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Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

Jan. 27, 2023 22:51 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman opened fire outside an east Jerusalem synagogue Friday night, killing seven people, including a 70-year-old woman, and wounding three others before he was shot and killed by police, officials said. It was the deadliest attack on Israelis in years and raised...

Israel, Gaza fighters trade fire after deadly West Bank raid

Jan. 26, 2023 23:59 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired rockets and Israel carried out airstrikes early Friday as tensions soared following an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank that killed nine Palestinians, including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman. It was the deadliest...

Israel says aircraft striking Gaza militant sites hours after Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward Israel.

Jan. 26, 2023 20:17 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says aircraft striking Gaza militant sites hours after Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward Israel.

Israeli Army confirms: Two rockets fired from Gaza and intercepted by Iron Dome

Jan. 26, 2023 17:23 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Army confirms: Two rockets fired from Gaza and intercepted by Iron Dome.

2 Palestinians killed in West Bank raid, stabbing attack

Jan. 11, 2023 12:20 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians were killed Wednesday in separate violent confrontations with Israelis in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian authorities said, one during an Israeli military arrest raid in the territory's north and another after stabbing and wounding an Israeli civilian at a...

Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank confrontation

Jan. 02, 2023 09:48 AM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces killed two Palestinians, including a man claimed by an armed group as a member, during a confrontation that erupted early Monday when troops entered a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said. The two...

Huge crowds of Palestinians mark Fatah anniversary in Gaza

Dec. 31, 2022 13:53 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians thronged a Gaza City park Saturday to mark the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party, a rare show of popularity in the heartland of the militant Hamas group, Fatah’s main rival. The crowds turned...

Close aide curses Palestinian leader in leaked audio

Dec. 27, 2022 14:28 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A top aide to President Mahmoud Abbas was heard in newly released recordings on Tuesday cursing the Palestinian leader and insulting other members of the Palestinian leadership. The purported remarks by Hussein al-Sheikh, a senior official who is seen as...

Haim Drukman, leader of Israeli settler movement, dies at 90

Dec. 26, 2022 06:43 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Haim Drukman, a prominent rabbi who was one of the founders of Israel's settlement movement, has died. He was 90. Drukman was a leading figure in the religious Zionist movement in Israel, and a major proponent of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip...

Watchdog: Under 1% of Israel army probes yield prosecution

Dec. 22, 2022 07:47 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers accused of harming Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip over the last five years have been indicted in less than 1% of the hundreds of complaints against them, an Israeli rights group reported. The watchdog argued that Israel's military...