Peres has been an advocate of closer ties between Israelis and Palestinians.
Israel revokes 83,000 permits for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza in response to shooting.
Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will back Palestinians until "their desired objectives" are achieved.
The blaze left one person slightly injured from smoke inhalation.
Mazen Qaq has had a series of threats against him since he put up his reward.
The assailant was shot dead as he wielded a knife in the attempted stabbing at Gush Etzion junction.
Anti-assimilation group condemns Christmas event as attempt to steal Jewish souls.
The world must hold Israel to account for crimes against the Palestinians, writes Saeb Erekat.
Abbas is warning U.S. and Israeli policymakers not of what he intends to do but what he could do.
U.N. members voted earlier this month to allow the Palestinian and Vatican flags to fly.
Labour leadership candidate responds to Jewish newspaper's questions on his alleged links to anti-Semites.
An analyst says Palestinian activists could take advantage of rules by carrying out more attacks.
Gaza officials have claimed that the bomb was dropped by the Israeli military during last summer's conflict.
Issa Amro is spearheading a non-violent resistance movement against Israel's settlements in Hebron.
Jaffa's Tabeetha School is a beacon of multiculturalism in Israel. But what chance does it have against the world outside?
Pollsters and the "Tel Aviv bubble" underestimated Netanyahu's political skills.
TV news said Likud and the Zionist Union had secured 27 seats each in the 120-member Knesset.
The Israeli election has exposed public fatigue with Benjamin Netanyahu's stress on national security rather than socio-economic problems.
With a week to go before polling, Netanyahu's opponent Herzog noses ahead.
The news fired up center-left opponents before a parliamentary election next month.
In the run-up to Israel's general election in March, all sides are suffering from a string of damaging accusations.
A Palestinian teenager stabbed two people in a supermarket near an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and was shot by a security guard, police and an ambulance service said.
Israel's prime minister fires key coalition ministers and opts for a snap poll.