Conflict With Israel
November 1, 2013
Three members of the Hamas Kassam Brigades were killed in an IAF strike of an attack tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip overnight Friday.
October 31, 2013
Israel arrested three senior leaders of Hamas in the West Bank last night, representing the second time that Israel has carried out this operation targeting Hamas members this week. A total of eighteen high-profile members of the Palestinian party have now been arrested in this week alone.
October 30, 2013
Prisoners arrive in Ramallah and Gaza after their release from Israeli hold. Celebration and angst followed from each respective side.
October 29, 2013
The Israeli Prison Service is preparing to release 26 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday evening as part of a "gesture" in exchange for the Palestinian Liberation Organisation's return to peace talks.
October 27, 2013
Israeli government reject a bill by right-wing party Habayit Hayehudi to ban the release of Palestinian prisoners.
Germany cautioned Israel Sunday that diplomatic ties could be damaged if the Jewish state failed to attend a periodic UN human rights review on Tuesday. Israel has boycotted the review since March 2012 after the council announced plans to investigate how Israel's settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem may infringe on Palestinians' rights.
October 25, 2013
In a new campaign aimed at ending commercial activity in the settlements, Palestinian Authority last month sent a letter to 50 countries urging them to impose sanctions on settlements by either freezing their business dealings with the settlements or withdrawing their investments altogether.
October 24, 2013
Israeli Right seek Zionist alternatives to the two-state vision presented by the left.
Israeli envoy scheduled to visit Geneva in the coming weeks in an attempt to reinvigorate cooperation with the UN Human Rights Council with the aim to engage in the UPR.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged international corporations to halt all business in illegal Israeli settlements during a meeting with the European Council in Brussels.
October 23, 2013
Israel's top negotiator cautioned Jewish leaders Wednesday that failed peace talks with Palestinians could lead to unfavorable conditions for Israel.
October 22, 2013
One Palestinian man found dead after Israeli raid in an agricultural area near Ramallah.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis are intensifying and that the negotiators have met a total of 13 times since the talks restarted in August.
Israel's President defends his country's stance on their nuclear weapons program.
According to a recent report, Israel is expected to release a some 30 veteran Palestinian prisoners next week as a gesture of good will.