Palestine

November 7, 2014

Masked Palestinian youths use doors as shields during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in East Jerusalem on Nov. 6.  (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
07:52 GMT

Hamas and Islamic Jihad issued separate statements calling on Palestinians to take to the streets following Friday prayers.

November 6, 2014

IDF soldiers seen blocking the area where three soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a bus stop near the West Bank village of Al-Aroub. [Flash90]
13:55 GMT

A senior security source said one of the directions being examined is that the incident was a hit and run accident, and that the suspects did not intend to strike the soldiers.

A still from Scarlett's ad for SodaStream! (Image: YouTube)
10:41 GMT

SodaStream to close factory in the West Bank that landed Scarlett Johansson in hot water.

An Israeli soldier stands in a West Bank refugee camp, June 19, 2014 (Image: IDF)
10:25 GMT

Israeli forces arrested four relatives of a Palestinian suspect, believed to have injured three IDF soldiers with his car on the main road between Bethlehem and Hebron.

A Palestinian protester fires a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on November 5, 2014. [AFP]
10:05 GMT

Hundreds of right-wing Israeli settlers under heavy military escort visited at Joseph's Tomb near Balata refugee camp east of Nablus early Thursday morning.

The Jordanian government has made several threats to Israel against allowing Jews to set foot on the Temple Mount. [AFP]
08:09 GMT

Jordan’s Foreign Minister: Ambassador withdrawn from Israel because the goings on at the Al-Aqsa Mosque were “beyond the limits”.

The boy was dumped in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina and was taken to hospital (File/AFP)
06:24 GMT

A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was abducted by unknown assailants while heading to school Tuesday, amid increasing violence in Jerusalem.

November 5, 2014

Three soldiers have been wounded in a suspected vehicular terror attack in the West Bank. [Har Hevron spokesman]
21:15 GMT

Three IDF soldiers were injured Wednesday night after a Palestinian vehicle slammed into them in an attempt to run the Israeli forces, the IDF spokesperson's office said.

Ibrahim al-Akkari drove a car at high speed into a group of pedestrians waiting at a light rail station. (AFP/File)
19:18 GMT

An Israeli court on Wednesday ruled that the body of Ibrahim al-Akkari, shot dead by Israeli forces after attacking pedestrians with a car, will be released to his family for burial later this evening.

Hamas said in a statement that the attacker was taking "revenge for his people." (AFP/File)
15:40 GMT

Hamas on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a Jerusalem car attack that killed one Israeli border policeman and injured 14 others earlier in the day.

Tensions have flared recently over the temporary closure of al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
13:09 GMT

The Jordanian government has instructed its ambassador in Tel Aviv to return home due to what Amman says is "unprecedented Israeli escalation in Jerusalem."

Israeli security forces investigate the site where a Palestinian driver rammed his car into pedestrians, November 5, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

A Palestinian driver was shot dead by Israeli police after ramming his vehicle into a crowded pedestrian area in Jerusalem Wednesday, injuring 14.

Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson faced widespread criticism over her role as SodaStream's global ambassador (File/AFP)
10:20 GMT

Despite SodaStream's crocodile tears over the closure of its factory on occupied Palestinian land, it was a clear victory for the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

Israeli soldiers stand in front of a Palestinian rally during clashes in the Al Aqsa Mosque, October 15, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:27 GMT

Palestinian worshipers clashed with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque Wednesday after right-wing Jews entered the compound.

A Palestinian boy poses for a picture in the rain next to the rubble of buildings destroyed during the conflict between Israel and Hamas last summer, in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City on Nov. 3. (AFP /Mahmud Hams)
09:21 GMT

Officials said the program started Monday with the sale of construction materials to 700 Gaza residents whose homes were damaged.