Palestine

April 12, 2014

Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians broke down over the last week after Israel refused to release Palestinian prisoners. It is unclear whether talks will resume. (photo courtesy: www.standard.co.uk)
06:26 GMT

Labour party leader Ed Miliband avoided tough questions on current Israel-Palestine negotiations while at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

April 11, 2014

Israel collects about $100 million a month in taxes for the Palestinians. It isn’t clear how much would be withheld or for long it would go on.
16:55 GMT

Erekat spoke a day after an Israeli official said Israel would stop the tax money transfers in retaliation for the Palestinians pushing to sign up for more recognition from international agencies and treaties.

This year's marathon was a good turnout, organizers say (File/AFP)
14:52 GMT

Palestinians and foreigners alike took on Bethlehem's hilly roads and ran the marathon as part of the "Right to Movement" campaign on Friday.

Easter is an important time for Palestine's 200,000 Christians (File/AFP)
09:33 GMT

Archbishop Atallah Hanna and Palestinian Christian groups have accused Israel of discriminating against their right to worship freely in the holy city.

Mohammad Assaf singing his heart out in Palestine on Valentine's Day. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

He's a Dubai-based dude now, but he's made his way back to Palestine for his upcoming music video.

April 10, 2014

Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians broke down over the last week after Israel refused to release Palestinian prisoners. (AFP/File)
19:47 GMT

Israeli Finance Minister Naftali Bennett believes Israel should annex 60 percent of the West Bank in light of failed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

As peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians falter, some fear a return to violence. (photo courtesy: timesofisrael.com)
18:22 GMT

140 Palestinians made their way into a closed military zone on the border with Israel, sparking violence.

Family members of Palestinian prisoners protest for their release (File/AFP)
15:56 GMT

Ten Palestinian prisoners are at the forefront of Israeli discussions to deport them to Gaza, according to a senior official.

An IDF soldier walks passed a bus graffitied by Israeli settlers in the West Bank (AFP/file)
12:05 GMT

Five Israeli settlers were arrested for attacking army soldiers and vandalizing IDF vehicles, bringing the total number of arrests to eight this week.

The issue of Palestinian prisoners being released has sparked protests on both sides and delayed the peace talks. Some Israelis claim that the prisoners are terrorists and therefore should not be released. (AFP/File)
10:28 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is ready to extend peace talks past the April 29 deadline.

Hamas has called on Abbas to end negotiations with Israel and recruit regional and international opposition to the occupation (Mohamed El Shahed/AFP)
07:04 GMT

Hamas told reporters Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority should end security cooperation with Israel.

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. US Secretary of State John Kerry has visited the region over a dozen times in an attempt to salvage negotiations.(photo courtesy: www.thetakeaway.org)
05:00 GMT

The Arab League stated that buying time is a 'strategic objective' for Israel.

April 9, 2014

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Netanyahu is "giving fuel and matches to those who hate Israel. (AFP/File)
11:45 GMT

In the wake of the Mideast peace talk's failure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all Israeli government ministries to cease civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority.

April 8, 2014

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. Kerry has visited the region over a dozen times in an attempt to salvage negotiations. (AFP/File)
18:14 GMT

US Secretary of State John Kerry's comments follow a breakdown in negotiations between Israel and Palestinians.

Negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis are threatening to collapse after nine months of talks. (photo courtesy: justiceinconflict.wordpress.com)
16:42 GMT

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is concerned that Israel will deny tax revenues to Palestine as peace talks falter.