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Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades
Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades

The Israeli army is to return West Bank land it requisitioned nearly 40 years ago to its Palestinian owners.

Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had opened an investigation into a video showing gun-wielding Jewish extremists at a wedding celebrating the death of a Palestinian toddler in a firebombing.

Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'
Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'

US Secretary of State John Kerry told an Israeli gathering at the United Nations that a two-state solution in the Middle East was "not an impossible dream" but would require courage.

Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'
Netanyahu says no immediate way forward for Mideast peace
Netanyahu says no immediate way forward for Mideast peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced pessimism about the prospect of peace with the Palestinians, suggesting the current stalemate was likely to remain in place.

Netanyahu says no immediate way forward for Mideast peace
EU's Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet 'in days'
EU's Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet 'in days'

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Israel Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to meet Quartet representatives "within days" in the hope of kick-starting stalled peace talks.

EU's Mogherini urges Netanyahu, Abbas to meet Quartet 'in days'
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that he was "not optimistic" following his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge them to defuse tensions.

UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
Kerry meets Netanyahu in diplomatic rush to halt spiralling violence
Kerry meets Netanyahu in diplomatic rush to halt spiralling violence

US Secretary of State John Kerry was holding talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin.

Kerry meets Netanyahu in diplomatic rush to halt spiralling violence
Kerry urges return 'to basics' on Jerusalem holy sites
Kerry urges return 'to basics' on Jerusalem holy sites

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he will engage Israeli and Palestinian leaders on the "basics" of administering Jerusalem's holy sites to try to calm tempers in the city.

Kerry urges return 'to basics' on Jerusalem holy sites
Kerry calls for end to Israeli-Palestinian violence
Kerry calls for end to Israeli-Palestinian violence

US State Secretary John Kerry called for an end to the wave of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence but said "Israel has every right in the world to protect itself".

Kerry calls for end to Israeli-Palestinian violence
Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks
Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would not bow to "knife terror" as three new stabbings in Jerusalem spread more fear among Israelis and Palestinian unrest showed little sign of slowing.

Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks
Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'
Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was "waging a fight to the death against Palestinian terror", and ordered tough new measures after the killing of two Israelis in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'
Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer
Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer

In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.

Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer
UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence
UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence

Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians at a Jerusalem holy site could trigger violence elsewhere in the Middle East.

UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence
Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day
Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day

Palestinians and Israeli security forces clashed in Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the surrounding Old City for a third straight day.

Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day
Thousands of Palestinian structures under Israeli demolition orders: UN
Thousands of Palestinian structures under Israeli demolition orders: UN

Some 13,000 Palestinian structures in the West Bank are currently under Israeli demolition orders, leaving residents and homes "in a state of chronic uncertainty and threat".

Thousands of Palestinian structures under Israeli demolition orders: UN
Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'
Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he was willing to engage in immediate and direct peace talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'
UN chief seeks urgent funding for Palestinian refugees
UN chief seeks urgent funding for Palestinian refugees

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon raised alarm over a $100 million shortfall in funding for the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees and called for urgent donations.

UN chief seeks urgent funding for Palestinian refugees
Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children
Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children

Malala Yousafzai told world leaders they were failing Syria's children, as the Nobel Peace Prize winner spent her 18th birthday on the Syrian border.

Malala turns 18, says world failing Syrian children
Netanyahu says committed to Palestinian state
Netanyahu says committed to Palestinian state

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he was committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Netanyahu says committed to Palestinian state
Mogherini calls for resuming Palestinian-Israeli peace process
Mogherini calls for resuming Palestinian-Israeli peace process

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace negotiations, saying the situation on the ground was "not sustainable."

Mogherini calls for resuming Palestinian-Israeli peace process