Conflict With Israel
December 5, 2013
Israel’s security is a top priority in talks with Iran on its controversial nuclear program, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said during his Jerusalem visit Thursday.
Amir Peretz is the first minister to travel to the country in an official capacity since relations soured in 2010.
Former chief of Shin Bet Yuval Diskin on Thursday criticised Benjamin Netanyahu's government after he was called "rustrated and sanctimonious" for calling for stronger Israeli policies on Palestine.
December 4, 2013
After they entered the Al Aqsa mosque compound under armed guard, Israelis clashed with Palestinian Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
December 3, 2013
For the first time Tuesday, Israel confirmed that it is providing humanitarian aid to Syrians.
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.