Conflict With Israel
June 26, 2013
Israel has given the green light on 69 settlements to be built in east Jerusalem despite the imminent of US Secretary of State John Kerry in the region, with many saying the move will undermine Kerry's plans for Mideast peace.
June 24, 2013
The Gaza Strip was targeted by overnight Israeli air force attacks early Monday, following reported rocket fire from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel.
June 22, 2013
Earlier this week, newly appointed Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah reportedly submitted his resignation to president Mahmoud Abbas. Now, the resignation has been cancelled.
June 20, 2013
A Syrian fired mortar shell hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Thursday morning, but is being treated as a stray rocket and not a premeditated attack.
June 19, 2013
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a delegation in Jerusalem that there is a limited window for peace talks to succeed in the Middle East
May 30, 2013
The Israeli military police has decided to launch an investigation into how Palestinians are treated by their servicemen after CCTV cameras shot footage of a Palestinian teenager being savagely beaten by Israeli soldiers.
May 27, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced a plan to revive the Palestinian economy on Sunday, that involves investing some $4 billion dollars in Gaza and the West Bank.
The rocket attacks comes a day after two Grad rockets struck the Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut
May 26, 2013
Secretary General of the Arab League General Nabil El Araby has urged the UN to take urgent steps to protect Al Aqsa mosque in East Jerusalem
May 25, 2013
As his fourth visit to the region ends, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calls for Palestinian and Israeli leaders to resume peace talks.
May 23, 2013
Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said on Thursday ahead of a meeting with Kerry that the ideological differences at the heart of the Israeli gov't over settlements on Palestinian territory are causing a delay to the peace process
May 22, 2013
A 12 year old boy was seriously wounded when he was shot by Israeli forces in the West Bank on Tuesday.
Jordanian prisoners detained in Israel have entered the 20th consecutive day of hunger striking in a bid to be afforded more freedoms and better treatment.
May 21, 2013
IDF soldiers came under fire from inside Syria late Monday evening and returned fire
An Israeli man stormed into a bank in the Israeli city of Bersheeba on Monday and killed four people before turning the gun on himself.