Two Israeli soldiers injured in Palestinian shooting in Flashpoint Town

RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 25 (Reuters) – Two Israeli soldiers were wounded on Saturday, the army said, in a drive-by shooting claimed by a Palestinian armed group in the flashpoint town of Huwara in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PLFP) said in a statement that it carried out … Read more

The Israeli Defense Minister calls for an end to the judicial review

JERUSALEM, March 25 (Reuters) – Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Saturday called on the government to halt legislation on changes to the judiciary, saying the bitter dispute over the measures poses a threat to national security. “The deepening rift is seeping into military and defense institutions — this is a clear, immediate and real … Read more

Israeli minister says ‘no such thing’ as Palestinian people

JERUSALEM, March 20 (Reuters) – An Israeli minister responsible for governing the occupied West Bank on Monday issued his condemnation after saying there is no Palestinian history or culture and no such thing as a Palestinian people. Treasury Secretary Bezalel Smotrich also angered neighboring Jordan for speaking to a stage covered in what appeared to … Read more

Israel, Palestinians vow steps to curb violence ahead of Ramadan

The parties will report on progress in April Emphasize the need to prevent disturbances in Sacred Sites The West Bank has experienced a wave of confrontations CAIRO, March 19 (Reuters) – Israeli and Palestinian officials on Sunday agreed to establish a mechanism to curb violence and incitement, in talks that highlighted the need to prevent … Read more