Conflict With Israel
April 27, 2014
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel should apply Israeli law to Area C in response to Abbas' agreement with Hamas.
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
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
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
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 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 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.
An anonymous Israeli official has said that building settlements in Jerusalem will not be halted unless "an agreement is reached on other issues."
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
Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel will not receive army conscription papers directly on their sixteenth birthday
Director general of Homefront Security, Dan Ronen resigned from his position on Tuesday over an alleged dispute.
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah met Tuesday in an effort to "reconcile their rival leaderships" as peace talks with Israel continue to deteriorate.
Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians in the town of Awarta in the West Bank.
Jordan has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman over recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
Amnesty International announced Monday that it had serious concerns about Israel's excessive use of force against Palestinians and others.