Palestine

June 27, 2014

 Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an air force pilots’ graduation ceremony at Hatzerim air base in southern Israel June 26, 2014.
10:02 GMT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Thursday to dismantle the Hamas-Fatah unity government after two Hamas activists were identified as main suspects in alleged West Bank kidnapping.

June 26, 2014

More than 1,000 raids were conducted over the past two weeks in the West Bank in search of the missing youth (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP)
20:00 GMT

Israel said Thursday that the military has officially identified two Palestinians from Hebron as the main suspects in the teen kidnapping two weeks ago.

Israel's president-elect Reuven Rivlin has been a staunch supporter of illegal settlement construction in the West Bank (AFP)
14:42 GMT

Tel Aviv's so-called "hawkish" president-elect said this week that "he is willing" to meet with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

Over a hundred Palestinians have been injured since Israeli forces launched a wide scale search operation for three missing settlers in the West Bank (File/AFP)
13:21 GMT

A 78-year-old Palestinian woman died from lung failure and a heart attack after Israeli forces raided her home in el-Arrub refugee camp, north of Hebron.

June 25, 2014

Abbas' quote on Assad's Facebook page allegedly comes from a letter the Palestinian leader penned to the Syrian leader earlier this month (File Archive/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas believes that the June elections in Syria, considered a "farce" by many parties, will help to end the country's civil war.

Israel's army arrested over 500 Palestinians so far, in the search for three missing settlers (File/AFP)
13:02 GMT

Raids by Israeli forces continued in the West Bank as Hamas leaders and Palestinian lawmakers were arrested in Bethlehem overnight.

Palestinian children in Gaza run for shelter after an Israeli air strike (File/AFP)
11:26 GMT

Two Palestinian navy officers were injured during overnight air strikes across Gaza, according to an official on Wednesday.

Many Palestinian prisoners are often held without charges. (AFP/File)
08:58 GMT

Sixty-three Palestinians have decided to end their hunger strike.

Israel is the only country in the world where children are systematically tried in military courts (Thomas Coex/AFP)
05:00 GMT

At least 250 Palestinian children are in jail as a result of Israelis ongoing raids in the West Bank for the missing Israeli teens.

June 24, 2014

The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip has continued to worsen since Israel's blockade in 2006 (File/AFP)
13:32 GMT

The Gaza Strip's final remaining power plant is due to shut down on Tuesday after the last shipment of fuel donated from Qatar ran out.

A UN official called the rising death toll in Palestine "alarming" as Israel continues to search for three missing settlers (File/AFP)
08:48 GMT

The UN warned that current military operations by Israel's army in the West Bank could lead to a third intifada as hundreds of Palestinians were arrested after three settlers went missing.

June 23, 2014

The Israeli teens have been missing for 11 days. (AFP/File)
11:15 GMT

Israeli military forces arrested 37 more Palestinians in the West Bank as the search for three missing Israeli teens continues.

Tensions are on the rise since three Israeli teens went missing in early June. (AFP/File)
07:58 GMT

Hamas, the Palestinian resistance movement, is warning Israel that current conditions could lead to a third intifada.

June 22, 2014

Millions have fled the violence in Syria. (AFP/File)
13:59 GMT

As the international community commemorates World Refugee Day, one refugee tells his complicated story.

Israel has been repeatedly bombing the Gaza Strip and West Bank since the Israeli teens went missing. (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

Two more Palestinians were killed during raids in the West Bank as Israelis continue their search for three missing teens.