MK Anat Berko was called an “idiot” by a fellow lawmaker after making the bizarre statement.
The US-funded school in Kafr Qasim will be supported with MIT and initally take 20 students, with plans to expand to Beersheva and Jerusalem.
February 10, 2016
Tear gas, rubber bullets, and live fire were all used during clashes in al-Arrub refugee camp.
A bill proposed to allow 90 MKs to vote out a colleague in Israel turned into row that accomplished nothing.
Jennifer Lopez faces Twitter backlash over plans to perform in Israel.
A small group of Palestinians blocked the entrance to the UNRWA offices in Beirut protesting what they say is a death sentence in aid cuts.
Quiet diplomatic efforts are underway to restore relations after the fallout stemming from the EU decision to label goods made in West Bank settlements.
Nahhalin is sealed off, and food suppliers and humanitarian cases cannot enter or exit the village.
Mohammed Assaf and Lina Qishawi aren't engaged anymore.
February 9, 2016
Palestinian lawmakers vow to appeal their suspension as punishment for visiting victims' families.
They were punished for having visited the families of Palestinian attackers.
Palestinian Authority find a nursery full of marijuana plants in Nablus.
The two girls were detained in separate incidents, one in Jerusalem and the other near the West Bank City of Hebron.
The Victoria's Secret model, who is dating former One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, left nothing to the imagination.
Hacktivists announced via a pro-Palestinian Twitter account that it had dumped personal data for 10,000 Homeland Security staff and threatened the FBI was next.
February 8, 2016
The death comes along a string of tunnel collapses and flooding along the Strip.
Israeli forces carried out overnight raids in Tulkarem on Monday, detaining at least 18 Palestinians.
The ICRC in Gaza closed on Sunday after Palestinian activists demonstrating outside turned violent.
The move follows deadly clashes in the West Bank village last week.
On Saturday, in opposition to Israel's settlement policies, the EU called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian homes.
February 7, 2016
According to Israeli minister, Egyptian authorities flooded the tunnels between Gaza and Egypt at the request of the Tel Aviv regime. The two countries launched a campaign to destroy the tunnels and security cooperation is reportedly "at its best".
Muhammad al-Qiq instead demanded an immediate release.
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
Gigi Hadid looks drop dead gorgeous in LOVE's fashion shoot.
February 6, 2016
Nearly 170 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces or settlers since October.
The human rights watchdog called for the release of 17 year old teen held by Israel without charge or trial. The teen is one of two minors currently in administrative detention.
February 5, 2016
Fourteen-year-old Haitham Ismail al-Baw was shot and killed by Israeli forces after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb.
The Jenin-district village of Qabatiya has been sealed by Israeli forces since late Wednesday.
An Israeli court ruled to temporarily suspend his detention without trial, saying his sentence would continue once his health improved.
Palestine opens its first embassy in Western Hemisphere.
February 4, 2016
Parents who reported girl missing told by Israeli authorities she was in Israeli custody.
Belgium maintained first place and Hungary rose to a best ever 19th in the latest football world rankings issued Thursday by the ruling body FIFA, with most changes coming in the lower regions.
Two Israelis given maximum sentences for burning Mohammed Abu Khdeir alive
Internet sensation Noel Kharman returns with a new mashup following her Adele 'Hello' cover success.
Several children were among those detained by Israeli forces in a raid on Qalandiya refugee camp.
In addition to the injured, another ten Palestinians were detained in the West Bank district of Jenin's Qabatiya village.
In an interview with Palestinian Ma’an news agency, Israel's Major General Yoav Mordechai refused to comment on whether Israel was responsible for recent tunnel collapses in Gaza.
February 3, 2016
Ave Maria, which is listed in the Live-Action Short Films section of the 2016 Oscars, will be the first film in Arab cinema to run for an Oscar in this category
Gigi Hadid says it's easier to date someone in the industry, just like her.
The Israeli officers have been transported to a hospital in critical condition.
Two pipe bombs were discovered by the Damascus Gate.
Heavy rain caused another Gaza tunnel to collapse with people still inside.
Citing difficulties and frustrations, UN human rights investigator Makarim Wibisono resigns from his Israeli post.
More families left homeless as Israel continues demolitions in West Bank.
February 2, 2016
Israel must be terrified.
The journalist, Mohammed Al-Qiq, has been on hunger strike for 70 days in protest of his administrative detention in Israeli jail without charge or trial.
Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes, claiming they were built without the appropriate permits. Both were built by families of seven and eight, who planned to move in on Tuesday.
Directed by Mai Masri, the Palestinian film 3000 Nights will close the European Film Festival, which runs in Beirut until 6 February.
After killing Ahmad Sukkari, father of four, the Israeli government has instructed the demolition of the deceased's family home.
Ban Ki-moon urged Israeli authorities to stop "lashing out at every well-intentioned critic."
February 1, 2016
Israel will only let people with Ramallah IDs enter, and no one can leave the city.
Palestinian shot after penetrating security fence, threatening soldiers with knife.
January 31, 2016
France has given Israel an ultimatum that should peace efforts collapse, the country would recognize a Palestinian state.
Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to crack down on Palestinian attacks by destroying their homes.
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A gunman opened fire at the Focus checkpoint in the West Bank.
A Palestinian teen accused of stabbing an Israeli teen surrenders to police in Jerusalem
Israeli forces raided multiple towns in the West Bank overnight.
January 30, 2016
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has proposed that France would recognize Palestinian statehood if the conflict is not resolved through an upcoming diplomatic conference.
One Palestinian suffered serious injuries after being shot in the head, a spokesman said.
January 29, 2016
Soldiers raided Abu Dis' al-Quds University's Islamic studies department, as well as its student union offices.
Tensions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound played a major role in prompting the wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory at the beginning of October last year.
Human Rights Watch accused Israel of not sufficiently punishing settlers who commit violence against Palestinians.
The ICRC pointed to the urgency of the Mohammed al Qiq's health condition and urged Israeli authorities to swiftly find a solution.
Israeli forces initially destroyed the mosque on Jan. 6, but residents rebuilt the structure.
January 28, 2016
A touching letter from Qasem Al Najar to Mohammed Assaf.
The seven deceased were members of the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian political party Hamas.
Israeli forces plan to expel and displace Bedouin residents in order to move forward with illegal settlement plan.