Palestinian Arena

September 7, 2013

JERUSALEM : Israeli riot policemen stand near the Dome of the Rock mosque during clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers (unseen) following Friday prayers at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound on September 6, 2013. (AFP)
10:44 GMT

Palestinian worshippers were attacked by Israeli police firing rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades after Friday prayers in Jerusalem's old city, injuring 55 people.

September 5, 2013

 A Palestinian worker rests at the entrance of a smuggling tunnel dug beneath the Gaza-Egypt border in the southern Gaza Strip on August 27, 2013. (AFP)
12:55 GMT

The Egyptian authorities intends to establish a security zone in the Gaza strip, along Egypt's border with Palestine, in a bid to crack down on militants and smuggling in the area.

30 Palestinian children from Qalqiliya are currently being detained in Israeli prisons. (AFP)
10:13 GMT

According to a recent report, 30 young Palestinian children from Qalqiliya city are being detained in Israeli jails, some of them there for over a month.

September 4, 2013

A PLO official has said the peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis have so far proved "futile". (AFP/File)
16:35 GMT

A PLO official on Wednesday said that the peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis had not yet yielded any successes and that the Israeli side is refusing to halt settlement activity on Palestinian territory.

September 3, 2013

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian youth in the West Bank's Qalandiya refugee camp on August 26, 2013. (AFP)
08:01 GMT

Following a meeting on Saturday between the top peace talks negotiators, the Palestinians and Israelis are set to meet in Jerusalem on Tuesday night.

September 2, 2013

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has given $200 million to protect Palestinian cities from Israel. (AFP/File)
13:05 GMT

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has ordered $200 million be spent on helping Palestinian cities protect themselves and their Islamic character from being eroded by Israel.

August 26, 2013

A Palestinian youth clashes with Israeli border guards in the West Bank's Qalandiya refugee camp on August 26, 2013, after Israeli security forces shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 19 others in the camp. (AFP)
17:55 GMT

The United States on Monday refuted claims made by the Palestinians that peace talks between the two sides had been cancelled as a result of Israeli soldiers killing three Palestinian men in a West Bank refugee camp.

A "Martyrs" poster in Qalandiya refugee camp shows the portraits of three Palestinians killed by Israeli soliders in a pre-dawn raid on the West Bank camp. (Image via Twitter)
13:03 GMT

The Palestinian Authority has cancelled upcoming peace talks with the Israelis in Jericho after three Palestinians were killed in a West Bank refugee camp on Monday morning by Israeli soliders.

Palestinian mourners cry as other carry the body of Majd Lahluh, who was killed by Israeli soliders, during his funeral at Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank city of Jenin on August 20, 2013. (AFP)
07:49 GMT

Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinian men in a refugee camp near Jerusalem early Monday as they carried out a raid on 'suspected militants' in the West Bank.

August 22, 2013

 A Jewish woman looks after children at a play ground in the Jewish settlement of Beitar Elit at the Israeli occupied West Bank on August 12, 2013. (AFP)
10:51 GMT

PLO official Dr. Hanan Ashrawi has said the group will resort to taking action with the help of the international law, the international community and agencies if Israel continues its settlement activities.

August 21, 2013

An Israeli guard stands by the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Haram Al Sharif in Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam. On Tuesday, peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis were resumed in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
08:44 GMT

Peace talks resumed between the Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem on Tuesday as Israeli chief negotiator Tzipi Livni said that Israel would be making 'dramatic decisions' in a bid to achieve peace.

August 20, 2013

An Israeli soldier wags his finger at a Palestinian protester is seized by an during the evacuation of Palestinian protesters as they were trying to close the main road leading to the Israeli settlment of Efrata in the West bank town of Bethlehem on August 16, 2013 (AFP)
11:16 GMT

A 22 year old Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes in Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.

August 19, 2013

Palestinian supporters of the radical Islamist movement Hamas rally in support of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi and against the crackdown on protest camps in Cairo, outside al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on August 16, 2013. (AFP)
10:43 GMT

The Palestinian Hamas movement has rejected calls to hold a general elections, a Fatah official said Monday.

 A Palestinian man jumps using a rope over a section of Israel's controversial concrete barrier that separates the West Bank from Jerusalem on August 12, 2013. (AFP)
08:06 GMT

The US has signed an agreement saying that it will pay the Palestinian Authority $148 million to help fund crucial infrastructure and will provide enhanced services to citizens.

August 15, 2013

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivers a speech to released Palestinian prisoners, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, August 14, 2013. (AFP)
13:18 GMT

The 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners who were released by Israel on Wednesday have serious limitations on their freedom, one of the prisoners said Thursday,