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  • Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack

    Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attack
    On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier. The bloodstains had been washed away. But four memorial...
  • Timeline: Rising violence in Jerusalem

    Timeline: Rising violence in Jerusalem
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Over the past several weeks, tension and violence have risen steadily in Jerusalem, culminating in Tuesday's attack on a synagogue in which four Israeli worshippers were shot and knifed to death by Palestinians assailants. [ID:...
  • Attackers used meat cleavers in Jerusalem synagogue assault that killed 4

    JERUSALEM Two Palestinians wielding meat cleavers and a pistol attacked Jewish worshippers Tuesday at a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers, killing four people and wounding six others before they were shot dead by police, an Israeli police...
  • Jerusalem synagogue assault kills 4 worshipers, police officer

    JERUSALEM Two Palestinians wielding meat cleavers and a pistol attacked Jewish worshippers Tuesday at a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers, killing four worshippers and a police officer and wounding five others before they were shot dead by...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'Lone wolf' pattern seen in deadly assault

    In the pious Har Nof neighborhood in the hills of West Jerusalem, early-morning prayers at a landmark synagogue are an integral part of the rhythm of daily religious life. Those who chose that time and place to strike seemed to know that. Two...
  • Pictures in the News | November 12, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where they are celebrating the landing a spacecraft on a comet for the first time. Philae, a mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine, landed on comet 67p deep in space....
  • Israel lifts age limit on Muslim men praying at Jerusalem holy site

    For the first time in weeks, Israel lifted age restrictions for Muslim men wanting to pray at a holy site in the walled Old City, and Friday prayers passed peacefully, raising hopes for a cooling of tensions in the wake of a visit to the region by...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says

    Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says
    Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take concrete steps to calm tensions around Jerusalem's holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after talks in the Jordanian capital. Violence has flared in recent weeks over the...
  • Israel border officer arrested over fatal shooting of Palestinian boy

    Israel border officer arrested over fatal shooting of Palestinian boy
    Israeli police have arrested a paramilitary border police officer over the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank in May, a spokesman said Wednesday. Nadim Nuwara, 17, and Muhammad Abu Thahr, 16, were killed during a May 15...
  • Israeli border officer held in shooting death of Palestinian teen

    A member of the Israeli security forces has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager, police said Wednesday. The development comes as Israeli police are on the defensive over the recent fatal shootings of...
  • Israeli and Palestinian tension high as Kerry goes to Jordan for talks

    Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration. The Israeli move...