Conflict With Israel

April 27, 2014

Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have broken down over the last month as both sides have failed to agree to a renewal of talks (photo courtesy: timesofisrael.com)
17:53 GMT

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel should apply Israeli law to Area C in response to Abbas' agreement with Hamas.

Hamas supporters rally in Jerusalem earlier this year (File Archive/AFP)
13:42 GMT

A media adviser to Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh emphasized Sunday that Hamas cannot recognize Israel despite recent reports that suggest the Palestinian faction was considering recognizing the Jewish state.

April 26, 2014

Israel has neither confirmed or denied its nuclear capabilities (File/AFP)
13:03 GMT

Iran's UN envoy has said Israel is the only obstacle to a nuclear-free Middle East, accusing the Jewish state of failing to comply with international treaties for weapons of mass destruction.

April 25, 2014

Israel had given the Palestinian Authority an ultimatum: Choose Hamas or Israel (File/AFP)
10:13 GMT

The PLO condemned Israel's decision to suspend all peace talks over a new unity deal between rivals Hamas and the Palestinian Authority.

April 24, 2014

Ehud Olmert was accused of taking bribes and lying in court during his trial in March (File/AFP)
18:44 GMT

Israel's State Attorney's Office is seeking a five-year sentence for disgraced ex prime minster Ehud Olmert, the country's Channel 2 reports.

Six Israeli tanks entered the Gaza Strip on Thursday. (AFP/File)
11:51 GMT

Six Israeli military tanks on Thursday entered a border area in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said as Israel's navy opened fire on Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast.

April 23, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled upcoming peace talks over the news that Hamas and the PLO were reconciling. (AFP/File)
19:04 GMT

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled a planned session of peace talks with Palestinian negotiators on Wednesday after news of a unity deal between the Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas was announced.

Construction takes place in the illegal Israeli settlement Har Homa, in East Jerusalem (Menahem Kahana/AFP)
15:23 GMT

An anonymous Israeli official has said that building settlements in Jerusalem will not be halted unless "an agreement is reached on other issues."

Netanyahu and Israel rejected Abbas' conditions for extending the peace talks earlier this week (File Archive/AFP)
11:45 GMT

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas must choose whether he wants peace with Israel or Hamas "because he cannot have both."

April 22, 2014

Joining the Israeli army will remain voluntary for Christians, but now Tel Aviv will be mailing recruitment papers directly to all Christians on their sixteenth birthday (File Archive/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel will not receive army conscription papers directly on their sixteenth birthday

Dan Ronen handed in his resignation after accusing the Minister of Military from withholding funds from his department (File/AFP)
17:11 GMT

Director general of Homefront Security, Dan Ronen resigned from his position on Tuesday over an alleged dispute.

The PLO delegation met with president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah ahead of their departure for Gaza City (Thaer Ghanaim/PPO/AFP)
16:57 GMT

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah met Tuesday in an effort to "reconcile their rival leaderships" as peace talks with Israel continue to deteriorate.

International human rights organizations have recently criticized Israeli forces for using excessive force against Palestinians. (AFP/File)
11:50 GMT

Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians in the town of Awarta in the West Bank.

Al Aqsa mosque compound is Islam's third holiest site. (AFP/File)
08:43 GMT

Jordan has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman over recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem.

Amnesty International is collection evidence to prosecute the Israeli government. (AFP/File)
07:01 GMT

Amnesty International announced Monday that it had serious concerns about Israel's excessive use of force against Palestinians and others.