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There are currently 700 Palestinians being held in administrative detention in Israeli prisons, detention without charge or trial. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.
The closed gates of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
April 28, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
Jews at prayer in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
Women protest at Al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that a group of over a hundred right-wing Israelis entered the mosque compound via Dung Gate, four of whom performed religious rituals in violation of longstanding agreements regarding worship at the site.
A Palestinian woman reportedly tried to stab Israeli officers stationed at Qalandiya checkpoint before being shot dead. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli forces reportedly fired more than 15 rounds into the woman's body and prevented paramedics from accessing the woman and child for medical treatment.
An area of green farmland in the Galilee. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A shooting late Tuesday night killed two and wounded three people.
Israeli security forces patrol Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that nearly 130 Jewish Israelis raided the Aqsa compound under armed guard via the Moroccan gate in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 13:52 GMT
"Passover for Jews means freedom and justice," Amro told Ma'an. "Unfortunately for us [Palestinians] it means curfews, restrictions, discrimination, detentions."
A child rides his bicycle alongside a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Seven Israelis were indicted for "terror activities" against Palestinians in the West Bank.
Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, is greeted by her mother Sabha al-Wawi and her father Ismail al-Wawi after her release from an Israeli prison, at Jabara checkpoint near the West Bank town of Tulkarem on April 24, 2016. (Twitter/Press TV)
April 25, 2016 - 07:37 GMT
Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.
Hamas claimed responsibility for the bus bombing in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2016 - 10:51 GMT
The international rights group said in a statement that "deliberate attacks on civilians" could never be justified, calling on Hamas to reject rather than support such attacks.
Israeli forces talk with Jewish settlers from the Esh Kodesh outpost as they stage a sit-in to prevent Palestinians from working in their fields, Jan. 2, 2013. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
April 24, 2016 - 07:28 GMT
Officials from Jalud's local council told Ma'an that the military identified areas of the Palestinian village expected to lose land to the confiscation as Khallat al-Wusta, Shieb Khallat al-Wusta, and Abu al-Kasbar.
A Palestinian man holds two flags as he overlooks farmland in Gaza. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2016 - 12:01 GMT
Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian farmers in the south Gaza Strip.
One-on-one talks with Israel are out of the question, says Palestinian Foreign Minister. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced that France will host an international ministerial meeting on May 30 to try to breathe life into the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.
Israeli soldiers check a map as they patrol the northern Israeli-Lebanon border. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2016 - 10:16 GMT
Israeli police announced tightened security measures in a statement Friday morning for the Jewish Passover holiday, with extra police units deployed in public areas and an emphasis on East Jerusalem's Old City.
Israeli security forces stand guard as firemen extinguish a burning bus following an attack in Jerusalem on April 18, 2016. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2016 - 08:03 GMT
Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that 19-year-old Hamas operative Abd al-Hamid Abu Srour exploded the bomb on the bus, and that "a number" of other suspects linked to the incident have also been arrested.