Conflict With Israel
May 28, 2014
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.
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.
An Israeli infantry unit violated the southern Lebanese border on Wednesday near al-Ghajjar village.
May 27, 2014
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.
A church in east Jerusalem has been vandalized by an Israeli settler following a visit by Pope Francis.
May 26, 2014
A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of four former Israeli soldiers who were involved in the 2010 Turkish flotilla raid.
Leaders of the Knesset Land of Israel Caucus proposed ten bills that would annex major settlement blocs in the West Bank.
Israel has approved plans for 50 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.
May 25, 2014
In a televised speech Sunday Nasrallah said the presidential deadlock needs to be resolved immediately.
Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas have accepted the Pope's invitation to come to the Vatican to pray for peace.
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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the shooting and killing of four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, saying "This act of murder is the result of constant incitement against Jews and their state. Slander and lies against the State of Israel continue to be heard on European soil even as the crimes against humanity and acts of murder being perpetrated in our region are systematically ignored".
Israeli media reported on Sunday morning that a Tel Aviv couple in their 50's, who were on vacation in Brussels, were among the victims.
May 24, 2014
Jewish hardliners in Israel vandalized a church in Beersheba ahead of Pope Francis's visit to the holy land in yet another "price tag" attack against Palestinian Christians.
May 22, 2014
Israeli police issued a statement Wednesday confirming that Tel Aviv has decided to place young Jewish extremists under house arrrest during Pope Francis' visit to Jerusalem this weekend.