There are fears that violence could escalate on the West Bank after Israel barred Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City. Israel announced the move after a Palestinian teenager stabbed two Israelis to death and injured two more.
Over 5,000 women from both Israel and the Palestinian territories have arrived in Jerusalem after a two-week march through Israel and the West Bank. They are calling for a peace deal.
Rival factions Fatah and Hamas have reached a reconciliation deal to form a unity government. Under the deal, the Palestinian Authority will take over governing in the Gaza Strip.
Three Israeli guards and a Palestinian gunman have been killed in an attack on an upscale Jewish West Bank settlement north of Jerusalem. Police say the gunman was spotted trying to enter among day laborers.
Belgium has halted education projects in the Palestinian territories after finding that a school it financed was renamed after a woman whom Brussels considers a terrorist. Two further school projects have been suspended.
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