Conflict With Israel

December 5, 2014

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.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently called for early elections. (AFP/File)
13:47 GMT

The leaders of Israeli parliamentary blocs have agreed to hold early general elections on March 17 of next year, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the French vote a 'grave mistake'. (AFP/File)
04:00 GMT

Israel condemned the French parliament's decision to vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state after it was passed Tuesday.

December 2, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem, December 2, 2014. (AFP/File)
20:23 GMT

After two months of crisis, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two rival party chairs, Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni.

December 1, 2014

Benjamin Netanyahu chairs his weekly meeting from his Jerusalem office, November 30, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:36 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet coalition partners in an attempt to save the government from "collapsing".

November 30, 2014

Gill Rosenberg, 31, from Tel Aviv was kidnapped by the Islamic State. (Photo: Facebook)
15:03 GMT

Gill Rosenberg, 31,told said earlier this month that she had decided to join the fighters for humanitarian and ideological reasons.

Russian President Valdimir Putin urged continued support for independent Palestinian state. (AFP/file)
14:49 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged continued support for Palestinians' legitimate right to establish an independent state.

Al-Aqsa has been hit by fierce clashes between Israelis and Palestinians since right-wing Jewish activists riled tensions with a campaign to gain praying privileges at the holy site. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT

A group of about 50 right-wing Jewish activist entered an already-tense Al-Aqsa Sunday.

Hundreds of Israelis stand outside Benjamin Netanyahu's residency in Jerusalem to protest against the Jewish state bill, November 29, 2014. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
11:29 GMT

Thousands of Israelis took to the street of Jerusalem to protest against a proposed Jewish state bill, which human rights groups have strongly condemned.