Conflict With Israel
January 5, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated that a tentative Middle East peace plan framework would be "fair and balanced" for both Palestinians and Israelis involved in peace talks. However, Kerry's framework has already received mixed reactions by both sides.
January 4, 2014
The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Saturday claimed responsibility for the suicide car bombing last week in the stronghold of the “criminal” Shiite militant group Hezbollah.
January 2, 2014
U.S. diplomat John Kerry arrived in Israel to work on major issues of a Middle East peace deal.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in "critical condition" in hospital as his vital organs are failing and his health deteriorating, an official from the Tel Aviv hospital in which Sharon is saying said on Thursday.
Israel will not announce any of its plans to expand settlements while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in the region for a diplomatic visit, officials said Thursday.
January 1, 2014
After months of intense talks with the Israeli and Palestinian governments, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East on Wednesday.
December 31, 2013
Son of Mohamed El-Beltagy, along with two other students, apprehended on allegations of inciting violence at two Cairo universities.
According to a recent report, the number of deaths of Palestinians at the hands of the IDF in the occupied West Bank is at a "five year high".
Jewish extremists torched Palestinian vehicles in Ramallah Tuesday in protest of Israel's release of 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners this week.
In the third of four planned released, Israel has let go of 26 more Palestinian detainees.
December 29, 2013
Israel announced Sunday that it has resumed fuel deliveries to the sole power plant in the Gaza Strip.
Israel published a list of 26 names late Saturday of "long-serving" Palestinian prisoners who will be released this week
Israeli military forces launched 20 shells into Lebanon's southern region Sunday. No damage or deaths have yet been reported.
December 28, 2013
A senior Israeli official has blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for directing Tel Aviv towards sanctions through unwillingness for progress in talks with the Palestinians.
December 27, 2013
In fresh round of violence, Palestinians launch two rockets, prompting Israeli military to strike Hamas training camps.