Palestinian Arena

July 4, 2014

Abu Obeida, the official spokesperson of the Palestinian militant group Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, give a press conference on July 3, 2014 in Gaza City. [AFP]
08:19 GMT

Hamas called Thursday upon all Palestinians to engage in “the revolution of Shufat” with every possible tool in their power to aid the resistance.

A picture taken on July 3, 2014 in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod shows an "Iron Dome" battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells. [AFP]
07:52 GMT

Iron dome intercepts one rocket while two fall in open fields near Sderot following barrage of rocket-fire the day before; PM, security forces warn of impending IDF action if rockets do not stop.

July 3, 2014

Two journalists were among the injured in the Shuafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem (File/AFP)
07:50 GMT

At least 170 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army following the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old boy in East Jerusalem, Wednesday.

July 2, 2014

Israeli policemen search the area after a body of a Palestinian youth was found in Jerusalem's forest area on July 2, 2014. [AFP]
11:25 GMT

In the public statement the Prime Minister called on all sides not to take the law into their own hands and noted that Israel is a nation of laws and everyone must act according to the law.

Israeli soldiers arrest Palestinians in the Israeli occupied West Bank city of Hebron on July 2, 2014. Israel is weighing how it will strike back at Hamas militants it holds responsible for the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teenagers who were laid to rest in an emotional farewell. [AFP]
10:01 GMT

Military spokesman says demolition of West Bank house belonging to Ziad Awad, who was released in Schalit deal, was intended to serve as deterrent to terrorists.

Palestinian women mourn as they watch the funeral procession of Yusuf Abu Zagher, 18, during his funeral in the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern Israeli occupied West Bank on July 1, 2014. [AFP]
08:24 GMT

Israeli police found the body of a teenager in the Jerusalem area on Wednesday after it was reported that a Palestinian youth had been kidnapped in the city’s east, sparking speculation of a revenge attack for the murder of three Israeli teens

Israeli forces launched a wide scale operation across Gaza and the West Bank after the bodies of three missing settlers were found (File/AFP)
07:34 GMT

Palestinians held the funeral of a 20-year-old man who was shot dead during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp Tuesday.

July 1, 2014

The 18-year-old Palestinian was shot dead only hours after the bodies of three missing Israeli teens were found near Hebron (File/AFP)
08:23 GMT

Israeli soldiers shot dead an 18-year-old Palestinian during a raid in Jenin, early Tuesday. The raid came hours after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found near Hebron.

The bodies of the three missing Israeli teens were found Monday. (AFP/File)
07:04 GMT

Hamas has warned against any Israeli attack on Palestinians in retaliation for the recent deaths of three Israeli teens.

June 30, 2014

Israeli security forces had been searching for the teens for weeks. (AFP/File)
18:58 GMT

Israeli security forces found the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers who went missing earlier this month.

Around 5,700 Palestinians are currently in Israeli prisons, with 300 in administrative detention (File/AFP)
13:23 GMT

Palestinian detainee, Ayman Tbeish, ended his 122-day hunger strike in negotiations with the Israeli Prison Service, a lawyer said Monday.

Palestinian children examine the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip (File/AFP)
08:16 GMT

One Palestinian was killed and three others injured in overnight air raids by Israeli forces across the southern Gaza Strip.

June 29, 2014

A Palestinian man inspects what police said was a chicken coop damaged in a nearby Israeli air strike in the central Gaza Strip (AFP)
20:02 GMT

The strikes late on Saturday and early on Sunday targeted sites across the coastal enclave, slightly wounding two people and damaging property in Gaza City, an interior ministry spokesman in Gaza said.

A rocket fired from Gaza directly hit a factory in the industrial zone of the southern Israeli city of Sderot, causing it to catch on fire, Saturday evening, June 28, 2014. [Ma'an]
07:08 GMT

Four rockets fired from Gaza landed in southern Israel Saturday evening, one of them hitting a factory and causing a fire, Israeli media and the Israeli army said.

June 28, 2014

Palestinians gather around a car that was targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on June 27, 2014. (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
16:36 GMT

Israel's army launched airstrikes on southern and central Gaza early Saturday after projectiles fired from the coastal enclave landed in the Negev desert, Palestinians and security officials said.