Latest Ramallah News

Israeli army demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Mar. 7, 2019 12:27 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday demolished the family home of a Palestinian accused in the deaths of two soldiers and an Israeli newborn. Israeli forces bulldozed the home of Aasem Barghouti in the West Bank village of Kobar near Ramallah. Barghouti was arrested earlier this...

Car rams into Israeli troops; 2 Palestinians shot and killed

Mar. 4, 2019 6:25 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said a Palestinian vehicle targeted Israeli soldiers on a highway in the West Bank before dawn on Monday, prompting troops to open fire, killing two Palestinians inside. An Israeli officer and border policeman were injured when the Palestinian car rammed into a group...

Israel arrests Palestinian suspect in teenager's killing

Feb. 9, 2019 1:07 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Saturday they arrested a Palestinian suspect in the killing of an Israeli teenager, as thousands of people in Gaza buried two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire a day earlier in protests along the perimeter fence. The police said Arafat Arpaya, 29, was...

Palestinians: 1 killed in West Bank clashes with settlers

Jan. 26, 2019 12:55 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry says a man has been killed in clashes with Israeli troops and settlers in the West Bank. Hamdi Naasan, 38, was killed Saturday and six others were injured, one in serious condition, at al-Mughayyir village near Ramallah city. The official...