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4 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in occupied West Bank

Nov. 29, 2022 09:15 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian man on Tuesday rammed his car into an Israeli soldier, seriously injuring her, before he was shot dead by Israeli police in the occupied West Bank. He was the fourth Palestinian killed in a series of violent incidents throughout the day. It was the...

Body of Israeli teen taken by militants returned to family

Nov. 24, 2022 09:44 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The body of an Israeli teen that was snatched by Palestinian militants from a West Bank hospital was returned to his family on Thursday, the Israeli military said. The teenager was from Israel’s Druze Arab minority. Its members serve in the Israeli security...

Twin blasts shake Jerusalem, killing teen and wounding 18

Nov. 23, 2022 13:53 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem at the height of morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing a Canadian-Israeli teenager and injuring at least 18, in what police said were attacks by Palestinians. The first explosion occurred near a typically crowded...

Rights group: Israel demolishes school in West Bank hamlet

Nov. 23, 2022 11:09 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military demolished a school in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, an Israeli rights group said, following a court ruling earlier this year that upheld a long-standing expulsion order against eight Palestinian hamlets in the area. The move follows on...

Israeli airstrikes on Syria kill 4 soldiers, injure 1

Nov. 19, 2022 00:38 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli airstrikes hit central and coastal regions of Syria early Saturday, killing four soldiers and wounding one, the Syrian military said. State media quoted an unidentified Syrian military official as saying that Israeli warplanes flying over the Mediterranean...

Palestinian kills 3 Israelis, wounds 3 in West Bank stabbing

Nov. 15, 2022 15:17 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A knife-wielding Palestinian killed two Israelis in a stabbing Tuesday at a settlement in the occupied West Bank, then stole a car as he tried to flee the scene and crashed it on a nearby highway, killing a third Israeli, officials said. The attack at the...

Israel PM rejects US probe into killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Nov. 15, 2022 13:42 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's departing Prime Minister Yair Lapid doubled down Tuesday on his government's harsh condemnation of a reported investigation by the United States Department of Justice into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American journalist, in the occupied West Bank. ...

Israel Defense Minister: US probes Shireen Abu Akleh killing

Nov. 15, 2022 01:40 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Monday the U.S. Department of Justice has decided to investigate the fatal shooting of Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, condemning the probe as a “grave mistake” and vowing not to cooperate. ...

Palestinians: Israeli forces kill teenage girl in West Bank

Nov. 14, 2022 14:54 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces shot and killed a 15-year-old Palestinian girl during a pre-dawn raid in the West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Monday, drawing condemnation from the United Nations and rights groups. It marked the latest bloodshed in the biggest spasm of...

Israel readies indictments in death of Palestinian-American

Nov. 10, 2022 15:14 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army on Thursday moved toward indicting two commanders over the death of a 78-year-old Palestinian-American man who was dragged from a car, bound and blindfolded after being stopped at a checkpoint. The Israeli military nonetheless played down the role...