October 31, 2014
Thousands took to the streets of the Gaza Strip Friday during a march of solidarity against Israeli actions in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Tensions have surged at the al-Aqsa compound this week following the violent killing of a Palestinian and attempted killing of a Jewish activist that spurred the compound to close its doors for the first time since 1967.
SodaStream International Ltd. announced the plant in the Mishor Adumin industrial zone will close in 2015. It said work at the plant, and at another in northern Israel, will be relocated.
October 30, 2014
Israeli authorities decided to reopen the Al Aqsa Mosque for Muslim worshipers.
Fresh clashes in Jerusalem happened after Israeli police shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried to kill a far-right Jewish activist.
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has called Israel's decision to close al-Aqsa mosque compound a "declaration of war."
The Swedish government officially recognized Palestine as an independent state Thursday.
Israeli authorities on Thursday shut the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem following the shooting of a far-right Jewish rabbi.
The controversial American-Israeli activist Yehuda Glick was shot and injured during a rally in Jerusalem Wednesday.
In response to statements made by Palestine and Israel at an emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Wednesday, the UN called the announcement of the new settlements, as well as the recent terror attacks, “worrisome developments.”
October 29, 2014
The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday over current tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
October 28, 2014
Egyptian authorities announced plans to create a buffer zone along the border with Gaza following a suicide bombing that killed 30 soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.
October 27, 2014
For the first time since the establishment of Israel in 1948, the Israeli authorities are considering a plan to build a new "Arab city"
Peace talks with Israel were put on hold due to the attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the head of Palestine's ceasefire delegation team said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the construction of 1,060 new settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories.