Palestinian officials say they have arrested a member of their peace negotiating department for spying for Israel.
The man, whose name was not released, is part of the management staff in the umbrella Palestinian Liberation Organisation's (PLO) negotiations department and is accused of "collaborating with Israel", a security official told Reuters news agency.
Another official said the suspect had been arrested two weeks ago.
The development likely to deepen distrust between the sides at a time of deadlocked diplomacy and simmering street violence.
Israeli officials did not immediately respond.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has caused outrage after appearing to blame the Holocaust on a Palestinian leader.Read the full story ›
A man was shot dead by Israeli police in front of news cameras, after running past officers in Jerusalem with what appeared to be a knife.Read the full story ›
Violent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians continued today, with more blood spilled on the ancient streets of Jerusalem.Read the full story ›
US Secretary of State John Kerry has spoken separately to Israeli and Palestinian leaders to express "deep concern over the recent wave of violence".
In a statement the Department of State said Kerry "reiterated the importance of strongly condemning violence and combating incitement."
It comes after four Palestinian teenagers were killed and five Israelis wounded on Saturday, as violent outbursts between the two sides escalate.
Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they had killed three knife-wielding Palestinian assailants in Jerusalem.
Two separate knife attacks were carried out on Saturday near Damascus Gate, one of the main entries into Jerusalem’s Old City.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas have called for calm, but there has been little sign of the violence abating.
Six Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli soldiers as a fresh spate of clashes broke out in the conflict-ridden region.Read the full story ›
Fresh violence has erupted in the West Bank following the death of a 13-year-old boy, sparking fears of a new Palestinian uprising.Read the full story ›
Israeli police stormed the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem in pursuit of suspected Palestinian bombers.Read the full story ›