Palestine

June 16, 2014

Clashes broke out during a night raid in the refugee camp. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT

Israeli troops shot and killed a young Palestinian man in a refugee camp north of Ramallah during a night raid.

Fatah and Hamas created a unity government in April. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Hamas says the recent accusations that Hamas was responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens is an effort by Israel to bring down the newly formed Palestinian unity government.

June 15, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas of kidnapping the three missing Israeli teens. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT

Hamas denied accusations that it is responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens.

The Palestinians were detained in overnight raids in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
08:57 GMT

Israeli forces have detained nearly 80 Palestinians and continue major raids in the West Bank to find 3 missing Israeli teens.

The money would go to the West Bank-based PA, Bseiso said, and a “special fund” would be set up to pay wages while the government discussed how to resolve the issue.
04:55 GMT

The PA has so far refused to pay Hamas’ 50,000 civil servants, who are not registered as its employees because they were appointed after the Islamist movement ousted bitter rivals Fatah – which dominates the PLO – from Gaza in 2007.

June 14, 2014

The missing settlers are believed to have disappeared in Gush Etzion between Hebron and Bethlehem (File/AFP)
14:00 GMT

Palestinian men and women in Hebron were detained during a search by Israeli forces for missing settlers who were allegedly kidnapped.

No casualties were reported during the Israeli airstrike (File/AFP)
13:31 GMT

Israeli forces launched airstrikes over southern Gaza, hours after rockets hit Israel from the Strip.

June 13, 2014

Israeli forces stormed the compound after Palestinian worshipers marched in support on inmates on hunger strike (File/AFP)
15:12 GMT

Eight Palestinians were detained and 28 others injured by Israeli forces during Friday clashes in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

In 2013, there was a 70 percent hike in Israeli settlement activity (File/AFP)
12:25 GMT

Israel's government is pushing ahead with plans to build 1,083 settler units in the occupied West Bank, according to the Jerusalem Post, Friday.

June 12, 2014

Nadim Nuwara, 17, was shot by Israeli snipers at close range as he walked down the street (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Autopsy reports showed that Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Nakba Day, was killed by live ammunition.

The line-up of celebs to perform at the F1 after-race concerts. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:43 GMT

Mohammad Assaf, Carole Samaha, Tamer Hosny and Fayez Al Saeed will be performing at the after-race concerts at Abu Dhabi's Formula 1 Grand Prix in November!

June 11, 2014

Palestinian teens Mohammad Abu Thaher and Nadim Nuwara were shot dead by Israeli snipers as they walked down the street (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

The body of a 17-year-old teen who was shot dead by Israeli snipers while he walked down the street on Nakba Day will be exhumed for investigation.

Al-Aqsa Mosque has been at the centre of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian worshippers in recent months (File/AFP)
13:13 GMT

A Jordan minister called for Al-Aqsa Mosque to be protected from "Israeli violations" in Jerusalem, amid growing restrictions imposed on Palestinian worshippers.

The banking crisis started last Wednesday with Hamas-affiliated police officers preventing PA employees from collecting their wages (AFP/ File).
13:06 GMT

Banks in the Gaza Strip are reopening following the stalemate over salaries for Hamas employees of the former Gaza government.

A group of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons have been hunger striking for the past 48 days. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

Palestinian prisoners who are hunger striking remain steadfast in their mission. A statement released by the hunger strikers says they will continue "until victory or martyrdom."