November 8, 2013
US, Israel lose UNESCO voting rights after missing deadline over debt linked to Palestinians.
Palestinian officials say Israel is the only suspect in the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat, after a report said his remains had high levels of polonium.
November 7, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States delivered a grim warning to Israel on Thursday that failure of peace talks could lead to a third Intifada and a growing international isolation.
November 6, 2013
New tests conducted by Swiss scientists indicate that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was most likely killed by polonium poisoning, according to results published Wednesday.
US Secretary of State said he envisioned Palestinians and Israelis living safely side-by-side through a two-state solution, hours ahead of his meeting with top officials in Bethlehem.
November 5, 2013
A Palestinian official speaking to Israeli newspaper Haaretz criticized the US for the passive role of observer it is playing in the peace talks, alleging that it is not behaving as a mediator in the conflict between Palestine and Israel.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said this week that the ongoing peace negotiations with the Israelis are making little progress due to the continued expansion of settlements.
November 4, 2013
The government in the Gaza Strip appointed a woman as their first English-language spokeswoman.
November 1, 2013
A shortage of fuel halted the production of electricity across the Gaza Strip on Friday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday in Bethlehem as part of ongoing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
Three members of the Hamas Kassam Brigades were killed in an IAF strike of an attack tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip overnight Friday.
October 31, 2013
Israel arrested three senior leaders of Hamas in the West Bank last night, representing the second time that Israel has carried out this operation targeting Hamas members this week. A total of eighteen high-profile members of the Palestinian party have now been arrested in this week alone.
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian near West Bank's Jenin Thursday, and US senior officials denounced Israel's construction plans to build 1,500 new settler homes in east Jerusalem with peace negotiations underway.
October 30, 2013
Israel announced Wednesday that it will build 1,500 new homes in East Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo. The Jewish state also began releasing 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners at the time of the settlement announcement.
October 28, 2013
Israel arrested 10 West Bank-based members of the Islamist movement Hamas in the West Bank. No reasons were given for the arrests.