Part of Israel's precondition to normalize ties with Turkey is for the president to oust Hamas from the country and shut down an alleged command unit used by Hamas in Istanbul, Israeli media reported. (Anadolu Agency/Courtesy photo)
June 25, 2016 - 11:58 GMT
Erdogan and Meshaal reportedly discussed strategies of easing humanitarian issues for Palestinians, specifically in Gaza, and ways to reconcile political differences between Hamas and Fatah.
Israeli authorities dramatically escalated a policy of withholding Palestinian bodies killed by Israeli forces since a wave of unrest erupted across the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel in October. (AFP/File)
June 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Participants in the sit-in raised posters emblazoned with the phrase: "We want the martyr--" with the name of each Palestinian and the date he was killed printed underneath.
Israeli soldiers examine a car at a checkpoint east of Nablus. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Multiple checkpoints and roads in Nablus were closed by Israeli forces following an alleged rock-throwing incident.
Palestinian mourners carry the body of Aref Jaradat, a 22-year old Palestinian during his funeral in Sair village east of the West Bank city of Hebron on June 20, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
June 23, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Mahmoud Raafat Badran was shot dead while heading back from the swimming pool with his friends.
Israeli soldiers
June 21, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
According to local Palestinian sources, five teenage Palestinians were returning from a late night Ramadan swim when Israeli forces “showered” the vehicle with live fire, killing one and injuring four.
Palestinian fishermen fix nets on a boat as they start fishing off the coast of the Gaza Strip on April 3, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
The fishing zone was expanded until June 26, due to an 'abundance of fish this season.'
Israeli soldiers clash with Palestinian stone throwers at a checkpoint outside Jerusalem (AFP/Getty Images/ Ahmad Gharabli)
June 21, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Israeli forces shot and killed Mahmoud Badran, 20, alleging that he had thrown stones at moving vehicles between the villages of Beit Sira and Beit Ur in the West Bank.
Palestinians hold posters with slogans and portraits of detainees during a demonstration on 10 June, 2014 outside the Red Cross building in Jerusalem in support of Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike for six weeks. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The decision to start the hunger strikes was in protest against Israeli decision to send PFLP- affiliated prisoner Bilal Kayid to administrative detention without trial or indictment for six months after he completed a 14-year sentence.
Israeli forces and bulldozers in Susiya (Rabbis for Human Rights)
June 20, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Four Palestinians were injured and 26 left homeless after Israeli forces demolished two homes, as well as agricultural structures, in the village of Susiya in the southern occupied West Bank.
The most recent spate of negotiations led by the US collapsed in April 2014. (AFP/File)
June 19, 2016 - 11:48 GMT
The EU's Foreign Affairs Council is set to adopt a resolution that will back the French initiative, calling for an international peace conference including Israeli and Palestinian participation before the end of the year.
Soldiers are seen at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
June 19, 2016 - 09:21 GMT
The negotiations between Palestinian and Egyptian officials are not set by contracts, as was the case with the transfer of the Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Members of Hamas' security forces standing guard in front of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, September 16, 2013. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 19, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Hamas accused Fatah of going back on agreements made in previous sessions of reconciliation talks.
Members of Hamas' security forces standing guard in front of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, September 16, 2013. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 18, 2016 - 09:31 GMT
The reconciliation initiative is part of a larger plan by Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi to renew peace talks between Palestinian political factions and Israel through direct talks between parties.
A Palestinian protester waves a Palestinian flag in front of Israeli security forces on May 13, 2016 in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
June 16, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The IDF used tear gas and rubber-coated bullets during a raid on Bilin, a village known for weekly protest marches.
Hamas member Bassam Mahmoud Baraka reportedly gave himself over to Israeli authorities, and is said to possess information about Gaza's tunnel operations. (AFP/File)
June 15, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Baraka is said to possess detailed knowledge about tunnel operations in Gaza.
A file photo of a Palestinian child drinking water from a working faucet in Gaza Strip amid a severe water shortage in the besieged territory. (AFP/File)
June 15, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Tens of thousands of Palestinians have been left in desperate need of water.