Gulf Times - Hebron
Palestinian killed in clashes on anniversary of Arafat's death

Palestinian killed in clashes on anniversary of Arafat's death

Clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli forces Monday during demonstrations marking the 15th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat in the occupied West Bank

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army

A Palestinian man was killed in clashes on Friday with the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Palestinian court grants bail to prominent activist

Palestinian court grants bail to prominent activist

A Palestinian court on Sunday released on bail a prominent activist arrested after he criticised president Mahmud Abbas's administration.

Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers Friday in the powderkeg West Bank city of Hebron on the anniversary of a 1994 massacre carried out by a far-right Jewish settler.

Killing wounded attacker: Israeli soldier gets 18 months jail

Killing wounded attacker: Israeli soldier gets 18 months jail

A young Israeli soldier convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant lying wounded on the ground was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment on Tuesday, far less than prosecutors requested, in one of the most divisive cases in Israel's history.

Palestinian assailant with knife shot dead in West Bank

Palestinian assailant with knife shot dead in West Bank

A Palestinian armed with a knife attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and was shot and killed, the Israeli army said.

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier, shot dead: army

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier, shot dead: army

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before he was shot dead, the army said, in the fourth attack on Israelis in less than 24 hours.

Israel destroys home of Palestinian who stabbed girl in bed: army

Israel destroys home of Palestinian who stabbed girl in bed: army

The Israeli army on Monday destroyed the home of a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, after he killed a 13-year-old girl as she slept in her bed, a military spokeswoman said.

Israel approves millions to West Bank settlements after attacks

Israel approves millions to West Bank settlements after attacks

Israel's government on Sunday approved nearly $13mn in financing for the West Bank settlements of Kiryat Arba and within Hebron, officials said, following a wave of Palestinian attacks in the area.

Israel tightens security near Hebron, angering Palestinians

Israel tightens security near Hebron, angering Palestinians

Israel has ramped up security in the occupied West Bank since a Palestinian killed a 13-year-old Jewish girl in a settlement last week, deploying more troops and setting up checkpoints near the city of Hebron.

Israel locks down flashpoint Hebron after deadly attacks

Israel locks down flashpoint Hebron after deadly attacks

Israeli troops locked down the occupied West Bank's most populous city Hebron and surrounding villages on Saturday after two Israelis were killed in Palestinian attacks nearby.

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israelis, shot dead: police

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israelis, shot dead: police

A Palestinian woman attempted to stab Israeli border police guards at a flashpoint West Bank shrine on Friday and was shot dead, Israeli police said.