Palestinian Arena

November 17, 2013

Israeli forces have previously bulldozed roads in villages south of Nablus (Courtesy of Ma'an News Agency)
08:59 GMT

Israel announced that it will be confiscating Palestinian lands near Nablus, between Za'tara junction and Osarin village.

November 15, 2013

Signs at the seats where Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian representative Saeb Erekat were to sit in a meeting with the Middle East Quartet during the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly September 27, 2013 at UN headquarters in New York. [Stan Honda/Getty Images]
11:47 GMT

The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned on Wednesday from U.S.-mediated peace talks with the Israelis in protest of lack of progress.

White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice at the New America Foundations September 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. [Getty Images]
11:31 GMT

White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice said Thursday that Israel's settlement expansion lacks ‘legitimacy’ and hampers peace talks efforts

November 14, 2013

An Israeli F-16 warplane [presstv.ir]
15:10 GMT

Israel struck two separate targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Palestinian militants fired projectiles across the border, the army said.

A Palestinian girl takes a photo of masked militants of Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, using her mobile phone as they parade in Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, on November 14, 2013, during an anti-Israel march as part of the celebrations marking the first anniversary of Israel's Operation 'Pillar of Defence'. [MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images]
14:14 GMT

Palestinians fear renewed fights as Gaza marks 2012 anniversary of Israel's war on the costal enclave.

[maannews.net]
14:02 GMT

Yasser Abbas, the eldest son of President Mahmoud Abbas, said Thursday that a Jordanian court in the capital Amman had ruled in his favor in a case against the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite channel.

Palestinian family shows damage to their home after unknown assailant set it on fire, Thursday, November 14, 2013. [Haaretz.com]
10:12 GMT

5 Palestinians suffer smoke inhalation in Ramallah area when suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a Palestinian house.

Masked fighters from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad's military wing 'Saraya Al-Quds' or 'Jerusalem Brigades' take part in a military parade in the streets of the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on October 28, 2010 [Getty Images]
08:12 GMT

Al-Quds Brigades threatens 'battle of ghosts' with Israel

November 13, 2013

Palestian President Mahmoud Abbas announced Wednesday that his group of negotiators in the peace talks with Israel had resigned due to continued illegal Israeli settlement building. (AFP/File)
12:55 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced Wednesday that his group of negotiators in the peace talks with Israel had resigned due to no progress being made and continued illegal Israeli settlement building.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he had proof of Hamas' involvement in militant attacks in the Sinai peninsula (AFP/File)
11:29 GMT

The PA has information about the involvement of Hamas in militant attacks on Sinai, and we were keen to provide the Egyptian side with it, says the Palestinian president.

A 16-year-old Palestinian boy stabbed and critically wounded an IDF solider travelling on a bus in northern Israel on Wednesday in revenge for the jailing of his relatives. (AFP/File)
11:12 GMT

A 16-year-old Palestinian boy stabbed and critically wounded an IDF solider travelling on a bus in northern Israel on Wednesday in revenge for the jailing of his relatives.

November 12, 2013

Balloons in the shape of Palestinian flags were launched. [monitor]
04:10 GMT

After a ban on commemoration, Israeli officers shut down a party honoring late president Yasser Arafat.

November 11, 2013

PLO's negotiator Muhammad Shtayyeh says that Israel's ongoing settlement building in Palestine "is a clear sign that [the Jewish state] is not interested in reaching an agreement [with us]" (AP)
11:16 GMT

A chief Palestinian negotiator who is participating in the renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks told reporters Monday that the PLO is not prepared to accept any peace deal from Israel, citing the Jewish state's new settlement plans as evidence that Israel is not interested in a comprehensive, durable peace agreement.

A Palestinian boy cycles past a mural painted by university students depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Nablus on November 9, 2013. (AFP)
06:08 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday pledged the commitment of the PLO to uncover he truth of how former leader Yasser Arafat died, regardless of the consequences.

November 10, 2013

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Cairo as part of a regional tour. (AFP/File)
07:13 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Egypt for a three day visit during which he will discuss the latest developments in the peace talk and Israel's continued settlement building with Cairo's interim government.