Conflict With Israel
September 26, 2013
An Israeli official announced Wednesday that some restrictions in the Palestinian territories will be eased as US Secretary of State John Kerry steps up efforts to reach a peace deal between the neighboring countries within a nine-month timeline.
September 25, 2013
Israeli security forces stormed the Al Haram Al Sharif compound in Jerusalem's old city on Wednesday, assaulting Palestinian worshippers and firing bomb sounds in the Al Aqsa mosque courtyard.
September 23, 2013
The Israeli government will discuss late Monday whether it will still go through with its promise to release a group of veteran Palestinian prisoners, held since before 1994, after an Israeli soldier was killed in Hebron.
Following the death of an Israeli soldier in Hebron, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told settlers to re-occupy a contested West Bank building.
Mortar shells hit southern Israel from Gaza late Sunday for the first time since August 18th.
An Israeli soldier was shot and killed by a Palestinian sniper during a night patrol in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.
September 22, 2013
Israel officials may ban French diplomat Marion Fesneau-Castaing saying she acted "inappropriately" in last week's altercation between Israeli border police and EU diplomats in the West Bank.
Israel has lifted a ban that has prevented construction materials from entering Gaza for the past six years.
The European Union has demanded answers from the Israeli government after Israeli soliders manhandled EU diplomats whilst they were distributing aid to Palestinians.
September 20, 2013
A proposed resolution to subject Israel to IAEA safeguards is narrowly defeated at the UN agency's annual conference and Israeli's Steinitz says "time has run out" to negotiate with Iran on its nuclear program.
September 17, 2013
Israeli military vehicles entered Palestinian land in Gaza on Tuesday as the area is rocked by the Egyptian army's crackdown on militants in the Sinai peninsula.
September 12, 2013
A senior Israeli official on Thursday pledged tentative support for the Russian-devised plan that seeks to destroy Syria's chemical arsenal.
September 9, 2013
An EU delegation in set to arrive in Jerusalem Tuesday to clarify their stance on Israeli settlements, after it imposed a ban in July on European funding and financing for illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.
The Israeli military deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system in Jerusalem on Sunday as Netanyahu prepares his country in anticipation of a US-led strike on Syria.
September 3, 2013
Israel and the US were 'testing' their defence capabilities in the Mediterrean on Tuesday morning, sparking fears of conflict after Russian radars picked up ballistic activity.