A post by the Shehab news agency reads: "The Martyr Mesbah Abu Sbih carried out the shooting in occupied Jerusalem which killed a cop and an Israeli settler and wounded 6 others."
Peres is widely regarded as the founder of Israel's nuclear research.
Last year, Abu Sabih was indicted on eight counts of incitement to violence and terrorism, and eight counts of supporting a terror organization.
The two were brought to the hospital in critical condition, after being shot by the terrorist.
He is Mesbah Abu Sabih, 39, a resident of Silwan, a mixed neighborhood on the outskirts of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Baruch Marzel, a Boston-born Orthodox Jew, said in Jerusalem there never was and never will be peaceful coexistence with the Arabs.
The Ma'an news agency reported the closing of access to and from Arab villages and neighborhoods in and around Jerusalem following the shooting spree.
The terrorist had a grenade, 3 magazines, and a knife on him. Civilians and police have been wounded.
MDA is treating one person for shock.
PM Netanyahu informs US Secy of State Kerry that Amona residents will move to another settlement if they must be expelled.
A 'kite camera' reconnaissance apparatus flew from Gaza into Israeli skies on Saturday.
A search at the checkpoint near El Khader during the Sabbath revealed assault rifles and ammunition in one vehicle.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni recommended that the next government (which she expected to head) dismantle the division by blocking its state budget. Without a budget, the division was expected to wither and die.
Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi told Ma'ariv it would be "unacceptable" for his town to become the battleground for various Gazan factions to fight each other.
Habayit Hayehudi is facing an existential dilemma these days, as many of its voters have said they'd rather see their elected representatives leave government than participate in the decision to uproot the Amona residents.
DM Liberman made it clear in remarks to Hamas that Israel will not tolerate attacks from Gaza.
The Knesset National Union faction participated in the dedication of new Jewish home in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.
An Arab weapons dealer was intercepted by Israeli security forces on his way to a 'meeting.'
Jewish groups slammed a European Parliament draft report on its relationship with Iran.
IDF tanks fired mortar shells at Gaza in response to a second rocket attack on southern Israel.
More than a dozen wanted fugitives were captured by Israeli forces in Judea and Samaria.
IAF Major Ohad Cohen Nov will be laid to rest in the Moshav Mazor Cemetery.
Arabs who work near the buffer zone on occasion attempt to attack, even fire on the machinery and are repelled with fire.
Six members of a Hezbollah terrorist cell were discovered smuggling drugs and arms, and operating in northern Israel.
The Arab teens are suspected of throwing rocks and improvised pipe bombs towards worshipers in Rachel's Tomb.