Conflict With Israel

November 23, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014. [AFP]
16:51 GMT

Arab League to discuss violence in Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority bid for membership in UN agencies, in the presence of PA's Abbas.

Hezbollah claims that its Iranian "Fateh" missiles can reach Israel with great accuracy. (Wikimedia Commons image)
14:38 GMT

Deputy head Naim Qassem's remarks came after news emerged that Tehran has equipped Hezbollah with a new grade of medium-range missiles.

November 22, 2014

Human Rights Watch called on Israel to immediately stop demolishing the homes of Palestinians whom they suspect of carrying out attacks against Israelis. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

The Human Rights Watch group claims that Israel's policy of destroying the homes of Palestinians suspected for carrying out attacks against Israelis.

November 21, 2014

Palestinian women pray outside the Dome of the Rock following Friday prayers on Nov. 21. Tens of thousands of Muslims prayed at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque after Israeli eased age restrictions. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
14:36 GMT

Prayers at al-Aqsa ended peacefully, with around 40,000 worshipers attending the weekly sermon.

Three men are accused of trying to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman. (AFP file photo)
08:15 GMT

Though the indictment was filed on Tuesday, no public announcement has been issued by the often close-mouthed IDF Military Courts.

The mayor of Ashkelon has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab-Israeli workers in his city. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The mayor of the Israeli city of Ashkelon, Itamar Shimoni, has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab-Israeli workers in his city.

November 20, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday spoke out against anti-Arab discrimination. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office released a statement about how anti-Arab discrimination in Israeli society is wrong.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews mourn over the bodies of Israeli victims killed by two Palestinian men in a Jerusalem synagogue. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

The UN denounced Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which left five Israelis dead after two Palestinians attacked the site with a meat cleaver and gun.

November 19, 2014

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani. (AFP/file)
22:01 GMT

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani on Wednesday said that the government is closely following up on the dangerous situation in Jerusalem and is calling for restraint from both sides.

A Palestinian protester kicks a flaming tyre towards Israeli soldiers during clashes near the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem on November 14, 2014. (Abbas Momani/AFP)
21:53 GMT

Israeli settlers on Wednesday evening attempted to burn down a house in the village of al-Mughayyir east of Ramallah, but were prevented by doing so by local villagers.

Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem, following a synagogue attack, which left five people dead. (AFP/File)
18:57 GMT

Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan after riots erupted Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference at the prime minister office in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (Gil Cohen Magen/ AFP)
16:29 GMT

Netanyahu characterized as “significant” the demolition earlier in the morning of the home of the terrorist from Silwan responsible for the attack that killed two, including a three-month-old baby, at a Jerusalem light-rail station last month.

Palestinian solidarity march. Madrid, 2009. (Flickr)
15:02 GMT

Israel has censured the Spanish parliament over a symbolic vote, which calls on the Madrid government to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state.

Economy Minister Naftali Bennet said Israel needed to "attack" rather than defend Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT

Economy Minister Naftali Bennet said Wednesday Israel should launch a military operation in East Jerusalem to root out "terror".

The car attack on October 22 killed two people. (AFP/File)
08:04 GMT

Israel early Wednesday demolished the home of East Jerusalem car terrorist Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi, who on October 22 killed two people in a hit-and-run attack in Jerusalem.