Israeli military incursions inside the besieged Gaza Strip and near the
February 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The head of the union of Gaza fishermen, Nizar Ayyash, told Ma'an that Israeli forces had detained Umran Saber Bakr, Mahmoud Saber Bakr, Abdullah Saber Bakr, Thabet Abd al-Raziq Bakr, and Omar Muhammad Bakr, and took them to the port of Ashdod in southern Israel.
Gazan Jumana Daoud carries her 7-month-old daughter Maryam at Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem on February 20, 2017 as they meet for the first time since the baby’s premature birth. [AFP/Ahmad Gharabli]
February 21, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Jumana Daoud has finally held her infant Mariam, born premature, for the first time ever.
Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who has been charged with manslaughter for shooting an incapacitated Palestinian stabbing suspect in Hebron, is seen in a military court, March 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
20-year-old Israeli soldier Elor Azarya executed Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay injured on the ground.
Jordan’s recent economic measures also increased fees for five-year passports for citizens from JD20 to JD50. (Pinterest)
February 21, 2017 - 06:38 GMT
Gazan holders of temporary Jordanian passports must now pay JD200 instead of JD25 to issue or renew a passport every two years, making it the most expensive passport in the world.
Photograph of the Israeli settlement of Har Homa, East Jerusalem.
February 19, 2017 - 09:55 GMT
Activists demand formal apology for the 1917 letter that wrecked Palestine for the subsequent century.
Trump and Netanyahu shake hands at recent press conference [Byline / Source / Credit
Saul Loeb / AFP]
February 16, 2017 - 12:55 GMT
Despite the outrage and worry of two-state proponents, some claim the ‘solution’ has been dead for years.
US President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu take arrive for a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House on February 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
February 16, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Palestinian leaders said the only alternative is a system of apartheid.
Israeli soldiers keep position during clashes with Palestinian protestors following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on February 10, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 16, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In addition to recognizing Palestine as a state in 2014, Sweden has since welcomed the opening of a Palestinian embassy.
Celebrity American horror author lauds Israeli award-winning TV series as
February 15, 2017 - 19:12 GMT
American horror author lauds Israeli award-winning TV series as "all killer and no filler."
A U.S. retreat from the internationally backed goal of a future two-state solution alarms Palestinians, who seek a state in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The comments came on the eve of White House talks between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a senior White House official said the decision to shape future peace lies in the hands of Palestinians and Israelis themselves.
Israeli forces launched multiple raids in towns and villages across the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, detaining at least 11 Palestinians. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Israeli forces carry out detention raids across the occupied territory on a near-daily basis, with the UN recording an average of 95 weekly raids in the West Bank in 2016, and 100 weekly raids on average thus far in 2017.
The sweetest power couple. (Instagram)
February 15, 2017 - 10:59 GMT
She's business savvy like that.
Trump and Bibi are expected to meet on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
"A two-state solution that doesn't bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to achieve," a senior White House official told Reuters.
High-ranking member of the Hamas military wing, Yahya Sinwar, was elected head of the movements political office in Gaza. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Hamas officials said on Monday that Yahya Sinwar, a senior commander of the Ezzedine Qassam Brigades, was elected to head the movement’s political office in Gaza.
Palestinian MPs and rights groups have slammed the bill as racist. (Shutterstock)
February 13, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The latest version of the bill prohibits the amplified call to prayer from 11 pm to 7 am.
Israel's Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, December 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Offer comes amid a proposal to name former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad the UN envoy to Libya.