Palestinian Arena

June 16, 2014

Clashes broke out during a night raid in the refugee camp. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT

Israeli troops shot and killed a young Palestinian man in a refugee camp north of Ramallah during a night raid.

Fatah and Hamas created a unity government in April. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Hamas says the recent accusations that Hamas was responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens is an effort by Israel to bring down the newly formed Palestinian unity government.

June 15, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas of kidnapping the three missing Israeli teens. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT

Hamas denied accusations that it is responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens.

The Palestinians were detained in overnight raids in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
08:57 GMT

Israeli forces have detained nearly 80 Palestinians and continue major raids in the West Bank to find 3 missing Israeli teens.

June 14, 2014

The missing settlers are believed to have disappeared in Gush Etzion between Hebron and Bethlehem (File/AFP)
14:00 GMT

Palestinian men and women in Hebron were detained during a search by Israeli forces for missing settlers who were allegedly kidnapped.

No casualties were reported during the Israeli airstrike (File/AFP)
13:31 GMT

Israeli forces launched airstrikes over southern Gaza, hours after rockets hit Israel from the Strip.

June 12, 2014

Nadim Nuwara, 17, was shot by Israeli snipers at close range as he walked down the street (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Autopsy reports showed that Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Nakba Day, was killed by live ammunition.

June 11, 2014

Palestinian teens Mohammad Abu Thaher and Nadim Nuwara were shot dead by Israeli snipers as they walked down the street (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

The body of a 17-year-old teen who was shot dead by Israeli snipers while he walked down the street on Nakba Day will be exhumed for investigation.

The banking crisis started last Wednesday with Hamas-affiliated police officers preventing PA employees from collecting their wages (AFP/ File).
13:06 GMT

Banks in the Gaza Strip are reopening following the stalemate over salaries for Hamas employees of the former Gaza government.

A group of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons have been hunger striking for the past 48 days. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

Palestinian prisoners who are hunger striking remain steadfast in their mission. A statement released by the hunger strikers says they will continue "until victory or martyrdom."

June 10, 2014

The international community commonly refers to East Jerusalem as "occupied" (AFP/ File).
09:32 GMT

On Monday the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs summoned Australian Charge D'Affairs in Amman, John Feakes, to express concern regarding Australia's decision to no longer refer to East Jerusalem as "occupied".

The Palestinian Authority announced its boycott of settlement produce in early 2010 (AFP/ File).
09:16 GMT

The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture seized and dumped half a ton Israeli settlement grown dates on Monday

Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohan believes that negotiations with former Palestinian hunger strikers in 2012 was a mistake (AFP/ File).
08:01 GMT

Israel's Shin Bet security service wants Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from negotiating with Palestinian hunger-striking detainees and advance a bill to allow force-feeding.

June 9, 2014

Roughly 125 Palestinians have been refusing food since April 24. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT

Palestinians in the West Bank have closed their shops for one day in solidarity with the Palestinian hunger strikers.

Sunday's meeting involved Jewish, Christian and Muslim prayers, a multi-faith classical ensemble and the planting of an olive tree (AFP/ File).
11:28 GMT

Despite Pope Francis' call for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to respond to their people's yearning for peace, no concrete signals of compromise resulted from the Pope's symbolic meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.