Conflict With Israel
A public opinion poll published on Tuesday showed that half of the Palestinian public supports an armed intifada against Israel.
The United Nations (UN) has reached an agreement with the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel to rehabilitate the infrastructure in the Gaza Strip destructed in the recent Israeli onslaught on the besieged area.
September 14, 2014
Israeli suspicions that Hamas terrorists were operating near schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency did not justify the attacks against such facilities during this summer’s Gaza war, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said on Thursday.
September 11, 2014
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Israel violated the laws of war in the Gaza Strip during its recent offensive against the Palestinian enclave.
September 10, 2014
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Hamas is getting stronger and enjoying majority support among the Palestinian public with repeated bouts of Tel Aviv’s military conflict.
An IDF unit sent to arrest a Hamas member in Ramallah encountered violent disturbances when approximately 50 Palestinians hurled rocks, firebombs, and burning tires, the army said.
September 9, 2014
A Palestinian detainee died in an Israeli hospital on Tuesday, a Palestinian official said.
The Palestinian envoy to Egypt says Arab League (AL) member states have supported the Palestinian appeal to the United Nations (UN) to recognize Palestine as an independent state.
Saudis deny rumors that would allow direct flights from Israel for Haj
Abbas wants UN to replace US as leading negotiator in peace talks, aide says.
September 8, 2014
Father of 16-year-old says boy was shot in the head by sponge bullet during riot, police claim teen was shot in leg, fell on head while attempting to flee.
Israel's foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, said it would be unlikely for Tel Aviv to reach its goal of disarming Hamas, despite launching a high-scale assault in July.
The funeral of a Hezbollah operative killed while trying to disable an Israeli spy device took place over the weekend.
September 7, 2014
A Hamas spokesman on Sunday said Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas should stop conducting dialogue through the media, a day after Abbas accused the group of running a "shadow government" in Gaza.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has hinted that he is close to ending his reconciliation agreement with Hamas.