Palestine

July 5, 2014

16-year-old Muhammed Abu Khdeir was killed in his neighborhood in Arab east Jerusalem this week, heightening already critical tensions between Israelis and Palestinians following the discovery of the missing Israeli teens' bodies in Hebron last week (AFP)
14:37 GMT

Tel Aviv doctors who conducted the autopsy of Palestinian teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir found Saturday that his cause of death was from burns. The teen's death has sparked a renewed and heightened round of tension between Israelis and Palestinians, particularly in Jerusalem where the teen was killed earlier this week.

Masked Palestinian protesters throw stones towards Israeli police during clashes in the Shuafat neighborhood in Israeli-annexed Arab East Jerusalem. (AFP/THOMAS COEX)
07:34 GMT

At least 20 Palestinians were reported injured on Friday in clashes following the funeral of Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir, medics said.

July 4, 2014

Israeli police told reporters that "thousands" of officers were deployed to East Jerusalem ahead of the teen's funeral in Shufat Friday (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
17:00 GMT

At least 20 people were reportedly injured in clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teenager Muhammed Abu Khdeir's funeral was held Friday.

Mohammed Abu Khudair (Facebook)
11:29 GMT

Mohammed Abu Khudair, 17-year-old Palestinian from Shuafat, was killed this morning after being kidnapped in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem.

An Israeli soldier stands guard at the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, to reach the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City for traditional Friday prayers, the first of Islam's holy month of Ramadan on July 4, 2014. [AFP]
11:21 GMT

Extra officers have been placed at potential flashpoints, such as on roadways and at hitchhiking spots.

Abu Obeida, the official spokesperson of the Palestinian militant group Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, give a press conference on July 3, 2014 in Gaza City. [AFP]
08:19 GMT

Hamas called Thursday upon all Palestinians to engage in “the revolution of Shufat” with every possible tool in their power to aid the resistance.

A picture taken on July 3, 2014 in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod shows an "Iron Dome" battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells. [AFP]
07:52 GMT

Iron dome intercepts one rocket while two fall in open fields near Sderot following barrage of rocket-fire the day before; PM, security forces warn of impending IDF action if rockets do not stop.

July 3, 2014

Two journalists were among the injured in the Shuafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem (File/AFP)
07:50 GMT

At least 170 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army following the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old boy in East Jerusalem, Wednesday.

Airstrikes between Gaza and southern Israel are quite frequent, but the latest round comes in part as a response to Netanyahu's plan to target Hamas in Gaza (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday evening.

July 2, 2014

Israeli forces have continued to crack down on Palestinians after the missing teens' bodies were found earlier this week (Jafaar Ashtiyeh/AFP)
16:00 GMT

Israeli forces demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli police officer in April. Several were injured in clashes that erupted in response to the demolition.

Friends and relatives gather around graves of the three Israeli teens in the Israeli town of Modiin (File/AFP)
12:22 GMT

It's unforgivable what happened to the three Israeli teenagers killed by Palestinians. But acting in the name of revenge to a Palestinian teenager this morning is equally deplorable.

Three journalists were also injured by Israeli forces in the Shufat neighborhood of East Jerusalem (File/AFP)
11:26 GMT

Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in East Jerusalem following the kidnap and killing of a 16-year-old boy.

Israeli policemen search the area after a body of a Palestinian youth was found in Jerusalem's forest area on July 2, 2014. [AFP]
11:25 GMT

In the public statement the Prime Minister called on all sides not to take the law into their own hands and noted that Israel is a nation of laws and everyone must act according to the law.

Israeli soldiers arrest Palestinians in the Israeli occupied West Bank city of Hebron on July 2, 2014. Israel is weighing how it will strike back at Hamas militants it holds responsible for the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teenagers who were laid to rest in an emotional farewell. [AFP]
10:01 GMT

Military spokesman says demolition of West Bank house belonging to Ziad Awad, who was released in Schalit deal, was intended to serve as deterrent to terrorists.

Children stand in Rashidiyeh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon (File/AFP)
08:38 GMT

Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.