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Palestinian killed by soldier at West Bank crossing

JERUSALEM, March 10 (UPI) -- A Palestinian man killed as he crossed the border between Jordan and the West Bank attacked an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military said Monday.
Iranian training exercise reportedly aimed at Jerusalem

Iranian training exercise reportedly aimed at Jerusalem

TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Iran's Basji militia is carrying out a training exercise aimed at preparing for a march on Jerusalem, the Israeli news organization Arutz Sheva reported Friday.

Two officers injured in Temple Mount clashes

JERUSALEM, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Three people were arrested and two police officers were injured Tuesday in clashes between Muslim rioters and police on Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Israeli lawmaker: Long prison term for Pollard hints of anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The lengthy imprisonment of American Jewish spy Jonathan Pollard smacks of anti-Semitism, a member of the Israeli Parliament charged.

Netanyahu: Refusal to recognize Israel major roadblock to peace

JERUSALEM, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Palestinian refusal to recognize the Jewish state is the key obstacle to peace, says Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

Israeli group warns Oxfam over links to Palestinian terror group

JERUSALEM, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- An Israeli legal rights group has urged the British-based charity Oxfam to cut ties with Palestinian organizations linked to terrorist groups.

Former CIA Director Woolsey: Time to free Jonathan Pollard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- James Woolsey, who headed the CIA at the start of U.S. President Bill Clinton's administration, says it is time to release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

Search of driver in Israel turns up handgun from Saddam Hussein

KEDMA, Israel, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Israeli police said they found a gun that was given as a gift from deceased Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein during a search of a suspect.

Police investigate after Israeli school was vandalized with swastikas

BEERSHEBA, Israel, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Students and teachers at a Jewish school in Beersheba, Israel, said their building was covered in swastikas when they arrived Wednesday morning.

Israeli bill calls for elimination of presidency

JERUSALEM, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Knesset Member Zevulun Kalfa said he has submitted to a bill calling for the elimination of Israel's largely ceremonial position of president.

Report: Israel may pay $20M in compensation for aid flotilla deaths

JERUSALEM, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Families of nine people killed in an Israeli raid on a Turkish aid flotilla in 2010 have been offered $20 million in compensation, senior Western diplomats say.

Israeli troops shoot to death suspected Palestinian terrorist

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Israeli forces shot to death a 20-year-old Palestinian who allegedly opened fire on the troops in the West Bank, Israeli military officials said.

Pesticide kills two children, two others in critical condition

JERUSALEM, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The grandmother of four children who were poisoned by pesticide in Jerusalem asked listeners to pray during an interview with Galei Tzahal radio Thursday.

Israeli military says it killed terrorist who planned recent attacks

JERUSALEM, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The military unit of Islamic Jihad said it would avenge the death of a terrorist killed during an Israeli military strike Wednesday.

Gas technician arrested after apartment blast kills three, injures 14

JERUSALEM, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A gas company technician has been arrested in a blast at a Jerusalem apartment building that killed a family of three and injured 14 others, police said Monday.

Israel says warplanes hit terror targets in Gaza overnight

JERUSALEM, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Israel said an Islamic terrorist was targeted in an airstrike in northern Gaza Sunday.

Israeli high court asked to act on testimony in Chinese bank scandal

JERUSALEM, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Israel's high court should order the government to release evidence sought by a U.S. court over charges a Chinese bank funded terrorism, a rights group says.

Israelis stop Palestinian official's convoy following reckless driving

TURMUSAYYA, West Bank, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Israeli forces said they stopped Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah's convoy at a checkpoint near the town of Turmusayya in the West Bank.

Israel moves to ban the use of Nazi symbols

JERUSALEM, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Israel's Ministerial Law Committee has approved a law that would ban the use of Nazi symbols in Israel, officials said.

Israeli minister attacks PA official who called Sharon 'war criminal'

JERUSALEM, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- An Israeli minister slammed a senior Palestinian Authority official Monday for calling the late Prime Minister Ariel Sharon a war criminal.
John Kerry cancels trip to Israel at last minute

John Kerry cancels trip to Israel at last minute

JERUSALEM, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called off his Monday visit to Israel at the last minute, Israeli broadcaster Arutz Sheva reported.

Lenient sentencing changed in Fogel family massacre

ITAMAR, Israel, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- An Israeli military court has ordered a longer sentence for a Palestinian man who was found guilty of involvement in the 2011 slayings of a family of five.

Europeans consider Israeli boycotts over Palestinian issue

JERUSALEM, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Israeli hawks charged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is quietly throwing his support behind European boycotts to pressure a peace deal with Palestinians.

Israeli lawmakers seek spy Jonathan Pollard's release from U.S. prison

JERUSALEM, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Israeli lawmakers asked President Shimon Perez to push for the release of Jonathan Pollard, held in a U.S. prison for more than 28 years for spying for Israel.

Baby born in Israeli traffic jam

JERUSALEM, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- An Israeli volunteer paramedic who became stuck in a massive traffic jam said she helped a woman stuck on the same road give birth in a car.
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