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A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week.
Groups of Israeli settlers were seen touring the compound under heavily armed guard. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Israeli forces continued to restrict access to the Al-Aqsa compound for the forth consecutive day in order to allow settlers to visit the site.
A senior Hamas figure, had already met with some of the Palestinian factions to discuss terms of a possible truce  with Israel (AFP/file)
August 27, 2015 - 09:24 GMT
According to a report by the London-based Arabic language newspaper Rai Al-youm, a senior Hamas figure has called upon Palestinian factions to meet and discuss the details of a possible truce with Israel.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.
Hundreds of Palestinians fled the refugee camp following weeks of violence. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Palestinian factions in Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp agreed on a ceasefire after weeks of violence between armed units.
Israel's military carried out an attack Wednesday night in response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip earlier. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 06:50 GMT
Israel's military carried out an attack Wednesday night in response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip earlier.
A child rides a bicycle through rubble buildings that were destroyed during the 52-day war between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
At least 35 aid groups from around the world on Wednesday launched a call for Israel to put an end to its blockade of Gaza in order to accommodate reconstruction of the 19,000 houses that have been destroyed.
Around 40 percent of the male Palestinian population has been arrested at least once. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 11:39 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians across the West Bank were detained Wednesday by Israeli forces for committing "illegal activity".
A protester waves a Palestinian flag towards the Israeli border fence during a protest marking Land Day at the border between Israel and Gaza Strip on March 30, 2014. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
A proposal was allegedly drafted asking the United Nations to allow non-member observer states, namely Palestine and Vatican, to hoist their flags at the headquarters in New York.
Over 5,400 refugees live in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp near southern Sidon. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
UNRWA condemned recent violent clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Helweh, which left thousands of people displaced.
Four people were executed by Daesh in the Libyan town of Sirte this week. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammad al-Dayri called on the international community to take action against Daesh during a visit to Paris.