Conflict With Israel
October 9, 2014
Palestinian officials say they are optimistic about the outcome of the unity government's first cabinet meeting in Gaza.
Palestinians will be able to begin importing reconstruction material into the Gaza Strip through Israeli-controlled crossings starting next week, Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh said on Wednesday.
October 8, 2014
Israel Tuesday used cluster bombs to attack Lebanon, a joint committee comprised of the Lebanese Army, UNIFIL and civilians determined Wednesday after carrying out field inspections on the southern border.
The UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has called on Prime Minister David Cameron’s government to pressure Brussels to suspend extensive cooperation with Tel Aviv under the EU-Israel Association Agreement.
Israeli forces attacked Palestinian worshipers in Al Aqsa mosque Wednesday, injuring dozens when clashes erupted.
Hezbollah claimed responsibility for planting a bomb near the south Lebanon border Tuesday.
October 6, 2014
The signatories demanded an end to the siege of Gaza and to the occupation of territories taken in the 1967 Six Day War and a dismantle of the settlements and walls.
October 5, 2014
Israeli soldiers fired at a Lebanese army post near the border Sunday, wounding one soldier.
October 3, 2014
Israeli authorities imposed closures across the West Bank and Gaza for the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, just as the Muslim festive period of Eid al-Adha began.
October 2, 2014
The first cabinet meeting of the Palestinian unity government will take place in Gaza after the Eid al-Adha holiday, a Palestinian official said late Wednesday.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he had submitted a draft resolution to the UN Security Council in New York on the two-state solution.
US says east Jerusalem housing plan 'calls into question Israel's commitment to peace'
October 1, 2014
Israeli authorities have granted 500 Palestinians from Gaza three-day permits to visit Jerusalem over the Eid al-Adha holiday, an official said Wednesday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vowed to join the International Criminal Court at the Hague in the event that his efforts at the UN Security Council to set a timetable forcing the withdrawal of Israel to the pre-1967 lines should fail.
September 30, 2014
On Israel's little-known concentration and labor camps in 1948-1955