Conflict With Israel

December 24, 2014

Benjamin Netanyahu said the IDF would "respond forcefully" after soldier was shot by snipers. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the IDF would "respond forcefully" after a soldier was critically wounded by Hamas fighters.

Jerusalem's municipality invested $12.7 million in the settlement development. (AFP/File)
16:06 GMT

Jerusalem's municipality confirmed approval to build 380 illegal settlement units in East Jerusalem after investing $12.7 million in the development.

December 23, 2014

Participants were subjected to tear gas as Israeli forces prevented them from reaching the checkpoint.(AFP/File)
17:56 GMT

Protesters dressed as Santa Claus promoted peace, freedom, and justice as they marched towards the Israeli checkpoint.

Abbas demands draft resolution to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine does not fail. (AFP/File)
16:15 GMT

Palestine's president insisted UN Security Council draft resolution must pass or else he will cut ties with Israel.

December 21, 2014

Palestinians gather at al-Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayer (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT

A group of Israeli settlers have stormed into the Islamic museum of the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) amid rising tensions in the occupied Palestinian territories.

December 20, 2014

The Israeli strike targeted Hamas infrastructure. No injuries or casualties were reported. (AFP/File)
07:48 GMT

The Israeli air force responded to a Gaza rocket attack on Israel with an airstrike on Hamas. This attack was Israel's first airstrike on Gaza since the truce in August.

December 19, 2014

A Palestinian man holds a mock Qassam Brigade rocket during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT

A rocket launched from Gaza landed in southern Israel, although no injuries or damage were reported, Israeli security forces said.

December 17, 2014

Members of the EU Parliament take part in a voting session, on December 17, 2014 during a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo: AFP/file)
12:49 GMT

Members of the European Union’s Parliament revamped the proposalregarding the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Palestinian Frogmen of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, pose in wetsuits as they take part in a military parade marking the 27th anniversary of the Islamist movement’s creation on December 14, 2014 in Gaza City. (Photo: AFP/Mahmud Hams)
11:29 GMT

Hamas should no longer be included on an influential list of international terrorist organisations, an EU court has ruled.

As both French Assembly and Senate adopted recently resolutions calling their government to recognize Palestine' statehood, Fabius has said that France would do so if peace efforts failed. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called for a UN Security Council resolution with a timetable and framework to end the conflict between Israel and Palestinians.

December 16, 2014

Activists from the Lehava extremist group protest outside the wedding ceremony of an Arab and Jewish couple, August 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
12:11 GMT

Ten right-wing activists from the Jewish extremist group Lehava were arrested by Israeli security forces Tuesday.

December 15, 2014

A woman inspects the damage of a classroom following a price-tag attack on the Hand-in-Hand school in Jerusalem, November 30, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
13:46 GMT

Three Israeli men were indicted Monday for a price-tag attack on an mixed Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem. All three suspects are members of an extremist Jewish group, according to Shin Bet.

December 14, 2014

Thousands marched in a rally for Hamas on Sunday. (AFP/File)
20:40 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians attended a Hamas rally in Gaza, marking the group's 27th anniversary Sunday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Ciampino International Airport, on December 14, 2014, in Rome. (Photo: AFP/file)
18:23 GMT

US officials say Washington has not yet decided whether to veto or back the UN bid, will consult with European leaders.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem offices on December 14, 2014. (Photo: AFP)
18:01 GMT

Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu says the Tel Aviv regime will not retreat from East al-Quds (Jerusalem) and the West Bank within two years.