Conflict With Israel
January 3, 2013
A violent riot by 500 Arabs in Jenin reportedly took the wind out of an elite IDF sail, and stopped an Israeli raid in its tracks. The report has been denied by the Israeli side.
December 30, 2012
Israel’s former foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, is indicted on charges of breach of trust and fraud, following his resignation from the cabinet.
December 28, 2012
The Palestinian president says he will relinquish control of the Occupied West Bank unless Israel returns to the negotiating table after their elections in January.
December 27, 2012
According to sources in the Israeli military, plans are underway to strengthen the barrier with Syria to include cameras and trenches.
December 26, 2012
The Palestinian cabinet Wednesday called on members of the United Nations Security Council and other powers to put a stop to Israel’s settlement policy, which it described as “onslaught” that aims to undermine efforts to form a Palestinian state.
Following a media blackout, the Israeli secret services finally allow details to emerge about the attempted kidnapping of Israelis by members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
December 23, 2012
Israeli defense officials say despite warning to the contrary, the chemical weapons in Syria are still secure.
December 19, 2012
The man suspected of being behind the bomb that wounded 27 people in Israel last month arrives in court to face charges.
December 18, 2012
Following Israel's announcement that plans for yet more settler houses are in motion, the Palestinian Authority threatens to seek recourse at the UN.
December 12, 2012
Israel foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, appeared to threaten the Palestinians on Tuesday if they continued with plans to take Israel to the International Criminal Court over settlements in the West Bank.
December 4, 2012
Member states of the United Nations pass a resolution on Monday to call on Israel to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
International pressure on the Jewish state is mounting over plans to build more settler houses but Israel remains defiant.
December 3, 2012
In response to the Israeli government's decision to build thousands more settler homes, European countries take coordinated action against the Jewish state.
November 30, 2012
A report unveils clues to a new secret design for an underground construction project for Israeli armed forces, near Tel Aviv, courtesy of US sponsorship.
November 29, 2012
Ehud Barak, the politician behind the most recent invasion of Gaza, will be awarded the US department of defense's highest award.