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Palestinian fishermen are routinely fired upon by Israel's navy, despite remaining well within the 20-nautical-mile zone allocated during the 1993 Oslo Accords. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 11:14 GMT
Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen near Gaza City's shores, causing damage to at least two boats.
Israeli soldiers search a car at a checkpoint in Hebron. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot dead at the Al-Zayyim checkpoint in occupied East Jerusalem after allegedly attempting to stab checkpoint officers just before midnight on Friday.
Israeli soldiers fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the fallen soldiers at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem on April 22, 2015. (AFP/Ammar Awad)
April 22, 2015 - 18:19 GMT
Violence marred a public memorial ceremony on Wednesday, showing tensions between the city's ultra-orthodox and Zionist communities.
Crowds of Palestinians carried the body of Muhammed Abu Khdeir to mosque on July 4, 2014 (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Family of Palestinian teen murdered by Jewish extremists asks Israeli government to remove name from terror memorial
Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.
April 21, 2015 - 13:12 GMT
"Women's rights are not only about gender equality but also about abolishing the innate hegemonic undercurrents of power and control."
Fighting in Yarmouk has intensified since April 1 when Daesh seized part of the neighborhood, clashing with other armed groups as Syrian government forces besieged the area. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 07:55 GMT
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
Unconfirmed reports say the Hamas leader was arrested in the Gulf on charges of money laundering and fund smuggling across the Saudi Arabian border. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Unconfirmed reports say the militant group's leader has been apprehended in Saudi Arabia on charges related to money laundering and funds smuggling.
This has been the longest closure of the Rafah crossing since 2009. (Image: AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Palestinians call on Egyptian authorities to reopen the border point to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the Gaza Strip.
Explosions in Gaza in 2014. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Two explosive devices were detonated simultaneously in Gaza overnight, targeting the headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees and a police station. No injuries reported.
Ongoing, recurring conflict across the Middle East is hindering children's access to education. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
April 15, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Ongoing crises throughout the region, extreme violence, and poverty are preventing millions of children from education.