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Radical Israeli settlers carried out at least 120 attacks against Palestinians in 2015, according to the UN. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 09:11 GMT
Racist "price-tag" graffiti was found on walls outside Jerusalem's Old City Wednesday, believed to be carried out by Jewish extremists.
Palestinians in Gaza protest outside UNRWA offices, due to recent cuts from the organisation. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-moon Tuesday urged donors to fund UNRWA while the agency for Palestinian refugees experiences shortfalls.
Palestinians are routinely denied access to the Al-Aqsa compound due to Israeli settlers visiting the site. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Over 1,000 right-wing Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa compound in July, according to a Palestinian NGO.
Shin Bet arrested a second far-right figure on Tuesday after Meir Ettinger on suspicion of being involved. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Shin Bet arrested a second far-right figure on Tuesday after Meir Ettinger on suspicion of being involved.
Meir Ettinger was instrumental in establishing several illegal outposts in the West Bank. (AFP/Jack Guez)
August 04, 2015 - 18:40 GMT
Israel's magistrates court extended Meir Ettinger's incarceration until at least Sunday.
A Palestinian woman blocked from entering the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site, holds up a Quran during clashes with Israeli Occupation Forces on Oct. 13, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
August 04, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
Israeli forces on Tuesday detained two Palestinians who protested the arrests of mosque employees.
Israeli police regularly escort right-wing settlers through the Al Aqsa compound, violating the peace accord. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:36 GMT
Clashes broke out in the Al Aqsa compound Tuesday after a Jewish extremist raised the Israeli flag in the holy site.
The Kashmiri parents of Shafqat Hussain hold up a photo of their son who was believed to be 14 years old when arrested, March 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:05 GMT
A Pakistani teen was hanged by authorities despite claims from human rights groups he had been underage and tortured into confessing to a murder.
The death of Mullah Omar was announced earlier this week. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
The Taliban in Pakistan pledged allegiance to the group's new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a video released Monday.
European countries including the UK, France and Sweden have supported the establishment of a Palestinian state. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Monday said he would support the establishment of a Palestinian state during a meeting with Hamas officials in Qatar.
Palestinians look at the damage as they stand in a house set on fire by Jewish settlers and where 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha died on July 31, 2015, in the West Bank village of Duma.  (AFP/Thomas Coex)
August 04, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Meir Ettinger, a leader of a local Jewish extremist group, was arrested in Safed for "nationalist crimes."