Palestinian Arena

October 27, 2014

US officials urged for calm following clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank (File/AFP)
06:10 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians gathered in the West Bank town of Silwad to attend the funeral of a 14-year-old boy who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Friday.

October 26, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses a conference in Ramallah, September 11, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:08 GMT

Egyptian officials postponed Gaza ceasefire talks between Palestine and Israel which were scheduled for Monday.

Over 300 Israeli public figures signed the letter calling for an independent Palestinian state (File/AFP)
10:46 GMT

Hundreds of left-wing Israeli public figures urged the Spanish Parliament to support the resolution for a Palestinian State ahead of the country's vote.

October 23, 2014

Israeli policemen stand guard at the scene after a car rammed a group of pedestrians at the Ammunition Hill tram stop, which lies on the seamline between west and occupied east Jerusalem, injuring nine on October 22, 2014. [AFP]
09:32 GMT

A Palestinian suspect who rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday died early Thursday after being shot by Israeli police.

President Mahmoud Abbas, of Palestine, addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. [AFP]
08:07 GMT

The sources also told the newspaper that the PA leadership is prepared to return to the negotiations with Israel but not according to "old mechanisms.

Palestinian girls play next to their home in Beit Lahia in the northern of Gaza Strip on October 20, 2014. [AFP]
07:52 GMT

A Palestinian child died on Wednesday after he touched an unexploded Israeli ordnance left over from the most recent offensive over the summer, causing it to explode.

October 22, 2014

Over 200 Palestinian children have been detained by Israel since August 2014 according to Defense for Children International (File/AFP)
11:52 GMT

The Palestinian Authority Department of Prisoner's Affairs on Wednesday said dozens of minors were assaulted or beaten while in Israeli custody.

The UN chief also praised Turkey for providing Gaza with a temporary power plant after much the area's power grid was destroyed in the most recent conflict with Israel. (File/AFP)
06:00 GMT

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said there was no chance of long term stability without Israel properly addressing the occupied territories.

October 21, 2014

359 structures have been destroyed in the West Bank this year according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions. (File/AFP)
16:00 GMT

Israeli officers evicted the residents of 3 houses in Jerusalem and demolished them leaving 23 Palestinians homeless.

Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat. [AFP]
10:10 GMT

Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that if the US vetoed the Palestinian UN resolution for a timetable to end the Israeli occupation, Palestine would apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.

October 20, 2014

Israeli lawmaker Haneen Zoabi. (AFP/File)
07:53 GMT

An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”

Two Palestinian girls were hit by a car of Jewish settler in West Bank, leaving one of them dead.
07:25 GMT

A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an.

October 19, 2014

Children wave the Palestinian flag. Support is growing around the world for Palestinian state recognition following the recent 50-day conflict in the Gaza Strip (AFP/File Archive).
07:01 GMT

The Spanish parliament will reportedly vote on recognizing Palestine as a sovereign state.

October 18, 2014

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police have taken place frequently in Al-Aqsa (File/AFP)
09:45 GMT

Israeli authorities continued to restrict entry to the Al-Aqsa mosque, prompting anger from Hamas chief, Khaled Meshaal.

October 17, 2014

Israeli soldiers take position prior to a night time raid in the West Bank (File/AFP)
10:18 GMT

Israeli forces shot dead a 13-year-old Palestinian teen during a late night raid in a the West Bank village of Beit Laqiya.