Conflict With Israel

March 25, 2014

The Gaza Flotilla was intended to bring much needed aid supplies to the blockaded Palestinian territory (File Archive)
16:10 GMT

Ankara announced Tuesday that Israel will finally compensate the families of the Turkish activists who were killed four years ago by IDF soldiers during the 2010 Gaza flotilla raid.

Abbas reportedly agreed to extend the peace talks if Israel makes some concessions. (AFP)
07:12 GMT

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to extend the peace talks if certain conditions are met - including Israel freezing all settlement construction and releasing more Palestinian prisoners.

March 24, 2014

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh warned Israel Sunday that Tel Aviv's agression will come at a "very high price" (Said Khatib/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Hamas' Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh call on the Palestinian Authority to "stop negotiating" with the enemy, Israel in ongoing peace talks.

March 23, 2014

Individuals protesting the deaths of three Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Jenin Saturday were arrested by the Jewish authorities this weekend (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
19:00 GMT

At least two Israeli soldiers and eight Palestinians were injured in clashes in Aida refugee camp Sunday.

A female Israeli border guard fires tear gas towards Palestinian demonstrators (unseen) during a protest in the Aida Palestinian refugee camp near the West Bank city of Bethlehem on March 22, 2014, after three Palestinians were killed in Jenin. (AFP)
12:25 GMT

One day after three Palestinian men were killed in the West Bank's Jenin refugee camp, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the IDF would not stop using force against anyone plotting attacks against Israel.

March 22, 2014

IDF forces frequently clash with Palestinians living in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
08:43 GMT

The IDF killed three Palestinians who were allegedly members of Hamas in an attack on a Jenin house Saturday.

March 20, 2014

This is the second time this year that Yaalon has criticized U.S. policies. (AFP/File)
12:22 GMT

Israel's Defense Minister spoke with Obama administration officials Wednesday in an effort to explain recent remarks and ease tensions after inflammatory remarks.

Clashes often break out in the holy compound when Israel allows Jewish visitors into the site. (AFP/File)
09:46 GMT

Clashes broke out Thursday between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli forces in the al-Aqsa compound following a visit by a right-wing Israeli MK, locals said.

A Palestinian woman draped in her national flag from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, stands near members of the Israeli security forces following a march against the nearby Jewish settlement of Hallamish on 14 March 2014. (ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)
07:40 GMT

The Palestinians threatened Wednesday to resume their campaign for international recognition at the United Nations if Israel calls off a planned release of Palestinian prisoners, deepening a crisis that has threatened to derail U.S.-led Mideast peace efforts.

Israel continues to threaten Iran despite Iranian attempts at improving relations with the Western world. (AFP/File)
07:14 GMT

The Israeli army continues to prepare for possible military action against Iran, with Tel Aviv allocating billions in their budget in preparation for a strike.

March 19, 2014

Palestinian protestors from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, waves their national flag as they sit in the road in front of Israeli security forces during a demonstration against Jewish settlers (AFP)
15:59 GMT

PLO official Hanan Ashrawi said Wednesday that Israel's plans to build 184 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank proved that Israel is trying to sabotage the U.S. peace talks and "provoke violence and extremism throughout the region".

Israeli is making it increasingly more difficult for the international community to help Palestinians living in Gaza, the UN said. (AFP)
14:49 GMT

The United Nations says Israel has blocked humanitarian aid worth USD 110 million from reaching Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.

Israel settlement construction more than doubled in 2013 (File Archive)
10:59 GMT

Israel granted final approval Wednesday to build 186 new settler homes in east Jerusalem.

An Israeli border guard shot and killed a Palestinian coming from Jordan last week at a border crossing, which has escalated tension between the Hashemite Kingdom and Israeli counterparts (File Archive/AFP)
09:46 GMT

Israeli soldiers kills a 19-year-old Palestinian teenager in Hebron Wednesday.

Four Israeli soldiers were wounded in the Golan Heights border explosion Tuesday (Jalaa Marey/AFP)
07:20 GMT

Israeli forces attacked Syrian army positions overnight Tuesday in response to this week's Golan Heights bombing that left four Israeli soldiers wounded.