Most Popular


A Palestinian news program has reportedly used the high profile theft to accuse Jews generally of being thieves. (What's On)
11:27 GMT
A Palestinian news program has reportedly used the high profile theft to accuse Jews generally of being thieves.
Selena reportedly isn't bothered about upsetting Bella with her relationship with her ex The Weeknd as the pair were never good friends anyway. (theBERRY)
08:55 GMT
Selena reportedly isn't bothered about upsetting Bella with her relationship with her ex The Weeknd as the pair were never good friends anyway.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) gestures next to Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov (L) and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini as they take part with other representatives during the Mideast peace conference in Paris on January 15, 2017. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)
07:00 GMT
Around half a million Palestinians still reside in Lebanon, most of them living below the poverty line.

January 15, 2017

Jibril Rajoub
17:16 GMT
In a wide-ranging interview Ramallah, Rajoub spoke about the six settlement clubs, the international peace conference in Paris, and internal Palestinian reconciliation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and France's Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault at a press conference after a meeting in Paris on December 10, 2016. (AFP/Patrick Kovarik)
17:00 GMT
They are not expecting any diplomatic breakthroughs.
"These labels don’t really matter", a female truck driver from Bashar Murad's defiant music video (screenshot)
10:01 GMT
The clip has gained praise online for its defiant take on gender roles.
French President Francois Hollande, left, greets US Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File)
07:08 GMT
A draft declaration expected to be released at the conclusion of the conference called for a "negotiated solution with two states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
A Palestinian family whose house was demolished by Israeli bulldozers walk past a tent on April 21, 2015, in the southern West Bank village of Ad-Deirat Rifaiyya. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
06:00 GMT
On Tuesday, Israeli forces demolished 11 homes belonging to Palestinian citizens of Israel in the city of Qalansawe in central Israel

January 14, 2017

Tear gas canisters rain down on demonstrators in the West Bank village of Bilin. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
In Bilin, protesters, who included both Palestinian and international participants, held Palestinian flags and marched through the village's streets shouting slogans and songs, calling for national unity, resisting Israeli occupation, releasing Palestinian prisoners, and other principles close to the Palestinian struggle.

January 13, 2017

PM Benjamin Netanyahu is accompanied by PMO Director-General Eli Groner to weekly cabinet meeting. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Recent UN resolution could lead to ‘troubling policies,’ Eli Groner acknowledges, but countries need to decide what’s in their best interest, ‘to be with Israel, or without Israel.’

January 12, 2017

Hamas has gained access to the phones of junior Israeli soldiers (Wikimedia Commons)
11:57 GMT
Hamas members in Gaza have reportedly used false accounts and pictures of attractive women to lure in young Israeli men.
Authorities in Hamas-run Gaza arrest singer-comedian after who made a video about electricity crisis and said, "Hamas enough". (Times of Israel)
11:07 GMT
Authorities in Hamas-run Gaza arrest singer-comedian after who made a video about electricity crisis and said, "Hamas enough".
A picture taken on January 3, 2017, shows the skyline of Gaza City during the sunset. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
11:00 GMT
Palestinians living and working near the area often come under fire from Israeli forces.
Palestinians gather around a fire during a power cut in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, on January 4, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
07:51 GMT
With Gaza's power plant not running at full capacity and crippled by over $2 billion in electrical debts, Gazans are growing increasingly impatient with the lack of power.

January 11, 2017

A Bedouin woman sits in front of a razed home. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Bedouin communities, who have also been recent victims of home demolitions, say it comes as a direct retaliation from the impending evacuation of the Amona settlement.

January 10, 2017

Forming a third of the occupied West Bank and with 88 percent of its land classified as Area C -- under full Israeli military control -- the Jordan Valley has long been a strategic area of land unlikely to return to Palestinians following Israel's occupation in 1967. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
The pipeline was funded by international NGO Action Against Hunger four years ago.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has written to several heads of state urging them to work to prevent the US from moving its embassy to Jersualem. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Abbas also wrote to other heads of state asking them to 'exert as much effort as possible' to prevent the relocation of the US embassy.
Israeli soldiers patrol near olive trees that were recently cut to open a new road east of the West Bank town of Qalqilyah on January 8, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
08:00 GMT
The IDF stormed al-Fariah refugee camp in an early morning raid.

January 9, 2017

A poster is put up outside the Jerusalem home of attacker Fadi al-Qanbar (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
14:06 GMT
Many have celebrated the attacker's actions, which killed four Israeli soldiers, while others have called for a change in the media narrative.
Israeli border police at the scene of the truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Al-Qunbar's sister Shadia told Ma'an that Israeli forces raided the Palestinian's home, as well as his brothers' and parents' houses, holding the family members for more than three hours.
Israeli security forces and medics gather at the site of a ramming attack in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
At least four people were killed and 15 injured after a truck swerved into a group of soldiers getting off a bus in East Jerusalem on Sunday.

