Conflict With Israel

December 10, 2014

The meeting is aimed at coordinating the two country's policies ahead of a UN Security Council vote scheduled two weeks from now on the Palestinian statehood bid. (AFP/File)
16:41 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will head to Rome on Monday for an urgent meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Turkish ship Mavi Marmara arrives at Istanbul's Sarayburnu port as people wave Turkish and Palestinian flags. (Photo: AFP)
12:19 GMT

Swedish prosecutors say they don't have jurisdiction in case of Mavi Marmara, Estelle ships, which attempted to break Gaza blockade.

Palestinian Authority Minister Ziad Abu Ein‏ argues with IDF soldiers in Hebron, November 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
11:32 GMT

The head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements died Wednesday after Israeli soldiers assaulted him in a village near Ramallah, committee sources said.

Palestinian prisoners at the Megiddo Prison. (Photo: AFP)
10:17 GMT

Seventy prisoners held in Israeli jails on Tuesday launched hunger strike action in protest against Israel's policy of solitary confinement, a prisoners' group said.

December 9, 2014

Over 2,160 Palestinians were killed during Israeli attacks in Gaza this year. (AFP/File)
10:29 GMT

An Amnesty International report accused Israel of committing war crimes during its 51-day attack in the Gaza Strip.

A Palestinian protester runs for cover as an Israeli military vehicle sprays a foul-smelling spray known as "skunk" during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel. (AFP/File)
09:15 GMT

A mob of Israeli settlers stabbed a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in the Old City of Hebron Monday night, medical sources told Ma'an.

December 8, 2014

Elections will take place on March 17. (AFP/File)
21:17 GMT

Members of Israel’s 19th Knesset voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to dissolve the parliament, officially putting an end to the current government and paving the way for new elections in March.

The Al Aqsa compound has been at the center of clashes in recent weeks following growing violence in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
09:03 GMT

Israeli intelligence officers and settlers in Jerusalem stormed the Al Aqsa compound Monday, according to a mosque official.

Israeli warplanes struck two sites in Damascus Sunday. (AFP/File)
08:48 GMT

Syria's Foreign Ministry called on the UN to impose sanctions against Israel Sunday after Tel Aviv bombed two sites in Damascus.

Security was tightened along the border with Lebanon after Israeli warplanes bombed Damascus on Sunday. (AFP/File)
08:08 GMT

Israel tightened security along the border with Lebanon over fears of clashes after the Jewish state bombed Syria a day earlier.

The secretary of state pledged that the United States would not interfere in the coming Israeli elections, but said that brokering an Israeli-Palestinian peace remained a priority. (Photo: AFP)
04:00 GMT

Secretary of state says fight against terror opening up new possibilities, urges two-state solution, defends nuclear talks with Iran.

December 7, 2014

A picture said to show a fireball after an alleged Israeli strike on sites inside Syria on December 7, 2014. (Screen capture: Channel 2)
16:37 GMT

Syrian state TV says two targets hit 'by Israeli enemy' in government-held province near capital.

UN representative James W. Rawley called house demolitions a "risk to undermining the already fragile situation." (AFP/File)
08:37 GMT

UN representative James W. Rawley condemned Israel for demolishing Palestinian homes and "contravening international law" in the process.

December 5, 2014

Meshaal said Hamas was committed to reconciliation with Fatah . (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Khaled Meshaal accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of provoking a rise in violence.

In a head-to-head race between Netanyahu and former welfare and social services minister Moshe Kahlon, 46% would prefer Kahlon, a poll said. (AFP/FIle)
10:49 GMT

The poll, taken on Wednesday among 500 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult population, indicated that the election could end up being close.