Rafah border crossing serves as the entry point to the Gaza Strip from Egypt. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Egyptian officials have yet to comment on the incident.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad denied launching rockets into southern Israel prior to Israeli attacks. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
Israeli fighter jets launched a series of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday after accusing Hamas and Islamic Jihad of firing rockets into southern Israel.
The UN called on Israel to implement steps towards having a two-state solution with Palestine. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The UN warned about the deteriorating political and security situation in the Palestinian Territories, highlighting dire living conditions and poverty in a new report.
Palestinian worshippers take part in Friday prayers outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
May 26, 2015 - 19:58 GMT
Most of those arrested by the IDF were teenagers.
Jibril Rajoub
May 26, 2015 - 17:04 GMT
An Israeli lobby group sent a letter to FIFA president Joseph Blatter Tuesday calling for the head of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) to be kicked out of soccer's ruling body.
There are an estimated 4,000 fishermen in Gaza. (AFP/Said Khatib)
May 26, 2015 - 12:11 GMT
A Gaza fisherman was shot at and injured by Egyptian naval forces late Monday night, just hours after two other fishermen were shot by Israeli forces.
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
The prime minister's willingness to negotiate with Palestinians on settlement blocs sparked backlash from right-wing officials.
Assaf sincerely thanked Jordan for standing by Palestinians in their time of need and for helping heal their wounds. (Facebook)
May 26, 2015 - 09:35 GMT
Mohammed Assaf celebrated Jordan's 96th Independence Day with a special Facebook post.
Abdul Aziz Duwaik was sentenced to 12 months in prison for making a pro-Palestine speech. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Abdul Aziz Duwaik, was handed down a 12-month prison sentence by an Israeli court for making a pro-Palestine speech.
A view of a tunnel reportedly dug by Palestinians beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, uncovered by Israeli troops on Oct. 13, 2013. (AFP/David Buimovitch)
May 26, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
In a video Syrian rebels showed a tunnel packed with explosives for a major attack against Syrian government positions nearby.
A Jordanian woman walks past campaign posters of candidates for the parliamentary elections in Amman in 2013. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Jordanian National Commission for Women on Sunday called for canceling a law that pardons rapists if they marry their victim.