Conflict With Israel

July 8, 2014

At least 80 people were wounded from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Tuesday alone (Jack Guez/AFP)
16:23 GMT

The Arab League's top leadership urged the UN Security Council Tuesday to hold an urgent meeting on the recent round of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza that have left dozens wounded.

A Palestinian man examines damage to his car in an Israeli "price tag" attack (File/AFP)
12:24 GMT

Two Palestinian men were killed after an Israeli settler ran them over in what is believed to be another revenge attack.

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have risen over the killing of three Jewish teens and one Palestinian teen. (AFP/File)
07:31 GMT

Israel is calling up its reservist forces as tensions with Palestinians increase.

Sources say the Gaza International Airport was heavily bombed. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Israeli fighter jets are launching a series of new airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

July 7, 2014

A 16-year-old Palestinian was burned alive by Israeli settlers last week. (AFP/File)
12:55 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the Gaza Strip to voice their anger over the recent killing of a Palestinian teenager who was burned alive by Israeli settlers.

Netanyahu, right, and Lieberman at a Likud-Beiteinu faction meeting on March 14, 2013.
11:23 GMT

FM says his differences of opinion with Prime Minister Netanyahu, particularly on handling of Gaza rocket threat, have made a continued union impossible; says Yisrael Beytenu will continue to be a part of coalition.

A Palestinian woman Hamas supporter hold up a rifle during a protest against the kidnapping and killing a Palestinian teenager by Israeli settlers in Jerusalem earlier in the week, and against any Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip in the Jabalya refugee camp, in northern Gaza, on July 4, 2014. [AFP]
10:14 GMT

IAF strikes in Gaza following 25 rockets throughout day; Hamas says Israel "will pay" for escalation; mortar shell lands in Golan Heights from Syria, IDF retaliates with gunfire.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014 at his Jerusalem office.
09:37 GMT

"We worked immediately to find the perpetrators, they will be tried and brought to justice," says Netanyahu.

Abbas reminded the public that 16 children and women were killed within the past two weeks at the hands of Israeli forces in his commentary Sunday (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas called on the UN Sunday to form an international committee to investigate Israeli crimes committed against Palestinians.

July 6, 2014

Tarek Abu Khdeir was filmed being beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem this week (Courtesy of Ma'an News Agency)
18:42 GMT

The Palestinian-American teenager who was brutally beaten by Israeli police and arrested without charges in Jerusalem was sentenced to house arrest for nine days ahead of his trial.

Before and after images of the 15-year-old teen show the brutality of the Israeli police officers, who were filmed beating the teen (Image: Twitter)
13:48 GMT

The U.S. has voiced concern after a 15-year-old American-Palestinian was filmed being severely beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem. The teen has now been released from Israeli custody and is under house arrest.

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian young man during clashes with Palestinians protesting against the murder of a Palestinian teenager on July 6, 2014 in the West Bank village of Al-Ram, adjacent to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.[AFP]
12:01 GMT

Suspicions mounting that crime was carried out for nationalistic reasons, according to Israeli media reports; a gag order remains in place on the details of the investigation.

Tariq Abu Khdeir's family said he has been denied medical treatment while in Israeli custody (Image: Twitter)
10:29 GMT

Graphic video footage of masked Israeli forces beating a Palestinian-American teenager, then detaining him in Jerusalem has emerged, causing widespread condemnation.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014 at his Jerusalem office. [AFP]
10:08 GMT

Premier held urgent security consultations Saturday that ended with only an anemic statement to the press.

July 5, 2014

16-year-old Muhammed Abu Khdeir was killed in his neighborhood in Arab east Jerusalem this week, heightening already critical tensions between Israelis and Palestinians following the discovery of the missing Israeli teens' bodies in Hebron last week (AFP)
14:37 GMT

Tel Aviv doctors who conducted the autopsy of Palestinian teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir found Saturday that his cause of death was from burns. The teen's death has sparked a renewed and heightened round of tension between Israelis and Palestinians, particularly in Jerusalem where the teen was killed earlier this week.