Conflict With Israel

June 1, 2014

The neighborhoods without water are all isolated by a separation wall. (AFP/File)
11:45 GMT

An Israeli NGO reports that thousands of Palestinians have been without water since March because the Israeli government cut their water supplies.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that Israel will boycott the new unity government. (AFP/File)
09:41 GMT

Three future Palestinian ministers have been denied entry to the West Bank by Israel.

May 31, 2014

Palestine's new unity government is expected to form within days (File/AFP)
12:12 GMT

Israeli officials warned that Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas will be held responsible for any violence against the Jewish state by Hamas, once a new unity government is underway.

May 30, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pictured with Pope Francis during his Middle East trip last week (File/AFP)
15:51 GMT

Pope Francis invited both presidents from Palestine and Israel to pray in the Vatican for peace and stability in the Middle East on June 8.

May 28, 2014

Palestinian worshippers were pepper sprayed and tear gassed as they protested against far-right Israelis entering the Al Aqsa compound (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

At least four Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces Wednesday when right-wing Jews entered the Al Aqsa compound to commemorate the taking of East Jerusalem in 1967.

Located in the heart of the Negev desert, Al-Araqib village has been demolished over 60 times by Israeli authorities (Image: Amnesty International)
15:25 GMT

Israeli authorities have issued eviction orders to dead people buried in the Bedouin village of Al-Araqib's cemetery. The village has reportedly been demolished 63 times.

Lebanon's southern border has continuously witnessed violations carried out by Israel. (AFP/File)
09:58 GMT

An Israeli infantry unit violated the southern Lebanese border on Wednesday near al-Ghajjar village.

May 27, 2014

Israeli forces regularly allow right-wing Jewish visitors into the Al Aqsa compound, violating peace accords (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Thousands of right-wing Israelis plan to march through Islam's third most holiest site, the Al Aqsa compound on Wednesday, triggering criticism from Palestinian worshippers.

There has been a recent spate of vandalism in both Jerusalem and the West Bank. (AFP/File)
07:07 GMT

A church in east Jerusalem has been vandalized by an Israeli settler following a visit by Pope Francis.

May 26, 2014

The assault on the Turkish ship left nine activists dead. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of four former Israeli soldiers who were involved in the 2010 Turkish flotilla raid.

Disputes over settlements in the West Bank have persisted for years and recently derailed the peace process. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT

Leaders of the Knesset Land of Israel Caucus proposed ten bills that would annex major settlement blocs in the West Bank.

The international community considers all settlements in East Jerusalem to be a violation of international law. (AFP/File)
14:43 GMT

Israel has approved plans for 50 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.

May 25, 2014

Nasrallah and former president Sleiman's relations have deteriorated in recent months over disagreements about Hezbollah's involvement in Syria. (AFP/File)
18:51 GMT

In a televised speech Sunday Nasrallah said the presidential deadlock needs to be resolved immediately.

Pope Francis is currently on a tour of the Middle East. (AFP/File)
16:53 GMT

Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas have accepted the Pope's invitation to come to the Vatican to pray for peace.

This is the first time that the Pope has visited the Holy Land (Jack Guez/AFP)
09:44 GMT

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for peace on a pilgrimage on Sunday to Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, urging an intensified effort to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.