Conflict With Israel

November 9, 2014

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."

Palestinian youths throw stones during clashes with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem on Nov. 7. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
15:53 GMT

Hundreds of Palestinians battled Israeli security forces on Friday, as tensions continued unabated in Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to news reports.

Fayez Abu Eitta, a Fatah leader in Gaza, speaks on the phone as he inspects damage to his car. At least 10 explosions hit houses and cars belonging to Fatah members in Gaza on Friday. (AFP/ Mohammed Abed)
12:53 GMT

Bomb attacks overnight targeted the homes and cars of Fatah leaders in Gaza.

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian youths in the refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on Nov. 6. AFP/Ahmad Gharabli
12:11 GMT

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.

The Mavi Marmara (AFP file photo).
08:16 GMT

Nine Turkish activists were killed in the storming of the vessel Mavi Marmara in 2010.

Masked Palestinian youths use doors as shields during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in East Jerusalem on Nov. 6.  (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
07:52 GMT

Hamas and Islamic Jihad issued separate statements calling on Palestinians to take to the streets following Friday prayers.

November 6, 2014

IDF soldiers seen blocking the area where three soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a bus stop near the West Bank village of Al-Aroub. [Flash90]
13:55 GMT

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.

Israeli security forces walk near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque in the Temple Mount. [AFP]
12:25 GMT

Jordan says it is ready to make efforts in order to “stop Israeli attacks” against the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem)

A Palestinian protester fires a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on November 5, 2014. [AFP]
10:05 GMT

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.