Palestine

November 11, 2014

Tensions in Jerusalem escalated last week after Israel temporarily closed al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
10:57 GMT

Fresh clashes have erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank after settlers destroyed dozens of cars belonging to Palestinians.

Peter Gabriel busting out the vocals. (Image: Facebook)
06:49 GMT

I'm “not and have never been anti-Israeli or anti-Semitic,” but rather “anti-Israeli government policy, anti-injustice, anti-oppression and anti-occupation," assures Peter Gabriel.

November 10, 2014

Israeli rescue teams security forces work at the scene of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on November 2014. [AFP]
20:30 GMT

An Israeli soldier who was stabbed Monday in Tel Aviv has died of his injuries, Israeli media reported Monday.

Israeli Zaka emergency services volunteers inspect the site where a Palestinian man stabbed three Israelis outside the Alon Shvut settlement in the Etzion settlement. [AFP]
19:44 GMT

The Islamic Jihad movement has claimed responsibility for the two stabbing attacks that occurred in Tel Aviv and Gush Etzion on Monday.

Secretary General of UN Ban Ki-moon. [AFP]
19:21 GMT

The United Nations has tasked a five-member panel with investigating Israeli attacks on UN shelters during Tel Aviv’s deadly summer war on the Gaza Strip.

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.

Assaf takes selfies with his fans at the MTV EMAs in Glasgow. (Image: Facebook)
07:52 GMT

We knew Mohammed Assaf would do it, and he made us all proud after winning the MTV EMA for best Middle East Act in Glasgow, Scotland last night.

The proposed bill will apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank (File/AFP)
05:43 GMT

A proposed Knesset bill to apply Israeli laws to illegal settlements in the West Bank was condemned by Palestinian official, Nabil Shaath Sunday.

Ahmet Davutoglu's comments came after clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces resumed (File/AFP)
05:31 GMT

Ahmet Davutoglu called for the protection of Al Aqsa Mosque a "divine duty" following reports of right-wing Israeli settlers storming the holy complex last week.

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.