Conflict With Israel
June 13, 2014
Israel's government is pushing ahead with plans to build 1,083 settler units in the occupied West Bank, according to the Jerusalem Post, Friday.
June 11, 2014
Palestinian prisoners who are hunger striking remain steadfast in their mission. A statement released by the hunger strikers says they will continue "until victory or martyrdom."
June 10, 2014
On Monday the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs summoned Australian Charge D'Affairs in Amman, John Feakes, to express concern regarding Australia's decision to no longer refer to East Jerusalem as "occupied".
June 9, 2014
Palestinians in the West Bank have closed their shops for one day in solidarity with the Palestinian hunger strikers.
U.N. envoy to the peace process Robert Serry met with four Palestinian unity ministers in Gaza Sunday.
June 8, 2014
A Palestinian fisherman who was shot by the Israeli navy two weeks ago died from his injuries Sunday morning.
The Israeli cabinet has approved legislation that aims to prevent large scale releases of Palestinian prisoners.
According to the inmates' lawyers, Palestinian prisoners who are on a hunger strike are treated with brutality.
Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are heading to Vatican city today to pray with Pope Francis.
June 7, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainees on hunger strike for over a month in Israeli prisons.
June 5, 2014
The PLO will appeal to the UN Security Council against Israel's plans to construct 1,500 new settler units.
An Israeli report says Hezbollah has changed its strategy and could potentially lead to more violence inside Israel.
Israel has announced that it has plans to build 1,500 new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
June 4, 2014
Israel's prime minister sought approval for a controversial bill to force feed Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, similar to detainees in Guantanamo Bay.
The Jordanian Ambassador in Tel Aviv has criticized the Israeli government's handling of recent incidents at al-Aqsa mosque.