Recent

Egyptian soldiers inspect a smuggling tunnel in the divided border town of Rafah, along the border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. (AFP/Getty Images/Mohamed El-Sherbeny)
July 05, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Egypt increased efforts to destroy the smuggling tunnels as part of a security campaign in the northern Sinai region, as militant attacks and violence become alarmingly more frequent.
Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday appointed the new secretary-general, Saeb Erekat, who will replace Yasser Abed Rabbo. Sources claimed the latter had been conspiring with other Palestinian political figures to
July 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The new secretary-general, Saeb Erekat, will replace Yasser Abed Rabbo, after sources claimed the latter was conspiring with other Palestinian political figures to "undermine" Abbas.
Gaza men sit in their apartment building, destroyed during the 2014 war between Hamas and Israel.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The UNHRC adopted a UN report Friday saying both sides may have committed war crimes in last summer's Gaza war.
The UN resolution called for
July 03, 2015 - 16:32 GMT
The UN’s Human Rights Council on Friday stressed the urgency of ending the occupation of Palestinian territory and denounced Israel’s refusal to cooperate with an independent commission on last year’s Gaza conflict.
The IDF ordered the closure of Israel's Highway 12 starting Friday morning. (AFP/File)
July 03, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
The IDF ordered the closure of Israel's Highway 12 starting Friday morning.
Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai made the statements an the al-Jazeera news network. (Twitter)
July 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Officials from the IDF said they had evidence linking Hamas to the Daesh-affiliate group that attacked Egyptian soldiers on Wednesday.
Palestinian protester being detained by IDF soldiers. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
July 02, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Israeli officials released a statement saying they uncovered a so-called "Hamas terror network" operating in and around Nablus.
Members of Ezzedine al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, hold weapons as they stand on a vehicle during a march in Gaza City on June 29, 2015. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
July 02, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Following Daesh's brutal assault against Egyptian forces in the Sinai, which killed more than 70 people, Hamas forces have been deployed to reinforce the Egyptian border.
A senior Hamas official will be meeting with Hezbollah's secretary-general in Beirut in the coming days. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
A senior Hamas official will be meeting with Hezbollah's secretary-general in Beirut in the coming days.
Salafist Daesh-supporters wave the flag representing the extremist group in Gaza. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 17:32 GMT
A video released late Tuesday by Daesh-affiliated websites “threatened to overthrow Hamas” in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli soldiers stand at the Qalandiya checkpoint between Jerusalem and and West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
July 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Gaza residents between certain ages must obtain a permit to enter Jerusalem to attend Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa mosque.