Palestinian Arena

November 10, 2014

Israeli rescue teams security forces work at the scene of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 2014. [AFP]
16:07 GMT

Palestinian stabs three people at hitchhiking post outside Alon Shvut settlement; attack comes hours after IDF soldier stabbed and critically hurt in Tel Aviv.

Palestinian fishermen collect a few small fish they caught on their nets after wading in the surf off the beach in Gaza City on August 10, 2014. [AFP]
14:43 GMT

For the first time since 2007, fish caught by Palestinian fishermen in Gaza was allowed to enter the West Bank on Monday, an official said.

Tension has been running high in East Jerusalem since Israel closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound late last week. (AFP/File)
14:03 GMT

Dozens of Jewish settlers under Israeli police protection have forced their way into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, a Palestinian guard at the holy site said Monday.

The incident came amid increased tensions following recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
11:41 GMT

An approximately twenty-year-old man was stabbed and critically injured in Tel Aviv near Hahagana train station on Monday in what police believe was a nationalistically motivated attack.

Israeli forces fired on Palestinian fishermen after they allegedly entered Egyptian territorial waters. (AFP/File)
10:23 GMT

Three Palestinian fishermen were injured off the Gaza coast by Israeli gunboats late Sunday, local witnesses said.

Israeli soldiers walk through the Al Aqsa compound following days of intense clashes, November 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:33 GMT

Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur called ongoing tensions in Jerusalem a "stab wound" on the country's relationship with Israel.

November 9, 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas  arrives for the opening of a museum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 9, 2014. [AFP]
23:38 GMT

President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday the shrine of late President Yasser Arafat will be moved to Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine, at the earliest possible opportunity.

Arab Israeli protesters shouts slogans during a rally in the northern Israeli town of Umm al-Faham on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
23:31 GMT

Israeli forces have raised the alert level across the occupied territories as Palestinians continue protests over the killing of a young man.

Israeli security forces detain an Arab-Israeli youth during clashes in the town of Kfar Kana, in northern Israel on November 9, 2014, a day after security forces shot dead a 22-year-old Arab-Israeli man. [AFP]
18:10 GMT

A general strike paralyzed the majority of Arab cities and towns in the Negev on Sunday in protest against the Israeli police shooting dead an Arab young man in the Galilee a day earlier.

Palestinian supporters of the Islamist group Hamas wave flags of the movement during a graduation ceremony in Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip on November 7, 2014. [AFP]
14:23 GMT

Tensions reach new heights as official says Hamas refused to provide security for event to mark 10 years since death of Yasser Arafat.

A Palestinian schoolgirl displays a pool of water at a UN-run school that was partially destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas. [AFP]
14:09 GMT

Gaza's Energy and Natural Resources Authority on Sunday urged Palestinian officials to ship fuel to Gaza in order to increase the efficiency of the Strip's sole power plant.

King Abdullah II reportedly cancelled Jordanian participation in a ceremony scheduled to begin this week marking 20 years of the Israel-Jordan peace treaty. [AFP]
13:54 GMT

Citing Temple Mount tensions, Jordan's king orders officials not to attend 20th anniversary ceremony for peace treaty in Jordan Valley.

November 8, 2014

Federica Mogherini urged the international community to immediately act on the crisis in Gaza. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT

The European Union’s new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has called for the formation of an independent Palestinian state.

November 6, 2014

IDF soldiers seen blocking the area where three soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a bus stop near the West Bank village of Al-Aroub. [Flash90]
13:55 GMT

A senior security source said one of the directions being examined is that the incident was a hit and run accident, and that the suspects did not intend to strike the soldiers.

Israeli security forces walk near Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque in the Temple Mount. [AFP]
12:25 GMT

Jordan says it is ready to make efforts in order to “stop Israeli attacks” against the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem)