Aoun accused Israel's UN ambassador of trying to destabilise southern Lebanon. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The warning follows a complaint from the Israel's ambassador to the UN about Aoun's statements on Hezbollah.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is seen on posters during a rally in Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 17, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Nasrallah also described Donald Trump's Middle East policy as 'confusing.'
US President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu take arrive for a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House on February 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
February 16, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Palestinian leaders said the only alternative is a system of apartheid.
Israeli soldiers keep position during clashes with Palestinian protestors following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on February 10, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 16, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In addition to recognizing Palestine as a state in 2014, Sweden has since welcomed the opening of a Palestinian embassy.
A U.S. retreat from the internationally backed goal of a future two-state solution alarms Palestinians, who seek a state in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The comments came on the eve of White House talks between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a senior White House official said the decision to shape future peace lies in the hands of Palestinians and Israelis themselves.
Israeli forces launched multiple raids in towns and villages across the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, detaining at least 11 Palestinians. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli forces carry out detention raids across the occupied territory on a near-daily basis, with the UN recording an average of 95 weekly raids in the West Bank in 2016, and 100 weekly raids on average thus far in 2017.
Trump and Bibi are expected to meet on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
"A two-state solution that doesn't bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to achieve," a senior White House official told Reuters.
The upcoming visit will also of­fer insights into the relationship between the Netanyahu govern­ment and the Jewish community in the United States. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
After eight years of U.S.-Israeli differences under Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, Netanyahu is hoping to establish a strong bond with the staunchly pro-Israel Trump administration.
The Turkish embassy did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli forces detained Muhammad Murtaja, a coordinator for the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), and added that the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv was making calls to release him.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on February 12, 2017. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
February 14, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Chancellor Angela Merkel cancelled the meeting after the Israeli Knesset passed a law retroactively legalizing some 4,000 illegal settlements.
High-ranking member of the Hamas military wing, Yahya Sinwar, was elected head of the movements political office in Gaza. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Hamas officials said on Monday that Yahya Sinwar, a senior commander of the Ezzedine Qassam Brigades, was elected to head the movement’s political office in Gaza.
Palestinian MPs and rights groups have slammed the bill as racist. (Shutterstock)
February 13, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The latest version of the bill prohibits the amplified call to prayer from 11 pm to 7 am.
Israel's Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, December 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Offer comes amid a proposal to name former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad the UN envoy to Libya.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The conversation between Sameh Shoukry and Yitzhak Molcho leaked on Friday.
In this file photo, an Israeli army bulldozer destroys Palestinian houses in the East Jerusalem area of Silwan. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 07:41 GMT
At least 16 Palestinian homes received the orders, Abu Diab said, where at least 118 individuals reside. The families of al-Ruweidi, al-Qadi, Shaloudi, al-Abbasi, and Hamdan were all reported to have received the orders.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Haley have criticized the United Nations for adopting a resolution in December that demanded an end to Israeli settlement building. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
U.N. chief Antonio Guterres nominated Fayyad to the post on Thursday and the Security Council had been expected to approve his appointment without objections.