Conflict With Israel

December 8, 2014

The Al Aqsa compound has been at the center of clashes in recent weeks following growing violence in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
09:03 GMT

Israeli intelligence officers and settlers in Jerusalem stormed the Al Aqsa compound Monday, according to a mosque official.

Israeli warplanes struck two sites in Damascus Sunday. (AFP/File)
08:48 GMT

Syria's Foreign Ministry called on the UN to impose sanctions against Israel Sunday after Tel Aviv bombed two sites in Damascus.

Security was tightened along the border with Lebanon after Israeli warplanes bombed Damascus on Sunday. (AFP/File)
08:08 GMT

Israel tightened security along the border with Lebanon over fears of clashes after the Jewish state bombed Syria a day earlier.

The secretary of state pledged that the United States would not interfere in the coming Israeli elections, but said that brokering an Israeli-Palestinian peace remained a priority. (Photo: AFP)
04:00 GMT

Secretary of state says fight against terror opening up new possibilities, urges two-state solution, defends nuclear talks with Iran.

December 7, 2014

A picture said to show a fireball after an alleged Israeli strike on sites inside Syria on December 7, 2014. (Screen capture: Channel 2)
16:37 GMT

Syrian state TV says two targets hit 'by Israeli enemy' in government-held province near capital.

UN representative James W. Rawley called house demolitions a "risk to undermining the already fragile situation." (AFP/File)
08:37 GMT

UN representative James W. Rawley condemned Israel for demolishing Palestinian homes and "contravening international law" in the process.

December 5, 2014

Meshaal said Hamas was committed to reconciliation with Fatah . (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Khaled Meshaal accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of provoking a rise in violence.

In a head-to-head race between Netanyahu and former welfare and social services minister Moshe Kahlon, 46% would prefer Kahlon, a poll said. (AFP/FIle)
10:49 GMT

The poll, taken on Wednesday among 500 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult population, indicated that the election could end up being close.

Palestinian women negotiate the Qalandia checkpoint. (AFP/File)
10:38 GMT

Israeli forces say the girl tried to stab a soldier, a claim rejected by witnesses at the scene.

The Muslim holy site of the Dome of the Rock on the Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/file)
04:00 GMT

A Palestinian non-governmental organization says nearly 14,000 Israelis, most of them extremist settlers, have forced their way into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) since the beginning of 2014.

December 4, 2014

An oil pipeline rupture has caused thousands of cubic meters of crude oil to spill into the Arava desert in southern Israel near the border with Jordan, officials said. (AFP/file)
20:26 GMT

Over 80 people on both sides of Israel-Jordan border treated for respiratory problems after maintenance workers damage pipeline

The bill is due to be finalised late Wednesday after President Barack Obama's signature is obtained. (AFP/File)
09:32 GMT

The US-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 passed the final legislative process Wednesday in preparation for Barack Obama's signature to finalise the bill.

December 3, 2014

The Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East Jerusalem. (AFP/file)
22:18 GMT

The Israeli regime is set to spend millions of dollars on construction activities in an illegal settlement in East al-Quds (Jerusalem), an Israeli local council says.

Palestinians wave Palestinian flags during a protest in central Brussels. (AFP/file)
15:56 GMT

Belgian coalition calls on parliament to recognize 'Palestinian state'

IDF soldiers at the scene of a stabbing attack in Gush Etzion, December 1, 2013. (AFP/file)
15:43 GMT

Palestinians started attacking civilians outside Rami-Levy; terrorist apprehended by security guard.