Conflict With Israel

November 7, 2014

Masked Palestinian youths use doors as shields during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in East Jerusalem on Nov. 6.  (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
07:52 GMT

Hamas and Islamic Jihad issued separate statements calling on Palestinians to take to the streets following Friday prayers.

November 6, 2014

IDF soldiers seen blocking the area where three soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a bus stop near the West Bank village of Al-Aroub. [Flash90]
13:55 GMT

A senior security source said one of the directions being examined is that the incident was a hit and run accident, and that the suspects did not intend to strike the soldiers.

Israeli security forces walk near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque in the Temple Mount. [AFP]
12:25 GMT

Jordan says it is ready to make efforts in order to “stop Israeli attacks” against the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem)

A Palestinian protester fires a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on November 5, 2014. [AFP]
10:05 GMT

Hundreds of right-wing Israeli settlers under heavy military escort visited at Joseph's Tomb near Balata refugee camp east of Nablus early Thursday morning.

The Jordanian government has made several threats to Israel against allowing Jews to set foot on the Temple Mount. [AFP]
08:09 GMT

Jordan’s Foreign Minister: Ambassador withdrawn from Israel because the goings on at the Al-Aqsa Mosque were “beyond the limits”.

November 5, 2014

Three soldiers have been wounded in a suspected vehicular terror attack in the West Bank. [Har Hevron spokesman]
21:15 GMT

Three IDF soldiers were injured Wednesday night after a Palestinian vehicle slammed into them in an attempt to run the Israeli forces, the IDF spokesperson's office said.

Ibrahim al-Akkari drove a car at high speed into a group of pedestrians waiting at a light rail station. (AFP/File)
19:18 GMT

An Israeli court on Wednesday ruled that the body of Ibrahim al-Akkari, shot dead by Israeli forces after attacking pedestrians with a car, will be released to his family for burial later this evening.

Hamas said in a statement that the attacker was taking "revenge for his people." (AFP/File)
15:40 GMT

Hamas on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a Jerusalem car attack that killed one Israeli border policeman and injured 14 others earlier in the day.

Tensions have flared recently over the temporary closure of al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
13:09 GMT

The Jordanian government has instructed its ambassador in Tel Aviv to return home due to what Amman says is "unprecedented Israeli escalation in Jerusalem."

Israeli security forces investigate the site where a Palestinian driver rammed his car into pedestrians, November 5, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

A Palestinian driver was shot dead by Israeli police after ramming his vehicle into a crowded pedestrian area in Jerusalem Wednesday, injuring 14.

A Palestinian boy poses for a picture in the rain next to the rubble of buildings destroyed during the conflict between Israel and Hamas last summer, in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on Nov. 3. (AFP /Mahmud Hams)
09:21 GMT

Officials said the program started Monday with the sale of construction materials to 700 Gaza residents whose homes were damaged.

November 4, 2014

Hundreds of Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel in 2014 alone (File/AFP)
17:25 GMT

Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian houses in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Tuesday, Ma'an News reports.

Hassan Nasrallah speaks during a rare public appearance ahead of the Shia Ashura commemoration, November 3, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:39 GMT

Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday said there was no place Hezbollah rockets could not reach in occupied Palestine, in a warning to Israel.

Israeli authorities have reopened Kerem Shalom and Erez crossings. (AFP/File)
11:34 GMT

Israel has reopened two border crossings with the Gaza Strip after two days of closure.

November 3, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in Zivotofsky v. Kerry.
13:00 GMT

The long-running dispute centers around whether Jerusalem-born U.S. citizens can have 'Israel' added to their passports.