Conflict With Israel

November 10, 2014

The proposed bill will apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank (File/AFP)
05:43 GMT

A proposed Knesset bill to apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank was condemned by Palestinian official, Nabil Shaath Sunday.

Ahmet Davutoglu's comments came after clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces resumed (File/AFP)
05:31 GMT

Ahmet Davutoglu called for the protection of Al Aqsa Mosque a "divine duty" following reports of right-wing Israeli settlers storming the holy complex last week.

November 9, 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas  arrives for the opening of a museum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 9, 2014. [AFP]
23:38 GMT

President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday the shrine of late President Yasser Arafat will be moved to Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine, at the earliest possible opportunity.

Arab Israeli protesters shouts slogans during a rally in the northern Israeli town of Umm al-Faham on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
23:31 GMT

Israeli forces have raised the alert level across the occupied territories as Palestinians continue protests over the killing of a young man.

Israeli security forces detain an Arab-Israeli youth during clashes in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
18:10 GMT

A general strike paralyzed the majority of Arab cities and towns in the Negev on Sunday in protest against the Israeli police shooting dead an Arab young man in the Galilee a day earlier.

Palestinian supporters of the Islamist group Hamas wave flags of the movement during a graduation ceremony in Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip on November 7, 2014. [AFP]
14:23 GMT

Tensions reach new heights as official says Hamas refused to provide security for event to mark 10 years since death of Yasser Arafat.

A Palestinian schoolgirl displays a pool of water at a UN-run school that was partially destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas. [AFP]
14:09 GMT

Gaza's Energy and Natural Resources Authority on Sunday urged Palestinian officials to ship fuel to Gaza in order to increase the efficiency of the Strip's sole power plant.

King Abdullah II reportedly cancelled Jordanian participation in a ceremony scheduled to begin this week marking 20 years of the Israel-Jordan peace treaty. [AFP]
13:54 GMT

Citing Temple Mount tensions, Jordan's king orders officials not to attend 20th anniversary ceremony for peace treaty in Jordan Valley.

At the opening of the cabinet meeting Netanyahu said to Peretz: "Thank you for realizing your place is not at the cabinet table." (AFP/File)
12:43 GMT

Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz resigned Sunday amid a public fight with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

A Palestinian man prays on the street outside Jerusalem's Old City as Israeli police stand guard following restrictions imposed on worshipers at Al Aqsa Mosque, November 7, 2014 (File/AFP)
08:14 GMT

Tensions continued Sunday following overnight protests across Israel after a Palestinian man was unlawfully killed by Israeli police on Friday.

Jordan's relationship with Israel continues to sour over Al Aqsa violations (File/AFP)
07:29 GMT

Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets of central Amman to protest against Israeli actions in Jerusalem's holy Al Aqsa Mosque.

November 8, 2014

Thousands of demonstrators staged a protest in the village of Kafr Kanna on Saturday afternoon. (AFP/File)
20:03 GMT

Palestinian demonstrators have clashed with Israeli forces during a protest in the Galilee region, after Israeli troops shot dead a young Palestinian man.

Last week Israel briefly shut down all access to the Dome of the Rock and the 8th-century al-Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT

Palestinian protests have gathered momentum against the new far-right Jewish movement to allow Jews to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The clashes yesterday occurred in the Shuafat Palestinian refugee camp in East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
08:39 GMT

Thirty Palestinian protesters were injured in the latest clashes with police in East Jerusalem.

November 7, 2014

Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood protest in Amman against the storming of al-Aqsa compound on Nov. 7. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
16:09 GMT

Hammam Saeed described the 1994 treaty between Amman and Tel Aviv as "shameful."