January 8, 2017

Pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrate outside the Israeli embassy in London in 2014. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
The footage, obtained by an undercover reporter, showed an Israeli diplomat discussing ways to 'take down' various British politicians seen as unfriendly to Israel.
Israeli security forces gather around a flatbed truck at the site of a ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
13:24 GMT
Three or four people are feared dead, while others were suffering from severe injuries.
Demonstrators gather outside the Houses of Parliament after marching from outside the Israeli embassy in central London on July 26, 2014, calling for an end to violence in Gaza. (AFP/Justin Tallis)
09:00 GMT
The footage was obtained by an undercover reporter for al-Jazeera and was circulated around British media.
The Palestinian-American record producer needs a big home for his family. (
08:57 GMT
The Palestinian-American record producer needs a big home for his family.
A Palestinian protestor looks towards Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on January 6, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
07:00 GMT
Israeli ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said the figure represented the estimated percentage Israel spends at the UN to support Palestinian causes.
In July, an Israeli lawyer filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., claiming that the social media platform allowed members of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas to plan and carry out attacks against Americans and Israelis. (File photo)
05:00 GMT
Husam Badran, a Hamas spokesman, said in a statement that Facebook had closed more than 90 page supporting Hamas, in addition to 30 personal accounts affiliated with the movement.

January 7, 2017

Trump promised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he would recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's undivided capital if he emerged triumphant in the US presidential election. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A high-ranking Jordanian official has warmed US President-elect Donald Trump of “catastrophic” repercussions in case he opts to honor his campaign pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds.

January 6, 2017

Lieberman stated that calls for a pardon were "ignorance and slogans" following Netanyahu's statement. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The Israeli military court gave a wholesale endorsement of the prosecution's argument that Azarya was unjustified in killing 21-year-old Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif in March, based in part on the blistering testimonies given by Azarya's army commanders.

January 5, 2017

A spokesperson told the crowd that the family would, with the help of the Palestinian leadership, continue to push for a murder charge against Azaria in international courts. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The case was closely followed by many Palestinians, who often complain that Israel refuses to prosecute crimes committed by its soldiers. The last manslaughter conviction against an Israeli soldier came 12 years ago.
Marah Jawdat Moussa Bakir is seen in a screenshot shared on social media at the time of her detention. (Twitter)
07:00 GMT
The court sentenced Marah Jawdat Moussa Bakir, 17, from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina to eight-and-a-half years of prison and imposed a fine of 10,000 shekels (approximately $2,595) on her.
In this image released by the UN, members of the Security Council vote on December 23, 2016, on a resolution to stop Israeli settlements. (AFP/Manuel Elias)
05:00 GMT
Not only will Israel not respect the United Nations' will but is, in fact, already accelerating its settlement activities in the Jerusalem area, in defiance of that will.

January 4, 2017

Judges deliver verdict in manslaughter trial of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT
Judge Maya Heller skewers ‘unreliable’ defense of Elor Azaria, calls the killing 'unjustifiable' and determines Azaria shot Hebron attacker because ‘terrorists deserve to die.’
Kal Penn, actor and former White House official, has donated a $25,000 prize to displaced Palestinians. (File photo)
09:00 GMT
Penn, who is also a former White House official, tweeted urging followers to give to UNRWA.
The Palestinian Authority has faced crippling financial crises with regularity since its inception in 1994. (Maan News)
05:20 GMT
Employees at Hebron's al-Mezan private hospital are striking in protest against the failure of the Palestinian Ministry of Health to pay salaries and other debts owed to the hospital.

January 3, 2017

Israeli forces stand next to the body of a Palestinian who was shot dead following an alleged attempt to stab Israeli border police, at a checkpoint near the Israeli settlement of Har Homa in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
“It’s not just about potentially rogue soldiers, but also about senior Israeli officials who publicly tell forces to unlawfully shoot to kill.”
Israeli soldiers aim their guns at Palestinian youths during clashes in Hebron on October 4, 2015.  (AFP/Hazem Bader)
08:00 GMT
General Director of HRC Imad Hamdan said that Israeli forces detained five of their employees while working in a house in al-Shuhada Street as part of the committee's aims to preserve Palestinian culture in the area.
Basel Ghattas of the Israeli Knesset's Joint Arab List voluntarily gave up his parliamentary immunity and was slapped with a travel ban until the investigation was concluded. (AFP/File)
07:30 GMT
Ghattas voluntarily gave up his parliamentary immunity last month so that investigations could proceed.
Since the 2013 military coup against President Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian authorities have cracked down on the tunnels along border with the Palestinian territory. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Since 2013 the Egyptian army has been methodically flooding and collapsing the tunnels.