Palestinian Arena

July 9, 2014

Air strikes Tuesday killed 15 Palestinians. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT

Ongoing Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip have killed 12 people on Wednesday.

Israeli air strikes have left several dead. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT

Jordan strongly condemned Israel's recent attacks on the Gaza Strip, calling for an immediate halt to strikes.

Israel's air and naval forces have struck scores of sites across the Gaza Strip overnight, with ground troops arriving on the Strip's borders in advance (AFP/ File).
07:30 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has telephoned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to support a ceasefire to halt Israeli military escalations in the Gaza Strip.

July 8, 2014

Muhammed Abu Khdeir's body was found badly burned in the outskirts of Jerusalem (File/AFP)
08:38 GMT

The family murdered Palestinian teen, Muhammed Abu Khdeir, said on Monday they "refused to welcome" condolences from the former Israeli president, Shimon Peres, for their son.

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have risen over the killing of three Jewish teens and one Palestinian teen. (AFP/File)
07:31 GMT

Israel is calling up its reservist forces as tensions with Palestinians increase.

Sources say the Gaza International Airport was heavily bombed. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Israeli fighter jets are launching a series of new airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

July 7, 2014

A 16-year-old Palestinian was burned alive by Israeli settlers last week. (AFP/File)
12:55 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the Gaza Strip to voice their anger over the recent killing of a Palestinian teenager who was burned alive by Israeli settlers.

A Palestinian woman Hamas supporter hold up a rifle during a protest against the kidnapping and killing a Palestinian teenager by Israeli settlers in Jerusalem earlier in the week, and against any Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip in the Jabalya refugee camp, in northern Gaza, on July 4, 2014. [AFP]
10:14 GMT

IAF strikes in Gaza following 25 rockets throughout day; Hamas says Israel "will pay" for escalation; mortar shell lands in Golan Heights from Syria, IDF retaliates with gunfire.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014 at his Jerusalem office.
09:37 GMT

"We worked immediately to find the perpetrators, they will be tried and brought to justice," says Netanyahu.

Six Palestinian fighters were buried under debris after an air strike, a Hamas spokesman said (File/AFP)
08:09 GMT

Israeli air raids killed nine Palestinian fighters and injured at least five civilians across the besieged Gaza Strip overnight.

July 6, 2014

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian young man during clashes with Palestinians protesting against the murder of a Palestinian teenager on July 6, 2014 in the West Bank village of Al-Ram, adjacent to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.[AFP]
12:01 GMT

Suspicions mounting that crime was carried out for nationalistic reasons, according to Israeli media reports; a gag order remains in place on the details of the investigation.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014 at his Jerusalem office. [AFP]
10:08 GMT

Premier held urgent security consultations Saturday that ended with only an anemic statement to the press.

Israeli settlers have increased "revenge attacks" against Palestinians after three Jewish teens were killed in the West Bank (File/AFP)
08:24 GMT

Hardline Jewish settlers attacked a Christian cleric while he was traveling from Bethlehem to his church in the village of Aboud.

Collective punishment: Human rights groups have criticized Israel's use of force against Palestinians in the West Bank, since the teens went missing (File/AFP)
08:10 GMT

Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian man from Hebron in connection with the killing of three settlers - a charge his family denies.

July 5, 2014

Masked Palestinian protesters throw stones towards Israeli police during clashes in the Shuafat neighborhood in Israeli-annexed Arab East Jerusalem. (AFP/THOMAS COEX)
07:34 GMT

At least 20 Palestinians were reported injured on Friday in clashes following the funeral of Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir, medics said.