January 4, 2014
The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Saturday claimed responsibility for the suicide car bombing last week in the stronghold of the “criminal” Shiite militant group Hezbollah.
January 3, 2014
The Prague neighborhood where a safe explosion killed the Palestinian ambassador is seeking to oust the new Palestinian embassy complex from its territory, the Associated Press reported on Friday.
January 1, 2014
The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, Jamal al-Jamal, was killed in his apartment on Wednesday by an explosion caused by explosives detonated when the diplomat opened a safe, police said.
After months of intense talks with the Israeli and Palestinian governments, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East on Wednesday.
December 31, 2013
The Palestinian Authority cabinet convened its weekly meeting in the Jordan Valley on Tuesday to protest an Israeli bill to annex the area.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Jordan Valley in the West Bank was a "red line" for the Palestinians - despite Israel's plans to annex it.
December 28, 2013
A senior Israeli official has blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for directing Tel Aviv towards sanctions through unwillingness for progress in talks with the Palestinians.
Several leaders from various factions in the PLO on Saturday urged Hamas to dissociate itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, some calling the Egyptian organization a "terrorist group."
December 27, 2013
In fresh round of violence, Palestinians launch two rockets, prompting Israeli military to strike Hamas training camps.
December 26, 2013
A spokesperson from the office of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has officially denied recent reports in Israeli media that suggest Abbas has been conducting secret talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for several years.
December 22, 2013
The Arab League rejected on Saturday U.S. proposals that would allow Israeli soldiers to be stationed on the eastern border of a future Palestinian state.
December 20, 2013
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will be traveling to Cairo Friday and will meet with Egyptian President Adly Monsour Saturday, officials said.
December 19, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to continue illegal settlement construction on occupied Palestinian territories.
December 18, 2013
Jordan demanded on Tuesday that Israel remove surveillance cameras at the city's sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
December 16, 2013
Jerusalem was still "snowed-in" Monday, with many residents still without power due to last week's blizzard, and Gazans are still under water.