Conflict With Israel

June 9, 2014

Robert Serry met with the Palestinian ministers in Gaza. (AFP/File)
09:39 GMT

U.N. envoy to the peace process Robert Serry met with four Palestinian unity ministers in Gaza Sunday.

June 8, 2014

The Israeli navy routinely harasses Palestinian fisherman. (AFP/File)
16:31 GMT

A Palestinian fisherman who was shot by the Israeli navy two weeks ago died from his injuries Sunday morning.

Many Israelis dislike the idea of releasing Palestinian prisoners, but others argue it is a crucial bargaining chip in the israeli-Palestinian peace process. (AFP/File)
14:06 GMT

The Israeli cabinet has approved legislation that aims to prevent large scale releases of Palestinian prisoners.

The hunger-striking Palestinians are protesting Israel's arbitrary detention policy. (AFP/File)
10:29 GMT

According to the inmates' lawyers, Palestinian prisoners who are on a hunger strike are treated with brutality.

Pope Francis, Shimon Peres, and Mahmoud Abbas will take part in an interfaith peace prayer. (AFP/File)
08:23 GMT

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are heading to Vatican city today to pray with Pope Francis.

June 7, 2014

Around 125 Palestinian inmates are believed to have been on hunger strike over the past six months to protest conditions in Israeli prisons (File/AFP)
07:00 GMT

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

Israel continues to build illegal settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem despite condemnation from the international community. (AFP/File)
14:07 GMT

The PLO will appeal to the UN Security Council against Israel's plans to construct 1,500 new settler units.

Hezbollah may go on the offensive, says new Israeli report. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT

An Israeli report says Hezbollah has changed its strategy and could potentially lead to more violence inside Israel.

Israeli officials say the new settlements are in response to the newly formed Palestinian unity government. (AFP/File)
08:44 GMT

Israel has announced that it has plans to build 1,500 new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

June 4, 2014

The controversial bill to force feed inmates has already passed its first reading in the Knesset (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT

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 King of Jordan is the official guardian of al-Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT

The Jordanian Ambassador in Tel Aviv has criticized the Israeli government's handling of recent incidents at al-Aqsa mosque.

June 3, 2014

Over 100 Palestinians have been on a hunger strike since April. (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

Roughly 70 Palestinian prisoner who are on hunger strike have been taken to the hospital.

Ambassador Ron Dermer does not believe the U.S. should recognize a Palestinian government that includes Hamas. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT

Israel's Ambassador expressed disappointment that the United States government will continue to uphold ties with the new Palestinian unity government.

June 2, 2014

Al Aqsa mosque is the third holiest site for Muslims. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

Palestinian women staged a sit-in at al Aqsa mosque on Monday.

This is the first instance of Palestinian projectile fire and Israeli retaliation in a month (File Archive/ AFP).
10:32 GMT

The Israel Air Force bombed two Gaza targets and into Syria in separate incidents over the past 48 hours.