Conflict With Israel

January 18, 2015

The Shin Bet said one of the defendants had tried to leave Israel in July in order to make his way to Syria but had been detained by authorities at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. (AFP/David Buimovitch)
13:38 GMT

Seven suspects were arrested by Israel's Shin Bet for plotting attacks against Israel and for communicating with an insurgent group in Syria.

January 16, 2015

 Israel froze the monthly transfer of $120 million in taxes that it collects for the Palestinians, forcing the Palestinian Authority to halt salary payments for 153,000 employees. (AFP/Getty Images)
05:00 GMT

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Israel to immediately resume the transfer of tax revenues to Palestine.

January 15, 2015

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1, a high-stakes move that will enable the Palestinians to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
13:20 GMT

Abbas made a plea to the Arab League to cover tax revenues withheld by Israel in retaliation for his attempt to join the International Criminal Court.

January 14, 2015

Earlier Wednesday Erdogan blasted Netanyahu for "daring" to attend the rally in Paris. (AFP/Getty Images/Fethi Belaid)
19:25 GMT

Avigdor Lieberman of the Yisreal Beitenu party called out Europe for tolerating Erdogan's alleged anti-Semitism.

Mourners bury the body of Phillipe Braham at a cemetery in Jerusalem on Jan. 13, during the funeral of four Jews killed in an Islamist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris last week. (AFP/Ariel Schalit)
08:12 GMT

France led the list of countries from which Jews made aliyah to Israel in 2014, with almost 7,000 new French immigrants, more than double the 3,400 who came last year.

Palestinian employees of the former Hamas government shout slogans after breaking past the gate of the Palestinian unity government cabinet headquarters to demand back pay on Jan. 13. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
08:00 GMT

An employees' union official said former civil servants are carrying out sit-in protests inside the Palestinian cabinet's headquarters until their salaries are paid.

January 13, 2015

The UK government launched an inquiry into the Muslim Brotherhood last year after concerns it was encouraging British nationals to fight in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
09:55 GMT

A UK charity was stripped of government funding for allegedly having links to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas

January 12, 2015

The Shin Bet warned Arab Israelis of the dangers of travelling to Syria, insisting they will be subject to capture and torture by Assad's security forces like Mr. Nasrallah. (AFP/Jalaa Marey)
10:44 GMT

Yousef Yaakub Nasrallah, age 20, was arrested at the Jordan River Crossing and subsequently tortured throughout numerous interrogations upon attempting to return home to Israel after traveling to Syria via Jordan in April 2014.

January 7, 2015

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday called the move by Israel "ineffective". (AFP/File)
13:50 GMT

The European Union criticized Israel for freezing some $127 million tax funds for the Palestinian Authority, in response to the PA's decision to joining the ICC.

January 6, 2015

The three Israeli teens were kidnapped and killed in June last year. (AFP/File)
14:21 GMT

A Palestinian man was handed three life sentences by an IDF court Tuesday for killing three Israeli teenagers in June last year.

January 5, 2015

The move follows Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's step at the ICC last week to pursue war crimes charges against Israel for last summer's Gaza offensive. (AFP/File)
19:30 GMT

Israeli NGO Israel Law Center announced their filing of lawsuits Monday with the International Criminal Court, in which they claimed PA leaders were responsible for war crimes, terrorism and human rights offenses.

January 4, 2015

Palestinian children deploy a giant national flag during a march of members of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the Palestinian Fatah movement's armed wing, to mark the 50th anniversary of the launching of Fatah's armed struggle against Israel on Jan. 1, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
07:59 GMT

Palestine is sure that 128 countries will vote in favor of the state joining Interpol, an official said.

Palestinian protestors run for cover from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes near the Israeli Ofer military prison on Jan. 2. AFP/Abbas Momani
07:29 GMT

The move came as a protest of the formal application for membership of the International Criminal Court that was filed on Friday.

January 3, 2015

Gaza militant group Hamas said Israel was not giving the hostage case attention due to 'racism' in the country's right-wing sector. (AFP/File)
14:49 GMT

Gaza militant group Hamas claims to have captured a Jewish Israeli man who was swept out to sea while swimming off the coast of southern Israel.

January 2, 2015

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas makes a speech during a ceremony to mark the Fatah movement's fiftieth anniversary in Ramallah, December 31, 2014. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas requested an investigation by the ICC into Israeli war crimes during the Gaza offensive last year.