Conflict With Israel
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.
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.
December 2, 2013
A Syrian mortar shell landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Monday.
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.
Despite nationwide protests and community leaders categorically stating otherwise, Dror Almog, an Israeli official working on the Prawer Plan, says that the majority of Bedouins in the Negev support the idea of being forcibly removed from their homes and villages.
December 1, 2013
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.
Israel will join the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a member of the European Bloc, after the Jewish state cut ties with the group in March 2012 following the announcement that UNHRC planned to investigate Israeli settlement violations of Palestinian rights.
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.
November 28, 2013
Several British MPs have urged Israel to come clean on its nuclear weapons program and called on the Tel Aviv regime to destroy its nuclear arsenal.
November 27, 2013
Most Palestinians believe the renewal of peace talks with Israel was a mistake and over two thirds think the negotiations will fail, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Israeli security forces killed three Palestinian militants late on November 26 after attempting to arrest them in the village of Yatta, the Shin Bet internal security service and army said.
As-Safir newspaper reported Wednesday that Israel has installed a new spying station in Mount Hermon near the Lebanese border.
November 26, 2013
Justice minister tells Knesset panel that Iran deal and Palestinian talks are connected issues — with the same six-month deadline