Conflict With Israel
November 9, 2014
Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz resigned Sunday amid a public fight with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Tensions continued Sunday following overnight protests across Israel after a Palestinian man was unlawfully killed by Israeli police on Friday.
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
Palestinian demonstrators have clashed with Israeli forces during a protest in the Galilee region, after Israeli troops shot dead a young Palestinian man.
Palestinian protests have gathered momentum against the new far-right Jewish movement to allow Jews to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Thirty Palestinian protesters were injured in the latest clashes with police in East Jerusalem.
November 7, 2014
Hammam Saeed described the 1994 treaty between Amman and Tel Aviv as "shameful."
Hundreds of Palestinians battled Israeli security forces on Friday, as tensions continued unabated in Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to news reports.
Bomb attacks overnight targeted the homes and cars of Fatah leaders in Gaza.
Tension has been running high in East Jerusalem since Israel closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound last week following the shooting of an extremist rabbi in west Jerusalem.
Nine Turkish activists were killed in the storming of the vessel Mavi Marmara in 2010.
Hamas and Islamic Jihad issued separate statements calling on Palestinians to take to the streets following Friday prayers.
November 6, 2014
A senior security source said one of the directions being examined is that the incident was a hit and run accident, and that the suspects did not intend to strike the soldiers.
Jordan says it is ready to make efforts in order to “stop Israeli attacks” against the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem)
Hundreds of right-wing Israeli settlers under heavy military escort visited at Joseph's Tomb near Balata refugee camp east of Nablus early Thursday morning.