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Palestinian children hold cutouts symbolizing the keys to houses left by Palestinians in 1948 as they take part in a rally on the eve of the 67th anniversary of the
March 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Police have reportedly refused to grant a permit for the upcoming “March of Return,” one of the annual events held by Arab Israelis to mark the Nakba — the “catastrophe” of the creation of the Jewish state.
Egyptian forces have been battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula since 2014. (AFP/File)
March 23, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
An Egyptian military spokesman also said that security forces killed 15 militants and arrested seven others during an operation.
Palestinian Mohammed Halabi (C), the Gaza director of World Vision, a major US-based Christian NGO, looks on during his indictment at a district court in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva on August 4, 2016. (AFP/Dudu Grunshpan)
March 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Australia suspended funding to World Vision after allegations were made by the Israeli government that the NGO was funneling millions of taxpayer dollars to Hamas.
Members of Hamas. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
March 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Hamas has drafted a new political programme it hopes will improve ties with neighbouring Egypt and the West, and present a more moderate image that could get it removed from Western "terrorism lists".
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C-L) Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat (2-L), Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi (2-R) speak during a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, on May 28, 2016. (AFP /STRINGER)
March 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Palestinian cause will be granted huge attention in the coming Arab summit. The Palestinian Authority wishes to reformulate solutions and present them at the talks.
A Palestinian protester throws a stone towards Israeli security forces during clashes following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on March 17, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The official resigned following pressure from the UN Secretary-General to withdraw the report.
Palestinians demonstrate in the centre of the West Bank city of Ramallah against the security coordination between Palestinian security forces and Israel on March 13, 2017. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
March 14, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Earlier this week a number of protesters and journalists were assaulted by Palestinian police.
A Palestinian TV correspondent is transported away from clashes following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on March 3, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 13, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
It comes a day after Palestinian security forces violently broke up a demonstration outside a court, in which a number of journalists were beaten by police.
British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson. (AFP/File)
March 09, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Johnson said that the United Kingdom had failed to reflect the political needs of the Palestinian people and their right to their own state.
Israeli soldiers are seen close to settlers who appear to attack a photographer's car. (AFP/File)
March 07, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Large numbers of Israeli troops were deployed on the rooftop of a house belonging to Juma Muhammad Ali near on the main road of Tuqu, near the al-Khansa school.
A number of Palestinian activists have criticized the two-state solution as unsustainable and unlikely to bring durable peace, proposing instead a binational state with equal rights for Israelis and Palestinians. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli media reported Friday that right-wing Israeli lawmaker Yehuda Glick released a statement saying that the delegation, led by Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis, would arrive in Israel on Saturday evening in a visit to last until Sunday.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East War. It later annexed the city in 1980, claiming it as the capital of the Jewish state in a move never recognized by the international community.  (AFP/File)
March 03, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
“The placement of a glass room inside the courtyard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex is a first step toward the spatial division of the mosque,” Ahmad al-Ruwaidhi, the OIC’s representative in Palestine, said at a Wednesday press conference.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The state inquiry published on Tuesday attacked Netanyahu's governing style throughout the war.
This photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows a picture taken from the southern Gaza Strip of Egyptian soldiers patrolling the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
March 02, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
In the last few days, more than 550 were transferred to military courts on accusations of launching or manufacturing missiles.
Israeli soldiers stand guard at the Qalandiya checkpoint. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that a "suspicious" Palestinian woman entered the vehicle lane of the checkpoint "seemingly carrying an object."
Palestinians run from tear gas smoke during clashes with Israeli security forces at the Qalandiya checkpoint. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Activists blocked the road with burning rubber tires and dumpsters lit on fire, sending black smoke billowing over the refugee camp as scores of commuters were stuck in traffic gridlock.