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The death of Mullah Omar was announced earlier this week. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
The Taliban in Pakistan pledged allegiance to the group's new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a video released Monday.
European countries including the UK, France and Sweden have supported the establishment of a Palestinian state. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Monday said he would support the establishment of a Palestinian state during a meeting with Hamas officials in Qatar.
Palestinians look at the damage as they stand in a house set on fire by Jewish settlers and where 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha died on July 31, 2015, in the West Bank village of Duma.  (AFP/Thomas Coex)
August 04, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Meir Ettinger, a leader of a local Jewish extremist group, was arrested in Safed for "nationalist crimes."
A relative carries the body of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha who was killed after Israeli extremists set fire to his home in Duma, July 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
Was it only a matter of time before violent Israeli settlers got their comeuppances? Benjamin Netanyahu along with many Israeli politicians were quick to condemn the horrific attack, but actions are clearly stronger than words.
The Palestinian Authority foreign minister reported Friday's deadly Duma firebombing attack to the International Criminal Court on Monday. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 17:50 GMT
The Palestinian Authority foreign minister reported Friday's deadly Duma firebombing attack to the International Criminal Court on Monday.
Clashes erupted in Jenin after Israeli forces stormed Palestinian houses in Ya'bad. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Israeli soldiers clashed with Palestinians early Monday following a series of raids in the West Bank city of Jenin.
The Palestinian man was shot in the leg after allegedly fleeing a security check. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot and injured by Israeli troops early Monday during a security check near the West Bank city of Nablus.
Israeli peace activists stand in the Dawabsha family's home set on fire by suspected Jewish extremists and where a Palestinian toddler was burned to death earlier in the week, on August 2, 2015 in the West Bank village of Duma. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
August 03, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Following the deadly arson attack by Israeli settlers that killed 18-month-old Ali Dawabsha, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians.
The World Bank estimates as much as 73 percent of Gaza's population is suffering from food insecurity. (AFP/FIle)
August 03, 2015 - 07:11 GMT
Israel's blockade has driven poverty levels to 38.8 percent, according to a new report by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
Over 10,000 Palestinian minors have been detained by Israeli forces in the last 15 years. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Two Palestinian minors aged 12 and 14 were detained by Israeli police in East Jerusalem for allegedly throwing stones at soldiers.
Armed Israeli settlers wield automatic rifles during a land dispute with Palestinians. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Israeli government on Sunday approved the use of administrative detention for Jewish far-rightists suspected of involvement in anti-Palestinian terrorism.