Conflict With Israel
November 25, 2013
The Israeli authorities on Monday gave the green light on the construction of 829 new homes for settlers in the occupied West Bank, the settlement watchdog Peace Now reported.
November 23, 2013
President Mahmoud Abbas says he is ready to go to the Israeli Knesset but on his own terms rather than what Israeli prime minister wants him to say.
November 22, 2013
The United Nations has warned against the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip.
PLO official Hanan Ashrawi said Thursday that Israel is using peace negotiations as a "cover" to continue building illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.
November 21, 2013
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters that "the link between Israel and its main strategic partner the United States has weakened."
November 20, 2013
An aid convoy delivering medical equipment and food crossed entered Gaza via Rafah crossing for the first time since the June 30 coup which overthrew Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday invited President Mahmoud Abbas to address the Israeli parliament and publicly recognize Jewish links to the land of Israel.
November 19, 2013
French President Francois Hollande is urging Israel and the Palestinians to finally make peace, saying Jerusalem must be the joint capital of both Israel and future state of Palestine.
November 18, 2013
Palestinians respond to an opinion poll conducted by al-Quds University.
French President Francois Hollande called for a "a complete halt" to Israeli settlement activity following his meetings Sunday and Monday with Israeli and Palestinian leadership.
140 Israelis accompanied by police enter Al-Aqsa compound and on Sunday afternoon.
November 17, 2013
Israeli forces raid Abu Dis village and attacks al-Quds University students with rubber-coated steel bullets on Sunday afternoon.
November 15, 2013
The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned on Wednesday from U.S.-mediated peace talks with the Israelis in protest of lack of progress.
White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice said Thursday that Israel's settlement expansion lacks ‘legitimacy’ and hampers peace talks efforts
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not convinced with IAEA reports and says Iran got enough facilities to produce atomic bomb.