A Jordanian woman walks past campaign posters of candidates for the parliamentary elections in Amman in 2013. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Jordanian National Commission for Women on Sunday called for canceling a law that pardons rapists if they marry their victim.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
Palestinians wave the national flag inside the Al Aqsa compound during a protest to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Six teenagers and two elderly Palestinians were among dozens arrested by Israeli forces outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem for protesting against right-wing settlers who toured the area.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was also fined $100,000. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was handed down an eight month prison sentence Monday after being convicted of fraud.
A Palestinian protester gestures towards member of the Israeli security forces during clashes outside the compound of the Israeli Ofer Military Prison, near the West Bank town of Betunia, following a protest against the construction of settlements and the confiscation of Palestinian land on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 24, 2015 - 09:11 GMT
The stabbing took place late Sturday night
Palestinian protesters take part in a demonstration organised by the Islamic Movement against the death sentence to Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel, on May 23, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 24, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Thousands of Palestinians marched in northern Israel to protest the death sentence of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
Palestinians claimed Israeli settlers threw the Molotov cocktails. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 21, 2015 - 07:14 GMT
Israeli forces closed the entrance to a Nablus village following a protest which led to a Molotov cocktail being thrown.
Details of the arms deal were reviewed and approved by the Pentagon this week. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
The Pentagon could approve a $1.9 billion arms sale to Israel to buy Hellfire missles, glide bombs and bunker buster bombs.
People stand outside Israeli Ayalon prison in Ramle near Tel Aviv on 14 February 2013. (AFP/Jack Guez)
May 20, 2015 - 10:52 GMT
According to the Palestinian Prisoners and Former Prisoners Committee, Palestinian minors held in Israeli prisons are subjected to abuse and assault.
A Palestinian woman holds a scarf bearing the colors of the Palestinian flag as young Israeli nationalists gather outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's old city on May 17, 2015, to take part in the
May 20, 2015 - 10:24 GMT
Following massive backlash from Israel's left wing, the proposed program for bus segregation has been suspended.
The 30-year-old Palestinian man was shot on site after injuring two Israeli police officers. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 09:16 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot dead after ramming his vehicle into two Israeli police offices in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of A-Tur Wednesday.