Conflict With Israel
The Israeli army kidnapped on Thursday five shepherds, including 2 women and a child, from Lebanese territories in the South.
April 16, 2014
After Israel accuses PA of encouraging Monday's shooting, PA endowments minister tells Israeli reporters that he is "pained" by murder of police officer; PA says meeting delayed to allow for Indyk's arrival.
Clashes between worshippers and Israeli forces on Wednesday morning have left dozens injured at the Al Aqsa Mosque.
Following the death of an Israeli man in Hebron earlier this week, Israel's Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon told Israel Radio on Wednesday that Prime Minister Netanyahu should cancel the peace talks until the Palestinians condemn the killing.
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are in process to extend the crumbling peace process beyond the April 29 deadline, according to U.S. officials.
April 15, 2014
Israeli soldiers have blocked main roads and erected military checkpoints in two villages near Hebron.
Palestinian gunmen shot and killed one Israeli and injured two others in Hebron.
April 14, 2014
Gazans protested against Israel's strict measures for access to Islam's third most holiest site during the Jewish Passover holidays. Only Palestinian males, aged 50 and over will have access to al-Aqsa mosque until further notice.
The Israeli Supreme Court ruled that a Jewish family may move back into a contested house in Hebron.
The Israeli military's Chief of Staff Benny Gantz says Tel Aviv is getting ready for what he called future wars against Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.
A three-hour meeting between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators held without the presence of US envoy Martin Indyk on Sunday ended without clear signs of progress.
Palestine's envoy in Washington told media outlets Sunday that U.S. congress members are calling for sanctions against the Palestinian Authority in response to the latter body's applications to join 15 international treaties.
April 13, 2014
Saeb Erekat, Palestine's chief negotiator with the Israelis, said "the Israeli decision to withhold these funds [from Palestine] is piracy. ... It cannot be maintained".
Israeli forces have arrested 49 Palestinians throughout the week.
Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning, attacking worshipers with stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, as Muslim worshipers braced for raids by right-wing Jewish groups as Passover approaches.