Conflict With Israel
May 13, 2014
Lebanon will file a complaint against Israel before the U.N. Security Council for violating the country’s southern border, an act which sparked wide condemnation from Lebanese officials.
Tel Aviv District Court Judge David Rozen on Tuesday sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to six years of prison time on conviction for two counts of bribery in the Holyland trial.
May 12, 2014
Mahmoud Abbas will meet with John Kerry in London on Wednesday.
Israel and Turkey may finalize the 2010 Gaza Flotilla compensation deal this week and normalize relations between Tel Aviv and Ankara upon Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's return to Israel.
Parts of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights remained closed for a second day Monday after Tel Aviv's defense forces announced Sunday that it would transform the territory into a "military zone" due to the spillover from Syria's war.
Israel on Sunday offered assistance to Nigeria in locating 276 high-school girls still held after being abducted four weeks ago by the Boko Haram terrorist network.
The cleric's comments come just two weeks before Pope Francis' visit to Israel and the region.
May 11, 2014
Settlers in Israel filed a complaint with police against Israeli author Amos Oz for his comments.
Israeli troops shot and injured a Palestinian man in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, locals and an army spokeswoman said.
In a classified congressional briefing on visa restriction legislation, it was revealed that the U.S. considers Israeli espionage "has crossed red lines" as it is known to spy on the U.S.
May 10, 2014
Over a hundred Palestinian prisoners continued their hunger strike on Saturday in protest to being detained without trial or charge.
May 9, 2014
Israeli homeless teenagers are on the rise in Tel Aviv, while young people in the occupied Palestinian territories fall victim to sexual violence, a report says.
May 8, 2014
The Vatican has asked Israeli authorities to clamp down on racist hate crimes against Palestinian Christians. The push comes after Vatican owned properties were graffitied in Jerusalem by Jewish extremists.
Approximately 5,100 Palestinians in Israeli jails will start a hunger strike campaign Thursday.
Egypt's foreign minister Amr Moussa told reporters Wednesday that Hamas must recognize Israel if the group plans to move forward in establishing a Palestinian state.