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The allegations threaten to widen the growing rift between the two Palestinian factions. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 18:29 GMT
Hamas on Tuesday said more than 200 of its members had been detained by the Palestinian Authority, and that most had been tortured.
Israeli soldiers work from a Gaza Strip watchtower.(AFP/Getty Images/Gali Tibbon)
July 06, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
The watchtower is located in eastern part of the Gaza Strip, directly across from a similar structure belonging to the IDF.
2,156 Palestinians have been detained by the Israeli military this year. (AFP/File)
July 05, 2015 - 15:45 GMT
A report issued Sunday by the PLO said least 23 Palestinians had been killed by the Israeli military since January 1, 2015
Armed settlers overlook a Palestinian village south of Nablus during confrontations following the setting on fire of Palestinian-owned fields on Jan. 1, 2010. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
July 05, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A group of Israeli settlers threw stones at a car near an ancient tomb in Jerusalem, injuring a woman.
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.