Palestine & Israel
A jury in Brooklyn finds Arab Bank liable for terrorist acts committed overseas.
Syrian turmoil spills over the border with the intrusion of Syrian warplane into Israeli airspace, IAF strikes down jet with Patriot missile.
Yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer,16, Eyal Yifrah, 19, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, were kidnapped by terrorists late at night on June 12 from a hitchhiking post in Gush Etzion.
President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinian leadership is close to deciding if it will file complaints against Israel at United Nations institutions and courts in November.
September 22, 2014
Fatah and Hamas leaders will meet in Cairo before indirect talks are to take place with Israel, according to Egyptian sources.
Palestinian engineers deactivated over three tons of unexploded bombs and a missile, leftover from Israel's recent 50-day assault in Gaza.
Palestinian leaders left for Egypt Monday to discuss rebuilding the Gaza Strip and securing a permanent ceasefire with Israel.
The UN will monitor reconstruction in Gaza by sending 500 international supervisors to the Strip at the request of a senior Israeli official.
September 21, 2014
Egypt-brokered Indirect talks are expected to resume Tuesday between Israel and the Palestinian factions,
Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in Cairo next week in attempt to iron out issues that have prevented the full implementation of a unity deal agreed upon in April, a senior Fatah official said Saturday.
September 20, 2014
A 35-year-old Bedouin man's body was found decapitated in Egypt's southern city of Sheikh Zuweid Friday, believed to be killed by SInai militants responsible for several similar incidents in the same area, including when four decapitated bodies were found about 15 kilometers from the Gaza border.
September 18, 2014
Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq on Wednesday told Ma'an that indirect ceasefire negotiations between Palestinians and Israel will restart within the next week.
The dead were buried and the wounded are trying to heal while the rubble of the war on Gaza remains in place. Hundreds of thousands of tons worth of rubble, not to mention the environmental and health hazard they pose, remind the survivors of death every morning. Removing the rubble means finally beginning the process of reconstruction and a return to normal life.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has accused the United States of routinely passing private and unedited communications of American citizens to Israel.
September 17, 2014
A public opinion poll published on Tuesday showed that half of the Palestinian public supports an armed intifada against Israel.