Latest Jerusalem News

Blinken urges Israel-Palestinian calm as violence soars

Jan. 30, 2023 12:43 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Israel and the Palestinians on Monday to ease tensions following a spike in violence that has put the region on edge. The bloodshed has alarmed the Biden administration as it attempts to find common ground with Israeli Prime Minister...

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements

Jan. 28, 2023 17:24 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli PM Netanyahu announces punitive steps in response to Palestinian attacks, including 'strengthening' settlements.

Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years

Jan. 28, 2023 04:00 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel rescue service says shooting in east Jerusalem has wounded 2 people, day after deadliest attack in city in years.

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...

Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

Jan. 27, 2023 14:04 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting.

Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five people in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.

Jan. 27, 2023 13:42 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five people in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.

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.

Israeli military says sirens indicating of a rocket attack from Gaza have gone off south of the country.

Jan. 26, 2023 17:06 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says sirens indicating of a rocket attack from Gaza have gone off south of the country.

Palestinian Authority says it will halt security coordination with Israel, though the move has been short-lived in past

Jan. 26, 2023 11:30 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian Authority says it will halt security coordination with Israel, though the move has been short-lived in past.

Palestinian health officials say at least 8 people killed during Israeli raid in flashpoint West Bank refugee camp

Jan. 26, 2023 03:49 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say at least 8 people killed during Israeli raid in flashpoint West Bank refugee camp.