U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrives in Israel today on his 70th birthday, is dooming the potential success of the peace talks by siding with Israel, according to Palestinian sources.
During a phonecall with Gazan Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow wants a "speedy" end to Israel's harsh blockade of Gaza.
December 10, 2013
Roger Waters stepped back into his campaigning shoes to call for signing a petition against Israeli institutions.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be returning to the Middle East just five days after his last visit in a bid to secure a full, not an interim, peace deal between the Palestinians and Israelis.
December 9, 2013
According to a recent Israeli intelligence report, an increasing number of Salafists from Gaza and Israeli Arabs have joined ranks with jihadist rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.
PLO official: Kerry and his pro-Israeli security proposals will cause "total failure" of peace talks
Senior PLO official Yasser Abed Rabbo on Monday told AFP that the U.S. proposals on Israel's security threaten the future of the peace talks.
History is expected to be made upon the signing of the an agreement that would allow water to be drawn from the Red Sea in order to provide desalinated water to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians as well as rescue the dying Dead Sea.
Who said peace is dead? In historic moment, Jordan, Palestine, and Israel come together to save the Dead Sea
But don't get too carried away with the idealistic title, the deal is also all about guarding their strategic interests.
Following the death of a 14-year-old boy at the hands of an Israeli solider on Sunday, Ramallah on Monday came to a standstill as youths from nearby refugee camps forced business to close.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to participate in the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa next week.
Netanyahu: Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state is "the minimal requirement for peace"
During a webcast video speech to the 10th annual Saban Forum on Middle East policy in Washington, Netanyahu said that Palestinians needed to "come to grips" with the idea of Israel as a Jewish nation state in order for peace negotiations to succeed.
December 8, 2013
Israel's Economy Minister Naftali Bennett proposed Sunday that the Jewish state annex parts of the West Bank.
Hundreds turned out for a march that led from Ajami Mosque to Gazan Park in Jaffa in protest of the Prawer Plan which aims to relocate Bedouins from large land settlement to a fraction of the space.
Family and friends blame Israeli troops for firing on and killing a teenage Palestinian boy near the Jalazoun refugee camp.
December 6, 2013
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas paid tribute Friday to Nelson Mandela's commitment to his people's cause as he mourned the South African liberation icon.
Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat said Thursday peace talks with Israel were “difficult and complicated,” after a meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
December 5, 2013
Breaking the taboo of boycotting Israel, the American Studies Association has launched a massive initiative boycotting Israeli academic institutions that are complicit in the occupation.
December 4, 2013
According to a report from the Israeli media, the government is planning to transfer 20,000 dunams (just over 20 km²) of occupied land in Area C in the West Bank to the PA for use in commercial projects.
After they entered the Al Aqsa mosque compound under armed guard, Israelis clashed with Palestinian Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
While Arafat's wife is still in disbelief, French experts claim to have found "natural causes" as the reason behind Yasser Arafat's death.
December 3, 2013
Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas told reporters that Palestinians will "take action" against Israel vis-a-vis international bodies if peace talks fail.
A Palestinian investigator told reporters Tuesday that he would soon release the names of those he believed were responsible for former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death.
Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip as there is now a "public health catastrophe" after the sole Gaza power plant shut down.
500 officers from the Palestinian national security service have descended on the northern West Bank in a bid to bring calm and stability to Nablus following a series of recent violent clashes.
December 2, 2013
Report: World Zionist Organization planning on expanding settlements to Galilee to "boost Israeli sovereignty"
The World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division is seeking to expand Israel's illegal settlements to Galilee to promote "judaiztion" and "even out" the demographic balance between Arabs and Jews.
December 1, 2013
Palestinian Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments, Mahmud al-Habbash, unveiled on Saturday the details of an Egyptian-Palestinian agreement to open Rafah crossing twice a month in order to facilitate the passage of Gazans on pilgrimage to Mecca.
Amid a dire fuel and power shortage in the Gaza Strip, Amnesty International has called on the Israeli regime to immediately end the blockade it has imposed on the enclave.
Al Qaeda linked personnel told Reuters Sunday that the three militants who were killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces were former members.
Despite widespread demonstrations and an international outcry against the Prawer Plan - that seeks to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouins if implemented - the Israeli government is dedicated to the plan, Israeli media reported.
November 30, 2013
A volunteer for the Israeli border police shot and killed a young Palestinian worker in northern Israel on early Saturday morning.
U.N. General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned the international community against the mounting tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and called for an end to all new Israeli settlements in Palestine's occupied territories.