JERUSALEM - Israeli troops in the West Bank killed two senior Hamas militants, and a settler leader struck a rock-wielding Palestinian youth with his car Friday in disputed east Jerusalem as tensions rose over stalled peace talks.

JERUSALEM - Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers at two contested holy sites and in a West Bank village Friday, seriously injuring a Palestinian woman and a 14-year-old boy, officials and witnesses said.

HEBRON, West Bank - The Palestinian Cabinet moved its weekly meeting to Hebron on Monday in a symbolic act against Israel's addition of a contested shrine in this volatile West Bank city to its list of national heritage sites.

JERUSALEM - The Palestinian president is warning that the region could plunge into a "religious war" over Israel's plans to recognize a disputed West Bank shrine as one of its own national heritage sites.

JERUSALEM - Israel is adding two key West Bank holy shrines to its list of national heritage sites, the prime minister said Sunday, staking a claim that angered Palestinians, who want Israel out of the West Bank.
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