December 15, 2013
The fueling process has begun at Gazas only power plant after seven weeks of shut down due to extreme weather in the region.
Israel told reporters Saturday that it will ease its fuel blockade on Gaza and allow 450,000 liters of diesel into the territory amidst heavy flooding that has forced more than 4,000 families to evacuate their homes.
December 14, 2013
Four thousand people were evacuated Saturday in Gaza by the territory's rescue service due to severe flooding.
December 13, 2013
Palestinian official unhappy with NBC filming new drama series "Dig" in Jerusalem.
December 12, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrives in Israel today on his 70th birthday, is dooming the potential success of the peace talks by siding with Israel, according to Palestinian sources.
During a phonecall with Gazan Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow wants a "speedy" end to Israel's harsh blockade of Gaza.
December 10, 2013
Roger Waters stepped back into his campaigning shoes to call for signing a petition against Israeli institutions.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be returning to the Middle East just five days after his last visit in a bid to secure a full, not an interim, peace deal between the Palestinians and Israelis.
December 9, 2013
According to a recent Israeli intelligence report, an increasing number of Salafists from Gaza and Israeli Arabs have joined ranks with jihadist rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.
Senior PLO official Yasser Abed Rabbo on Monday told AFP that the U.S. proposals on Israel's security threaten the future of the peace talks.
History is expected to be made upon the signing of the an agreement that would allow water to be drawn from the Red Sea in order to provide desalinated water to Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians as well as rescue the dying Dead Sea.
But don't get too carried away with the idealistic title, the deal is also all about guarding their strategic interests.
Following the death of a 14-year-old boy at the hands of an Israeli solider on Sunday, Ramallah on Monday came to a standstill as youths from nearby refugee camps forced business to close.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to participate in the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa next week.
During a webcast video speech to the 10th annual Saban Forum on Middle East policy in Washington, Netanyahu said that Palestinians needed to "come to grips" with the idea of Israel as a Jewish nation state in order for peace negotiations to succeed.