Conflict With Israel

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An Israeli army spokeswoman said shots were fired at an Israeli army vehicle during a "routine patrol," damaging the vehicle but causing no injuries. (AFP/File)
14:04 GMT

Israeli forces fired a tank shell at eastern Gaza on Thursday after shots hit an army vehicle patrolling the border area, Israel's army said.

Palestinian widow Nadia Abu Jamal holds her son in her East Jerusalem home, which Israeli authorities ordered to be destroyed, November 26, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
10:41 GMT

Israeli authorities revoked residency rights of the Jerusalem synagogue attacker's widow, drawing widespread condemnation from human rights groups.

The announcement of the apparently pending end of the mandate was made by Hamas leader Abu Marzouq in a letter sent to Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine leader Qais Abu Laila. (AFP/File)
04:00 GMT

Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq on Wednesday said that the mandate of the Palestinian government of national unity between the PLO and Hamas will expire on Dec. 2.

November 26, 2014

will stop importing Israeli fruit to Gaza after Israeli authorities prevented vegetables from Gaza from entering the West Bank. (AFP/File)
20:16 GMT

The Gaza Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday announced that it will stop importing Israeli fruit to the besieged enclave after Israeli authorities prevented vegetables from Gaza from entering the West Bank at the Kerem Shalom crossing.

Islamic State vowed that its flag will fly over Jerusalem, as well as over Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. (AFO/File)
19:25 GMT

Terror group says it will expand its rule over Islam's holy places in Saudi Arabia, as well as Jerusalem and Rome.

 Federica Mogherini speaks during a debate on recognition of Palestine statehood at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AFP/Frederick Florin)
19:03 GMT

EU foreign affairs chief says stalled talks demand a 'sense of urgency,' as the bloc readies to vote on recognizing 'Palestine.'

Jordan's parliament in Amman. (AFP/File)
17:13 GMT

The Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it has summoned Israeli Ambassador to Jordan Daniel Nevo, protesting statements he had made to the media criticising the House and triggering a furious response from lawmakers.

South African President Jacob Zuma and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas bestow national orders to each other, on November 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
16:47 GMT

Zuma's ruling African National Congress is a firm supporter of the Palestinian cause, with politicians regularly comparing Israel to the former racist apartheid state in South Africa.

Israeli settlements are considered illegal by the United Nations. (AFP/File)
13:28 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the government’s Finance Ministry to set aside 18 million dollars for a settlement expansion project in the occupied West Bank.

November 25, 2014

A 22-year-old died from sustained injuries in the West Bank town of Jenin. (AFP/File)
21:59 GMT

An Israeli bus driver ran over two Palestinian at al-Jalama checkpoint in Jenin, killing one person and injuring another, Palestinian security sources said Tuesday.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP)
19:38 GMT

Turkish parliament to debate a bill, proposed by far-right MP, which would define Israel as a 'terrorist state'.

Tensions have been high in Jerusalem after five Israelis were killed in a synagogue last week. (AFP/File)
07:43 GMT

A 45-year-old man was stabbed in Jerusalem by assailants believed to be Palestinian amid increasing tensions since a synagogue was attacked last week.

November 23, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on November 23, 2014. (AFP)
19:12 GMT

The cabinet voted in favor of the controversial "Jewish state bill," with the preceding discussion descended into a shouting match between ministers on Sunday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on November 23, 2014. (AFP/Jim Hollander)
18:28 GMT

PM: France's parliament would be making a 'grave mistake' if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.

Fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, Syria; inset: Hamza Magamzeh, an Israeli citizen suspected of joining the radical group (photo: AP/Shin Bet)
18:22 GMT

Hamza Magamzeh from the Galilee town of Yafia spent 10 days in Syria fighting Bashar Assad’s regime in October.