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A police officer whose killing of a 19-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli sparked nationwide protests was freed from house arrest Monday but faces court-ordered restrictions in light of expected charges of reckless homicide.

The suspect is barred from entering the Zevulun police station for 45 days and is prevented from visiting the scene of the killing. A representative of the Justice Ministry’s Police Internal Investigations Department told the Haifa Magistrate’s Court that a decision has...

When asked about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Peretz said he wants to “extend Israeli sovereignty to all of Judea and Samaria,” using to biblical name of the West Bank. He vowed to secure Palestinians’ rights, but said “they won’t have a right to vote.”

Asked whether this does not constitute apartheid, Peretz didn’t rule out the option that it is.

“We live in a very complex reality in Israeli society and in the State of Israel, and we’ll have to find the solutions,” he...

Teams from Israel’s Defence Ministry started a decade ago to remove and hide documents from the Israeli archives related to crimes against Palestinians during the Nakba of 1948, Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed yesterday.

In a long report, Haaretz said that in addition to removing documents related to Israel’s nuclear plant and external relations, the Defence Ministry team has been systematically hiding hundreds of documents in an attempt to remove evidence of the Nakba.

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The Lod District Court on Tuesday decided to send to house arrest with electronic shackles the Jewish youth accused of killing an Arab woman in an alleged stone-throwing incident.

The court delayed the release of the boy until tomorrow, in order to enable the state to decide whether to appeal to the Supreme Court against the release.

Arab woman Aisha A-Rabi was allegedly killed by a stone thrown at the vehicle in which she was traveling near the Samaria community of Rehelim in...

One year after the United States moved its embassy to Jerusalem, President Donald Trump called it “a proud reminder of our strong relationship with Israel.”

The Jerusalem municipality projected Israeli and American flags onto the walls of the Old City.

Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on December 6, 2017 and moved the embassy into the building formerly housing the US consulate in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018.  The move was timed to coincide with the English...

With news reports focusing on recent deaths in Israel and Gaza, it’s valuable to enlarge the time period being examined. Israeli soldiers have been shooting Gazan men, women, and children every week for over the past year.

Israeli forces have killed approximately 290 Gazans and have injured over 29,000 since Gazans began their weekly Great March of Return protests on March 30th.  A few additional Gazans died during this time period from earlier wounds inflicted by Israeli forces....

National Union chairman MK Bezalel Smotrich (Union of Right-Wing Parties) excoriated the decision to accept a ceasefire agreement with Hamas on May 6 morning, saying Israel failed to restore its deterrence following two days of rocket attacks and Israeli retaliatory strikes.

Smotrich said that Israel needed to exact a heavy price from Hamas for the roughly 700 rockets fired into Israeli territory.

“The battle with Gaza needed to end with seven hundred terrorists killed – one...

Israeli settlers dawn on May 1 chopped down over 150 fruitful olive trees belonging to Burqa village, east of Ramallah.

Local sources confirmed that settlers from a neighboring illegal settlement outpost, under heavy Israeli military protection, uprooted and destroyed the olive trees belonging to the villagers of Burqa.

Ibrahim Kan'an, a local farmer whose olive trees were destroyed, said that settlers tried to assault him while he was ploughing his land two days ago.

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Home-sharing platform Airbnb has announced it will back off a plan to remove Jewish settler homes in the occupied West Bank from its rental listings to end lawsuits brought by the hosts.

Israeli lawyers filed a class action suit against Airbnb in November immediately after it said it planned to remove from its rental listings Jewish settler homes in the West Bank "that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians".

On Tuesday, the company said the agreement...

Around 40 children have been killed and many injured in one year of demonstrations along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the UN said Thursday, calling for an "urgent de-escalation".

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests that have led to deadly clashes with the Israeli military.

Demonstrators are calling for Israel to lift its crippling decade-long blockade of Gaza, while also demanding refugees be allowed to return to...

Nearly 50 animals have been transferred from the besieged Gaza Strip to Jordan and will be making their way to new homes around the world, the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture said.

The Director of Information and Public Relations of the Ministry Fayez Al-Sheikh said the animals and birds have been moved from the Rafah Park in the southern Gaza Strip to the Highland Reserve in Jordan.

International animal rescue organisation Four Paws “transferred 47 zoo animals out of the...

A Palestinian man was killed during a clash with Israeli forces in a refugee camp near Jerusalem yesterday night amid the arrest of three brothers.

Mohammed Adwan, 23, was killed by Israeli gunfire whilst two others were wounded.

Soldiers fired at close range at a Palestinian vehicle driving at al-Matar Street, killing Adwan in his car.

He was killed on the scene and his corpse was rushed by ambulance to Ramallah Medical Complex.

Locals added Israeli forces denied...

Dozens of Palestinian students suffered from tear-gas inhalation after Israeli forces raided the premises of an elementary school in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron.

According to local sources, Israeli forces repeatedly fired tear-gas bombs towards Palestinian students on their way to the school.

Dozens of students suffered from severe tear-gas inhalation and were taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

In addition, teachers from the school...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel is "not a state of all its citizens", in a reference to the country's Palestinian Arab population, adding that all citizens, including Arabs, had equal rights.

However, in his comments on Instagram, Netanyahu referred to a deeply controversial law passed last year declaring Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people.

"Israel is not a state of all its citizens," he wrote in response to criticism from an Israeli actor, Rotem...

Israeli settlers seized a Palestinian home belonging to the al-Halabi family, on March 5, in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.

A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli settlers raided the al-Halabi family home, where an elderly Palestinian couple lives and who were out shopping for groceries, at the time; the couple was thrown out by settlers upon arrival.

Palestinian youngsters attempted to defend the home from seizure, however, Israeli police assaulted them and fired tear-...