The US vice-president has criticised those who fail to condemn gun and knife attacks on Israelis, in an implicit attack on the Palestinian leadership. Joe Biden was speaking during a visit to Israel overshadowed by violence.
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli police in Jerusalem on Wednesday after apparently shooting at a bus, while a third was shot dead as he tried to stab soldiers in the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday, an American tourist was killed in one of a series of attacks.
Taylor Force, a 28-year-old MBA student and US Army veteran, and 12 Israelis were stabbed by a Palestinian along the seafront of Jaffa, while Mr Biden was visiting the Peres Centre for Peace a few kilometres away. Read more