Conflict With Israel

February 26, 2014

Hezbollah has not yet commented on the report indicating that they will target Israel officials in response to Monday's strike (File Archive/AFP)
07:46 GMT

Following Monday's Israeli strike along the Lebanese-Syrian border, Hezbollah may begin targeting Israeli officials in response, according to a new report.

Likud party member Yariv Levin sponsored this bill discriminating between Muslims and Christians (Courtesy of Haaretz)
07:31 GMT

The Israel parliament passed a law this week that discriminates between Muslim and Christian Arabs in terms of their representation on an employment commission.

February 25, 2014

An Israeli Merkava tank maneuvers during a drill in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on 24 April 2013. (AFP/File)
10:19 GMT

In a bid to prevent a spillover of violence, Israel has sent a new military division to police the Golan Heights border with Syria.

The Al Aqsa compound has significance in both Islam and Judaism. (AFP/File)
08:11 GMT

Israeli police used stun grenades to disperse Palestinian protesters at the sensitive al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City early on Tuesday.

Richard Falk accused Israel of enacting a "gradual and bureaucratic process of ethnic cleansing" against the Palestinian people. (AFP/File)
07:27 GMT

A senior expert at the United Nations says Israel’s policies in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip appear to amount to “apartheid" and " a gradual and bureaucratic process of ethnic cleansing".

Israel is concerned about the increasing threat of jihadists in war-torn Syria. (AFP/File)
07:23 GMT

Israel is increasing its military intelligence in response to growing extremism in neighboring Syria.

Israel regularly pre-emptively strikes targets they believe are a threat to their security. (AFP/File)
06:38 GMT

Israeli warplanes struck a reputed arms shipment near the Lebanon-Syria border that was going to Hezbollah militants, Lebanese and other Arab media reported.

February 24, 2014

Palestinian diplomats seek to dissuade international companies from dealing with Israeli companies in settlements. (AFP/File)
14:41 GMT

If peace talks fail, PA diplomats say they could address the UN over the Israeli settlement boycott in an effort to bolster support for Palestine.

Shurat Hadin have accused Britain-based charity Oxfam of funding terrorism in the occupied Palestinian territories. (AFP/File)
06:32 GMT

An Israeli legal rights group has urged the British-based charity Oxfam to cut ties with Palestinian organizations linked to terrorist groups.

February 23, 2014

"Iran, in fact, is getting everything and giving virtually nothing," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. [ AFP]
19:22 GMT

The progress of nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers has provoked the ire of Israel, with the Zionist regime intensifying efforts to derail the negotiations.

February 22, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been shuttling between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in hopes of securing a framework proposal. Both Israeli and Palestinian officials have spoken out against certain aspects of the yet to be released proposal. Israeli-Palestinian talks are scheduled to end in April at the conclusion of the nine-month deadline, though Kerry seeks to extend negotiations with a framework proposal.(AFP/File)
12:55 GMT

Palestinians are not willing to accept U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's framework proposal in its current form.

February 20, 2014

Israeli border detain a Palestinian activist during a protest near the village of Burin, south of Nablus, in the West Bank, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. [AP]
18:51 GMT

Six Palestinians were injured in clashes after Israeli settlers attacked a high school south of Nablus on Thursday, according to a Palestinian Authority official.

Critics of the bill say that it will simply mean that Arab Muslims in Occupied Palestine will face even more discrimination. (AFP/File)
12:24 GMT

A proposal to legally differentiate Christian and Muslim Arabs in Israel passed its second and third readings in the Knesset Labor, Health, and Welfare Committee on Wednesday, the daily news website the Jerusalem Post reported.

Israel has controlled Gaza's waters since 1967. (AFP/File)
10:05 GMT

Israeli naval boats on Thursday opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Rafah in southern Gaza, witnesses said.

The Israeli military is apparently facing mounting criticism over its night raids on Palestinian families. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

Israel's chief military prosecutor in the West Bank has said that as they are a source of mounting criticism, Israel may stop arresting Palestinians in night raids. He said that wanted Palestinians would be given summonses instead.