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The incident marks the second airstrike inside Syria by Israel in 24 hours. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 18:44 GMT
An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Israel announced plans to construct a further 1,065 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Germany's foreign ministry criticized Israel for approving further construction of illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank.
Hundreds of Israeli police Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in the West Bank settlement of Beit El. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
Hundreds of Israeli police special forces early Tuesday morning stormed illegally constructed buildings in a West Bank settlement.
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is under fire for comparing the Iran nuclear agreement with the Holocaust. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 15:35 GMT
US President Barack Obama on Monday condemned rhetoric about the Iran deal from leading members of the Republican party, including GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who has drawn criticism for comparing the accord to the Holocaust.
The talks comes as reports circulate of Abbas' planned resignation in two months' time. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Interior Minister Silvan Shalom held talks with senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat in Amman in recent days.
Palestinian refugee schoolchildren ride on playground equipment in Gaza. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2015 - 18:46 GMT
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and Jordan on Sunday staged protests against the decision of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) to cut its services to the Palestinian population.
Orthodox Jewish women and men pray during the annual Tisha B'Av (Ninth of Av) fasting and a memorial day, commemorating the destruction of ancient Jerusalem temples some 2,000 years ago, at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
July 26, 2015 - 09:24 GMT
Israeli police on Sunday entered al-Aqsa Mosque to detain Palestinian suspects after a riot.
Kerry made the remarks to an NBC reporter on Friday. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities following the conclusion of nuclear negotiations.
Abu Sisi, 42, was an engineer and former technical director at Gaza's sole electricity plant before he was arrested in Ukraine. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Palestinian prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi is still being held by Israeli authorities in solitary confinement since his detention began over four years ago.
The 21-year-old Palestinian was killed following a raid by Israeli forces in the town of Birqin. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A 21-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed Wednesday by Israeli forces following a raid near the West Bank city of Jenin.
Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly spent $127,000 of public funds on a sleeping cabin for a plane. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
Israel's attorney general ordered an investigation into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's alleged excessive spending while in office.