Conflict With Israel

November 17, 2014

Palestinian protesters burn a tyre in front of Israel's controversial barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem on November 17, 2014. [Ahmad Gharbali /AFP]
14:01 GMT

Palestinian resistance faction Hamas condemned Monday what it described as the "execution" of a Palestinian drivers who had been found hanging in an Israeli bus and called for escalating resistance in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Israeli security forces used stun grenade and tear gas to disperse protesters who threw stones and petrol bombs at the Israeli troops. (AFP/File)
08:43 GMT

Clashes broke out in several neighborhoods of East Jerusalem overnight after a Palestinian driver was found hanged late Sunday.

November 16, 2014

A Palestinian woman gestures as it rains near a house that was destroyed during the 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants in Gaza City in the Gaza Strip, on November 16, 2014. [AFP]
21:41 GMT

The investigation committee of the UN Human Rights Council has listened to testimonies of victims’ families and civil society organizations, the representative of Palestine to the HRC said Saturday.

Paramedics with man who was stabbed in Jerusalem.
20:04 GMT

Jewish man stabbed in back in suspected Jerusalem terrorist attack

Liberman made his comments during a meeting with German FM Frank Walter Steinmeier. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT

Israel will not stop building in any Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem, said Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman in response to continued international criticism of such activity over the pre-1967 lines in Israel’s capital.

Maria Angela Holguin was denied permission to enter Palestine unless she met with the Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman. (AFP/File)
11:31 GMT

Columbia's foreign minister Maria Angela Holguin was banned from entering the West Bank by Israeli authorities.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah will cement an agreement to reduce tensions in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
09:47 GMT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly set to meet Jordan’s King Abdullah II over the next two days for further discussions on tensions surrounding al Aqsa mosque.

November 13, 2014

Jordanian King Abdullah II rejected Israel's unilateral practices in East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque complex. (AFP/File)
15:57 GMT

Jordanian King Abdullah II rejected Israel's unilateral practices in East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque complex during a Thursday meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Amman.

November 12, 2014

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem announced her country's recognition of Palestine on Oct. 30, making it the first major European country to do so
19:04 GMT

The Swedish Consul General on Wednesday signed an agreement with the UNDP to step up financial support for the reconstruction of the war-torn Gaza Strip.

 Abbas is also to meet Washington's top diplomat John Kerry to discuss the upsurge in violence in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. [AFP]
18:00 GMT

PA chief scheduled to meet Kerry in Amman on Thursday to discuss the peace process.

Israel approved plans to build 200 homes in a Jewish settlement neighborhood in east Jerusalem. [AFP]
15:12 GMT

An Israeli planning committee Wednesday approved plans to build 200 homes in a Jewish settlement neighborhood of annexed east Jerusalem

Palestinian Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti. [AFP]
14:59 GMT

Palestinian figure serving life sentence called for armed resistance in order "to be faithful to the legacy of Arafat," on 10th anniversary of late Palestinian leader's death.

West Bank mosque partly torched in apparent settler attack. [AFP]
13:53 GMT

"Those who encourage and allow attacks on mosques and against Palestinians should expect a response," organization warns.

The shootings were caught on camera and sparked international outrage. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

An Israeli border policeman has been arrested in connection with the fatal May 15 shootings of two Palestinian teenagers, an Israeli police spokesman told Ma'an Wednesday.

The settlers also wrote racist slogans on the walls of the mosque. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT

A group of Israeli settlers set fire inside a mosque in the Palestinian village of al-Mughayyir near Ramallah early Wednesday.