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Demolitions of Palestinian structures and homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem have seen an unprecedented surge this year. (AFP/File)
December 04, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
According to the brothers, they had attempted to obtain a license from the Jerusalem municipality over the past two years, but all their efforts were rejected.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Abbas was an even greater threat to Israel than Yasser Arafat.
Israel and Turkey are exchanging ambassadors for the first time in six years. (File photo)
December 01, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Eitan Naeh previously served with the Israeli embassy in Ankara during the 1990s.
Palestinians with Israeli citizenship constitute 20 percent of the population of Israel, and have long been targeted by discriminatory Israeli policies. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
They said that “many, many people complained to the municipality,” which in turn took the matter to the Ministry of Transportation.
Scores of Palestinian prisoners have launched hunger strikes in Israeli prisons to protest various issues, most notably administrative detention. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Shadid, 20, and Abu Farah, 29, have been on hunger strike for 68 and 69 days respectively, in protest of being placed under administrative detention.
According to prisoners rights group Addameer, 7,000 Palestinians were being held in Israeli prisons as of August. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kifah Hattab has been held in prison since 2003 after receiving two life sentences for alleged involvement in an armed group during the Second Intifada.
Israeli military incursions inside the besieged Gaza Strip and near the “buffer zone
November 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Witnesses added that Israeli reconnaissance planes hovered over the area during the activities on the ground.
Israeli soldiers stand atop armored personnel carriers stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The cause of the sirens' activation was not initially known. The IDF said it was checking the background of the incident.
Israeli soldiers prepare on Tuesday to evacuate a comrade injured in a blast on the occupied Golan Heights near the village of Majdal Shams. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Soldiers come under attack during ambush raid, exchange small guns fire with Yarmouk Martyrs’ Brigade, army says.
Israelis drive past a fire raging through the northern Israeli port city of Haifa on November 25, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The government's incitements caused the spread of a wave of curses and Jewish racist threats against Arabs on social media. The latest was the issuance of a fatwa by one of the Rabbis allowing the killing of any Arab intending to start a fire.
Israel repeatedly uses already declared state land for the sole benefit of Israeli settlers. (AFP/File)
November 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The committee had approved the construction of a road on lands of the village of al-Nabi Elyas.
240 Palestinians have been killed by Israelis since the beginning of a wave of unrest across the occupied Palestinian territory in October 2015. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2016 - 14:13 GMT
The guard and the Palestinian engaged in a fistfight before the Palestinian was shot and killed.
Israel's Ayalon prison in Ramle near Tel Aviv. (AFP/File)
November 21, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The man was evacuated from the prison by ambulance to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.
Israel's construction of settlements on occupied Palestinian territory has continued unabated, despite routine international condemnation.  (AFP/File)
November 18, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Avigdor Lieberman called again on Trump to coordinate with the Israeli government in order to “enable the development of settlements.
An Israeli soldier stands guard at the Qalandiya checkpoint as thousands of Palestinians wait to cross from the West Bank to Jerusalem. (Thomas Coex/AFP)
November 18, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The ruling added that if Palestinians were able to prove ownership of the land after the confiscation, they were allowed to demand compensation.
Israeli children from the West Bank settlement of Amona walk past their homes, September 7, 2016. (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana)
November 15, 2016 - 15:18 GMT
The Amona outpost was slated for demolition in 2008 after the Israeli Supreme Court ruled in favor of Palestinians whose private land the settlement outpost was built on.