Palestine

October 27, 2014

Tarik on set while directing Bieber's new music video!  (Image: Freitekh Press Office)
09:51 GMT

Palestinian director Tarik Freitekh wraps up directing Justin Bieber's latest music video "Work for It."

The UN has condemned Israel's continued construction of homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
09:07 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the construction of 1,060 new settler units in the occupied Palestinian territories.

US officials urged for calm following clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank (File/AFP)
06:10 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians gathered in the West Bank town of Silwad to attend the funeral of a 14-year-old boy who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Friday.

October 26, 2014

Algerian health authorities have mobilized medical workers, medicine and equipment to their southern border to counter the spread of Ebola. There is a dedicated isolation unit at Si Haoues Hospital of Tindouf, and thermal detection devices have been set up at border crossings and Tindouf Airport. There have been no cases of Ebola in Algeria.
14:34 GMT

How the Middle East is managing the Ebola menace

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses a conference in Ramallah, September 11, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:08 GMT

Egyptian officials postponed Gaza ceasefire talks between Palestine and Israel which were scheduled for Monday.

Over 300 Israeli public figures signed the letter calling for an independent Palestinian state (File/AFP)
10:46 GMT

Hundreds of left-wing Israeli public figures urged the Spanish Parliament to support the resolution for a Palestinian State ahead of the country's vote.

October 25, 2014

Palestinian born and Toronto-based singer/songwriter Merna (formerly known as Ayah) blissfully spreads her wings in a space and time where evolution is imminent. (Image: heliopr.com)
11:28 GMT

Palestinian vocalist Merna (formerly Ayah) releases her latest single "A Little More" off her sophomore studio album The Calling, melding elements of rock, soul and classical.

October 23, 2014

Bnei Sakhnin's supporters chant slogans during an Israeli championship football match between Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin
10:35 GMT

The Israel Football Association's disciplinary court Wednesday handed a fine to Israel's leading Arab premier league football club, for honouring a former Arab legislator who allegedly spied for Hezbollah.

Israeli policemen stand guard at the scene after a car rammed a group of pedestrians at the Ammunition Hill tram stop, which lies on the seamline between west and occupied east Jerusalem, injuring nine on October 22, 2014. [AFP]
09:32 GMT

A Palestinian suspect who rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday died early Thursday after being shot by Israeli police.

Palestinian girls play next to their home in Beit Lahia in the northern of Gaza Strip on October 20, 2014. [AFP]
07:52 GMT

A Palestinian child died on Wednesday after he touched an unexploded Israeli ordnance left over from the most recent offensive over the summer, causing it to explode.

October 22, 2014

Over 200 Palestinian children have been detained by Israel since August 2014 according to Defense for Children International (File/AFP)
11:52 GMT

The Palestinian Authority Department of Prisoner's Affairs on Wednesday said dozens of minors were assaulted or beaten while in Israeli custody.

Israeli forces recently imposed restrictions on Palestinian worshipers entering the Al Aqsa Mosque, in order for Jewish settlers to access the site (File/AFP)
08:18 GMT

Jordan's representative to the UN Security Council, Dina Kawar, said Israel is "determined" to provoke Palestinians by imposing restrictions on worshipers entering Islam's third most holiest site, Al Asqa Mosque.

Gigi follows the celeb trend of flashing her Calvins in bed! (Image: Instagram/Daily Mail)
08:04 GMT

Gigi Hadid displays her taut stomach in her underwear as she relaxes in bed.

The UN chief also praised Turkey for providing Gaza with a temporary power plant after much the area's power grid was destroyed in the most recent conflict with Israel. (File/AFP)
06:00 GMT

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said there was no chance of long term stability without Israel properly addressing the occupied territories.

October 21, 2014

359 structures have been destroyed in the West Bank this year according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions. (File/AFP)
16:00 GMT

Israeli officers evicted the residents of 3 houses in Jerusalem and demolished them leaving 23 Palestinians homeless.