Conflict With Israel

February 12, 2014

Naftali Bennett has demanded Martin Schulz (pictured) apologize for "the deceptive preaching of morality to the people of Israel and the Israeli Knesset". (AFP)
17:00 GMT

The president of the European parliament Martin Schulz was heckled by right-wing members of the Israeli parliament Wednesday as he discussed the Palestinian peace process.

Israel annexed east Jerusalem in a move not recognized by the international community. They do not believe building there constitutes as settlement building. (AFP/File)
15:27 GMT

An Israeli planning committee is moving forward with plans to build a nine-storey Jewish seminary in the heart of a densely populated Palestinian neighborhood near Jerusalem's Old City, a watchdog reported Wednesday.

Israel recently offered Turkey $20 million as compensation to families of those individuals who were killed in Israel's 2010 raid on the flotilla that was delivering humanitarian aid supplies to Gaza. (AFP/File)
14:20 GMT

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday demanded Israel to lift its blockade on the besieged Gaza Strip in order to sign an agreement between the two countries.

February 11, 2014

Officials confiscated fake I.D. cards that were used in Beit Shemesh to ensure Moshe Abutbul's re-election last October (Courtesy of the Jerusalem District Police/YNet News)
19:22 GMT

Israel has ordered a re-vote in two municipal elections--including one in the country's largest Arab city to be held in March after close and fradulent elections resulted in mixed results from October polls.

Nabil Rdeinah is the spokesman of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (File Archive)
16:07 GMT

A top Palestinian official told reporters Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's proposed peace plan that is due to be released in the coming weeks would be "useless" since it allows for reservations in its current form.

A man sifts through the rubble of his home in the Gaza Strip following an Israeli airstrike. (AFP/File)
06:45 GMT

A series of airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip on Monday night aimed to hit the training camp of the Ezzedine Al Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing.

February 10, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama at a previous occasion. [algeminer]
17:56 GMT

In an announcement from his office on Monday, Israeli PM Netanyahu is expected to meet with US Obama next month.

Israeli PM Netanyahu met with his top ministers this week to discuss the growing boycott momentum against the Jewish state (File Archive/AFP)
14:00 GMT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met top Israeli officials this week to discuss how the Jewish state will deal with the looming threat of economic boycotts.

February 9, 2014

A Hamas policeman looks at a motorcycle that was hit in an Israeli air strike in Dir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip June 19, 2012. [newagebd]
09:32 GMT

Two men have been evacuated to a local hospital after being fired on while riding their motorcycle in the Gaza Strip.

February 8, 2014

While Hamas itself does not routinely fire rockets, Israel says it holds the group, which seized power in Gaza in 2007, responsible for such attacks. [AFP]
18:29 GMT

Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket into southern Israel on Saturday evening, the Israeli military said, according to Agence France-Presse.

February 7, 2014

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of Jalazun refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on January 31, 2014. [AFP]
11:38 GMT

The Israeli military removed Palestinian activists protesting in a West Bank village, the status of which is a central issue in the U.S.-brokered peace discussions with the Jewish state, the Associated Press reported Friday.

February 6, 2014

Israeli military vehicles entered a border area in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, locals said.
16:43 GMT

Israeli military vehicles entered a border area in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, locals said.

U.S. Secretary of State has been "attacked with real bullets", so the barbed words of Israeli officials won't intimidate him, according to his spokeswoman. (AFP)
07:01 GMT

After being slammed by Israeli officials for his comments regarding a potential boom in the global movement boycotting Israel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would not be intimidated by words.

February 5, 2014

A young boy stands next to a puddle of waste, a result of the power shortage in the Gaza Strip, in November. (AFP/File)
17:05 GMT

A former US marine has accused Israel of treating the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as sub-humans and regarding them as animals.

Israel is deciding to move forward these homes in the deeply contested annexed east Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
14:12 GMT

Israel is moving forward with its plans to build more than 550 new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, the city council said Wednesday.