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A Palestinian woman blocked from entering the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site, holds up a Quran during clashes with Israeli Occupation Forces on Oct. 13, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
August 04, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
Israeli forces on Tuesday detained two Palestinians who protested the arrests of mosque employees.
Israeli police regularly escort right-wing settlers through the Al Aqsa compound, violating the peace accord. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:36 GMT
Clashes broke out in the Al Aqsa compound Tuesday after a Jewish extremist raised the Israeli flag in the holy site.
The Kashmiri parents of Shafqat Hussain hold up a photo of their son who was believed to be 14 years old when arrested, March 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 11:05 GMT
A Pakistani teen was hanged by authorities despite claims from human rights groups he had been underage and tortured into confessing to a murder.
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.