Palestine

June 24, 2014

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.

June 21, 2014

Israeli soldiers have been deployed to the Palestinian West Bank en masse in search of the three missing Israeli teens who allegedly disappeared from their settlement in Gush Etzion (Abbas Momani/AFP)
14:00 GMT

At least 370 Palestinians have been detained within the past week alone as Israeli forces conduct widespread raids across the West Bank in search for the three missing Israeli teens.

Robert Serry called for "restraint" as Israel's mass arrest campaign enters the eighth day (File/AFP)
10:01 GMT

The UN's Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, condemned Israel's arrest campaign against Palestinians, in search for three missing teenagers.

While several houses were ransacked, no arrests were made (File/AFP)
09:48 GMT

Clashes erupted in the West Bank city of el-Bireh as Israeli troops raided the city in the early hours of Saturday morning.

June 20, 2014

Israeli soldiers patrol the streets of Hebron in search of the missing teens Friday (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP)
14:43 GMT

A top Palestinian official told reporters Friday that Israel is overreacting to the disappearance of three missing Jewish teenagers from a West Bank settlement.

The mother of one of one of the Palestinian teens killed in the Israeli soldier raid weeps Friday (Hazem Bader/AFP)
13:46 GMT

A 22-year-old Palestinian youth was shot dead Friday afternoon, representing the second youth killing at the hands of Israeli soldiers in one day.

Human rights groups accused Israel of "collective punishment" against Palestinians in the search for three missing settlers (File/AFP)
09:42 GMT

Israeli forces shot and killed a 13-year-old boy during clashes in Dura, close to Hebron.

June 19, 2014

Gaza tunnels are used to smuggle goods ranging from food to weapons (File/AFP)
16:45 GMT

Five members of Hamas' armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, were killed in a tunnel explosion in Gaza City, Thursday.

The Israeli army said the airstrikes were in response to rocket fire from Gaza (File/AFP)
14:21 GMT

Israeli warplanes launched overnight air raids across the Gaza Strip, injuring a Palestinian man.

Human rights groups have criticized Israeli raids and arrests as "collective punishment" (File/AFP)
07:18 GMT

Israel raided 750 homes and arrested 300 people last week in the search for three missing Israeli teens.

June 18, 2014

Israeli forces arrested over 200 Palestinians so far, in the search for the three missing settlers (File/AFP)
16:00 GMT

Human rights groups in Palestine called on Israel to respect the right to life, after the arrest of at least 200 people, many of them Hamas members.