Levant

November 25, 2014

Israeli bus hits two Palestinians in Jenin. (AFP)
21:59 GMT
An Israeli bus driver ran over two Palestinian at al-Jalama checkpoint in Jenin, killing one person and injuring another, Palestinian security sources said Tuesday.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas meets the European Union's new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Ramallah on November 8, 2014. (AFP)
17:18 GMT
Delay due to disagreements about wording, but despite Israeli efforts motion is expected to pass on December 18.
American photo journalist James Foley was beheaded by ISIL in August 2014. The US government does not pay ransoms for American hostages. (AFP/File)
10:54 GMT
ISIL militants received some $45 million in ransoms over the past year by kidnapping Western nationals, according to a UN expert.
Lebanese security forces drive through Tripoli during armed clashes with gunmen, October 25, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:19 GMT
A Syrian refugee was killed while several others were injured during clashes Monday between two groups linked to Fatah in Lebanon's Burj al-Barajneh camp.
A Bedouin woman searches through tents destroyed by Israeli forces for her belongings in the Jordan Valley. (AFP/File)
08:27 GMT
Bedouins suffered greatly during Israeli occupation but now under the Jewish state's plans to displace them, life for these nomadic people is about to get worse.
Tensions have been high in Jerusalem after five Israelis were killed in a synagogue last week. (AFP/File)
07:43 GMT
A 45-year-old man was stabbed in Jerusalem by assailants believed to be Palestinian amid increasing tensions since a synagogue was attacked last week.
Twelve Syrian refugees were deported back to their country by Jordanian authorities. (AFP/File)
05:39 GMT
Human Rights Watch criticized the Jordanian government for deporting vulnerable Syrian refugees back across the border.

November 24, 2014

Israeli forces have arrested at least eleven Palestinians in overnight operations late Sunday. (AFP/File)
15:35 GMT
Israeli forces have arrested at least eleven Palestinians in overnight operations on a number of Palestinian houses across the West Bank.
The battle for Kobani has raged for over three months. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT
Kurdish fighters continue to make advances against ISIL in Kobani.
The Palestinian man is believed to be in good condition after being transferred to hospital. (AFP/File)
11:03 GMT
A Palestinian man was injured after being attacked by three Israelis in East Jerusalem following weeks of violence in the city.
Nadim Nuwara, 17, was killed on Nakba Day in May 2014 while he walked down the street. (AFP/File)
08:51 GMT
An Israeli border policeman was charged with manslaughter for shooting and killing a Palestinian teen, which was captured on CCTV footage.
The 32-year-old Palestinian man had been farming close to the border with Israel when shot. (AFP/File)
08:18 GMT
A Palestinian farmer was shot and killed by Israeli forces close to the border in northern Gaza Sunday, according to medics.
Over 200,000 people have died in the Syrian war since March 2011, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
Syrian refugees in Athens protested over poor living conditions in the country Sunday, calling on the Greek government to grant them asylum.

November 23, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on November 23, 2014. (AFP/Jim Hollander)
18:28 GMT
PM: France's parliament would be making a 'grave mistake' if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.
Fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, Syria; inset: Hamza Magamzeh, an Israeli citizen suspected of joining the radical group (photo: AP/Shin Bet)
18:22 GMT
Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.