Conflict With Israel

April 10, 2014

Hamas has called on Abbas to end negotiations with Israel and recruit regional and international opposition to the occupation (Mohamed El Shahed/AFP)
07:04 GMT

Hamas told reporters Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority should end security cooperation with Israel.

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. US Secretary of State John Kerry has visited the region over a dozen times in an attempt to salvage negotiations.(photo courtesy:
05:00 GMT

The Arab League stated that buying time is a 'strategic objective' for Israel.

April 9, 2014

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Netanyahu is "giving fuel and matches to those who hate Israel. (AFP/File)
11:45 GMT

In the wake of the Mideast peace talk's failure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all Israeli government ministries to cease civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority.

The Arab League called for an emergency meeting to be held last week over the crumbling Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas submitted bid for recognition in over 60 U.N. agencies (File Archive/AFP)
07:06 GMT

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Egypt Tuesday evening ahead of Wednesday's Arab League meeting on the ongoing peace talks between Israel and Palestine.

April 8, 2014

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. Kerry has visited the region over a dozen times in an attempt to salvage negotiations. (AFP/File)
18:14 GMT

US Secretary of State John Kerry's comments follow a breakdown in negotiations between Israel and Palestinians.

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. (photo courtesy:
16:42 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is concerned that Israel will deny tax revenues to Palestine as peace talks falter.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has filed for Palestine's recognition in 63 U.N. agencies, treaties, and conventions (File Archive/AFP)
13:00 GMT

Palestinian leadership is planning to seek more UN recognition from additional agencies and treaties, according to sources Tuesday.

Israel has controlled Gaza's waters since its occupation of the area in 1967. (AFP/File)
08:31 GMT

An Israeli naval squadron on Tuesday fired at Palestinian boats in Gaza waters, after six military vehicles entered the besieged Palestinian area.

Extremist right-wing settlers from Yitzhar clashed with Israeli security forces over the destruction of illegally built homes. (AFP/File)
06:54 GMT

Israeli security forces descended on Yitzhar, just south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, and destroyed four buildings which authorities determined were built without a permit. Clashes between the IDF and right-wing settlers broke out.

April 7, 2014

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat are expected to meet again late Monday. (AFP/File)
13:41 GMT

Top negotiators from Israel and the Palestinian Authority held a "serious and beneficial" meeting Sunday.

Israeli soldiers stand together in the occupied Golan Heights. Hezbollah has taken responsibility for an attack on Israeli territory last month. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT

Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah's leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has said that his organization is responsible for last month's attack on an Israeli military patrol in the occupied Shebaa Farms area.

April 6, 2014

Peace talks have been on the verge of collapsing since Israel refused to release the fourth group of Palestinian prisoners at the end of March as promised under the initial peace talks framework from July 2013 (File Archive/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of undermining the peace process minutes after Israeli Prime Minister accused Palestinians of "making unilateral moves" that harmed the talks' progress.

Israel needs to first formally join the ICC before it can lodge a complaint with an ICC prosecutor against Abbas (Courtesy of Human Rights Watch)
10:15 GMT

Israel threatened Sunday to take Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the International Criminal Court in the Hague to be tried for war crimes.

Palestinian children in Gaza prepare for Ramadan festivities last year (File Archive/AFP)
07:11 GMT

Palestinian Authority minister of social affairs released a report this weekend showing that over 1,500 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces since 2000.

Indyk will meet with Israel's top negotiator Tzipi Livni as well as Palestine's Saeb Erekat (File Archive/AFP)
06:56 GMT

U.S. special envoy to the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks will meet with both negotiation teams Sunday in an effort to salvage the crumbling peace process.