Conflict With Israel
April 23, 2014
An anonymous Israeli official has said that building settlements in Jerusalem will not be halted unless "an agreement is reached on other issues."
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas must choose whether he wants peace with Israel or Hamas "because he cannot have both."
April 22, 2014
Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel will not receive army conscription papers directly on their sixteenth birthday
Director general of Homefront Security, Dan Ronen resigned from his position on Tuesday over an alleged dispute.
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah met Tuesday in an effort to "reconcile their rival leaderships" as peace talks with Israel continue to deteriorate.
Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians in the town of Awarta in the West Bank.
Jordan has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman over recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
Amnesty International announced Monday that it had serious concerns about Israel's excessive use of force against Palestinians and others.
April 21, 2014
Palestinian lawmaker Mustafa Barghouti was denied a permit to enter the Gaza Strip Monday.
Israel launched retaliatory airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Monday in response to seven rockets fired from Gaza earlier Monday landed in southern Israel.
Three rockets from Gaza were fired into Israel on Monday morning, the IDF Spokesperson's office said.
US envoy to the Middle East peace process Martin Indyk did not present any new proposals on how to salvage the currently stalemated Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a meeting on Friday, a Palestinian official told AFP on Sunday.
April 20, 2014
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry has slammed Israel for preventing UN and European diplomats to pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in a church in Jerusalem.
At least 16 Palestinians were detained Sunday morning after clashes erupted between the worshipers and Israeli Defense Forces who were on the mosque's premises.
April 19, 2014
EU foreign policy chief called on Israel to reverse recent decisions made against the Palestinians.