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IDF troops in the Golan heights near the Lebanese border. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli units were seen moving near the Lebanese border and carried out a military exercise, security sources said Monday.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal arrives for a meeting in Tunisia, September 12, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 11:21 GMT
Israel and Hamas will continue to hold indirect talks through European mediation, a senior Hamas official confirmed Sunday.
Former US President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter visited the Gaza Strip in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Former US President Jimmy Carter is heading to Gaza with hopes to broker a Saudi-backed reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.
Mourners carry the body of Mahmoud Abu Jheisha after he was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier in Hebron, April 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of 20-year-old Palestinian Mahmoud Abu Jheisha who was shot dead for allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier.
A Palestinian woman reacts at seeing destroyed homes in the northern district of Beit Hanun in the Gaza Strip during an humanitarian truce on July 26, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
April 26, 2015 - 19:55 GMT
The IDF's Military Prosecution filed an indictment with a military court last week against three soldiers suspected of looting from Palestinian homes during the summer campaign.
Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Loefven and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas hold a joint press conference in Stockholm on Feb. 10, 2015. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)
April 26, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
The two missionaries have been reunited with their families in Sweden, the country's foreign ministry said Sunday.
Palestinian fishermen are routinely fired upon by Israel's navy, despite remaining well within the 20-nautical-mile zone allocated during the 1993 Oslo Accords. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 11:14 GMT
Israeli security forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen near Gaza City's shores, causing damage to at least two boats.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem personally thanked Palestinian and Jordanian authorities for helping secure the release of both hostages in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.
Palestinian youths in East Jerusalem throw stones at Israeli security forces following the shooting of a 16-year-old who allegedly attacked a soldier with a knife overnight, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:01 GMT
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli police in East Jerusalem Saturday following the shooting of an Arab teen.
When the factory began, two employees managed two looms to produce the famous black-and-white patterned headscarf.
April 26, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
In the face of strong competition from China, the traditional, locally produced Palestinian headscarf has put up a show of resistance
Palestiniadi sports program for children (picture courtesy of UNRWA.org)
April 25, 2015 - 21:00 GMT
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), in partnership with UNICEF, launched today Palestiniadi, a three-day sports event for children and youth in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon.