Israel sees Palestinian attacks “waning”; two killed in West Bank

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Jan 14 : Israeli troops killed two knife-wielding Palestinian assailants in the occupied West Bank today, the army said, the latest in a months-long spate of street violence that Israel’s defence minister described as declining. Almost daily stabbings, car-rammings and shootings by Palestinians targeting Israelis have been fuelled in part by […]

“Enraged” Israel summons Swedish envoy over FM’s remarks

By Dan Williams and Anna Ringstrom JERUSALEM/STOCKHOLM, Jan 13 : Israel summoned the Swedish ambassador today to convey what it described as its “rage” at a call by Stockholm’s top diplomat for an investigation to determine whether Israeli forces were guilty of extrajudicial killings of Palestinians. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom’s remarks yesterday were the […]