Conflict With Israel
October 23, 2014
A group of right-wing Israeli Jews entered Al-Aqsa compound in East Jerusalem Wednesday under heavy security escort, spiking ongoing tensions.
October 22, 2014
IDF spokesman Peter Lerner said in an Twitter statement Wednesday that two IDF soldiers, one male and one female, had been wounded by shots fired from Egypt.
October 21, 2014
Israeli officers evicted the residents of 3 houses in Jerusalem and demolished them leaving 23 Palestinians homeless.
Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that if the US vetoed the Palestinian UN resolution for a timetable to end the Israeli occupation, Palestine would apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.
Israeli and Hamas officials are due to resume indirect talks in Cairo next week following an invitation from Egypt to restart negotiations.
October 20, 2014
Rivlin was speaking at the opening session of a conference entitled "From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other," on the escalation of tensions between Jews and Arabs.
Shortly after news of the controversial move was announced, President Reuven Rivlin criticized the development as surreptitious and potentially unsanctioned.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.
October 19, 2014
Abbas' statement follows a recent spate of clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli police.
October 17, 2014
Palestinian officials will ask the UN Security Council to pass a resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation from the 1967 lines.
October 15, 2014
At least 10 Palestinians were injured Wednesday in Jerusalem after Israeli police continued with a three-day crackdown on Al Aqsa worshipers.
October 14, 2014
Israeli settlers set fire to a mosque in the Nablus-area village of Aqraba overnight.
October 13, 2014
Hundreds of Israeli police raided al-Aqsa mosque compound Monday.
October 12, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo early on Sunday for a conference seeking to raise billions of dollars in aid donations to rebuild the Gaza Strip, which was left devastated after a 50-day war between Israel and Hamas.