From son of Russian immigrants to one of Israel's most influential and controversial leaders
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Thursday 23 May 2013
Israel visit is the fourth in as many months
We need to review security for Jews in the West Bank, says Israel’s Economy Minister Naftali Bennett
Friday 10 May 2013
Israel’s right wing Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says he plans to submit a plan to his colleagues on reviewing security for Jews in the West Bank after claiming that the situation has deteriorated in recent months.
Google searches for Middle East peace - and makes a bold political statement - with launch of 'Google Palestine' to sit alongside Google Israel
Friday 03 May 2013
The Palestinian Authority has called the move 'a step in the right direction'
Israelis burn Palestinian fields and stone vehicles in West Bank after father is stabbed to death at settlement bus stop
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Salam Zaghal drew a large knife and killed Evyatar Borowski before reportedly firing at Israeli border police
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Attack that hit 'top militant' is most serious test yet of the Egyptian-brokered truce
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad offers resignation in bitter dispute with President Mahmoud Abbas
Thursday 11 April 2013
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has offered to resign because of an increasingly bitter dispute with President Mahmoud Abbas over the extent of his authority, officials said today.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Israel will open new “Palestinian bus routes” in the West Bank tomorrow after bowing to pressure from settlers who argue that sharing transportation is a security risk.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Action is first attack from Palestinian territory to land in Israel since fighting last November
Monday 25 February 2013
Thousands of mourners gather for funeral as militants threaten to begin a ‘third intifada’
UN calls Israel's West Bank settlements 'creeping annexation' and suggests it jeopardises a future Palestinian state
Thursday 31 January 2013
Report added that Israel has an obligation not to allow its citizens to move to the West Bank
Sunday 13 January 2013
A group of Palestinian protesters who had built a tented village in a strategically important area of the West Bank have been evicted by Israeli police, less than 48 hours after beginning their action.
Friday 04 January 2013
The Fatah party of Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas staged a massive rally today in the Gaza Strip, the first such gathering in the territory since the Islamist Hamas group took control there in 2007 and a reflection of the warming ties between the two rival factions.
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Palestinians do not recognise Israel's 1967 annexation of the territory
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Israel on Monday advanced a project to build hundreds of homes in East Jerusalem, pushing ahead with plans for a surge of settlement building on occupied land in response to a successful Palestinian bid to gain limited recognition of statehood at the United Nations.
Friday 14 December 2012
The green banners of Hamas were openly raised at Nablus on the West Bank as thousands gathered for the militant Islamist group's first permitted rally in the West Bank in five years, a sign of a thaw in a bitter split with Fatah, the faction that dominates the Palestinian Authority.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 The way the police have treated Cliff Richard is completely unacceptable
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
- 4 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 5 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermeister and vodka