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Israeli troops gun down Jordanian judge who ‘tried to seize a soldier’s weapon’

Israeli troops on Monday shot dead a Palestinian Jordanian who allegedly tried to snatch a soldier’s weapon at the main Jordan border crossing, with Amman saying the man was a judge. The shooting, which the Palestinian Authority sharply condemned, took place at the Allenby Bridge crossing between the West Bank…

Anti-Muslim graffiti scrawled on West Bank mosque

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories — Vandals sprayed graffiti on the walls of a mosque and a university in the West Bank town of Birzeit near Ramallah on Friday in attacks by suspected Israeli settlers. Palestinian security officials told AFP that “Death to the Arabs” and slogans insulting the Prophet Mohammed were…