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Some 750 Palestinians are currently held in administrative detention, an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge that can be renewed indefinitely. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh is set to be released next Monday after a 70-day hunger strike.
Israel's dual legal system typically tries Israelis in civilian courts and Palestinians in military courts, meaning Palestinians would likely only face the death penalty. (File photo)
May 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Israel's dual legal system means Israelis involved in 'terrorism' cases killing Palestinians would not face the death penalty.
Israeli police at the scene of an earlier stabbing incident in which the assailant was shot dead. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
The identity of the Palestinian woman, killed on the scene at the Ras Biddu checkpoint, remains unknown.
The body of a Palestinian assailant who was allegedly shot in the head by an Israeli soldier as he lay wounded on the ground Hebron on March 24, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 23, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Azaria's lawyers have said the IDF singled him out unfairly for non-legal reasons, while other soldiers involved in similar killings have not received criminal charges.
Yehuda Glick, a right-wing American-born rabbi, is heavily involved in an initiative to build the Third Jewish Temple in the place of the Dome of the Rock on the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
As all MKs - including Palestinians and Muslim lawmakers - are banned from entering the compound, Yehuda Glick made his last legal visit to the site before being sworn into the Knesset.
A general view taken on May 16, 2016 shows graffiti in Gaza City commemorating the
May 22, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Gazan fishermen are regularly detained or come under fire from Israeli forces while working in the fishing zone.
Gush Etzion Junction, the entry point to a series of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The IDF is searching for a person who opened fire at an Israeli bus in the Gush Etzion settlement.
A Palestinian farmer on his land in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2016 - 12:44 GMT
Israeli forces fired warning shots at Palestinian farmers in two locations in the southern Gaza Strip.
Gazans praying at Al-Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Three hundred Gazans traveled to Al-Aqsa mosque for the third week since the Passover banned was lifted.
Mohammed al-Qiq flashes a peace sign as he arrives back to his village in the West Bank. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 20, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
Israel released Muhammad al-Qiq after six months of administrative detention and a near-fatal 94-day hunger strike.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'lon. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'lon resigned from the Knesset on Friday morning.
Israeli soldiers patrol in the West Bank city of Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
If confirmed, the end of the closed military zone in Tel Rumeida would mark the first time the neighborhood of the flashpoint occupied West Bank city is reopened to the public since Nov. 1, 2015.
A general view of the Israeli West Bank settlement of Beitar Illit, near the Palestinian town of Bethlehem, on May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 18, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The al-Hawarin family has been made homeless because of private road construction to serve settlers.
The Jordanian flag. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 08:45 GMT
Jordan has freed an Islamic preacher charged with inciting hatred on social media.
Israel frequently detains the bodies of Palestinians killed while allegedly carrying out attacks, preventing families from burying their relatives for months on end. (AFP/File)
May 17, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Both families had to pay over $5,000 before the bodies would be released, and only 45 people were allowed to attend each funeral.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. (AFP/Patrick Kovarik)
May 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Calling the ongoing tensions between Israel and Palestine "untenable and dangerous," Ayrault revealed the premises for the peace initiative, which will reportedly aim for the establishment of a future Palestinian state along 1967 borders and a shared capital of Jerusalem.