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Palestinian labourers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem, on January 22, 2017. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
January 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The bill would retroactively legalize 4,000 settlers' homes built on private Palestinian land.
The innovative young Palestinian has won fame via Facebook (screenshot)
January 23, 2017 - 07:29 GMT
A young artist with an unusual medium has taken social media by storm.
Palestinian protesters hold placards during a demonstration east of Jerusalem against US President-elect Donald Trump. (AFP/File)
January 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The statement argued that the Israeli government's appeals to a "racist" far-right Israeli public, by "refusing peace" and insisting on the continuation of the illegal occupation of the Palestinian territory, was indicative of an "internal political crisis," which would only escalate tensions in the region.
Donald Trump has vowed to move the US Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
January 22, 2017 - 18:57 GMT
Palestinians say an embassy move would kill any prospect for peace. Relocating America's diplomatic HQ to Jerusalem would represent a major break with policy.
Bennett has repeatedly asked Netanyahu to rescind his support for the two-state solution and the creation of a Palestinian state, which Bennett perceives to be a security threat to the state of Israel. (Twitter)
January 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The new settlement housing was scheduled to be approved a few weeks ago, but the municipality decided to wait out Barack Obama's administration because it was critical of settlement activities, while Trump has been a vocal supporter of illegal settlements.
Israelis march from the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim to the controversial West Bank area known as E1 on February 13, 2014. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
January 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel's ultra-right Education Minister Naftali Bennett has been keen to introduce the bill, with its introduction having reportedly been delayed until the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.
Will Trump mean change for Israel/Palestine? (Don Emmert/AFP)
January 22, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
For Trump, his anti-establishment rhetoric only applies when he wants it to.
The activity included hanging up pictures of Trump with slogans rejecting his views which many have called divisive and racist. As activists began burning images of Trump, Israeli forces quickly arrived and attempted to expel them from the area, while threatening to use force on the activists. (AFP/File)
January 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The protest was launched in order to raise warnings of the backlash that wil likely erupt both in Palestine and around the world if the new administration went through with the move.
A Palestinian employee works at a desalination plant during the inauguration of the first phase of the project on January 19, 2017, in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza. (AFP/Said Khatib)
January 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Palestinian families have been suffering with only three hours of electricity a day between 12-hour blackouts.
Bedouin women react to the destruction of houses on January 18, 2017 in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran, near the southern city of Beersheba, in the Negev desert. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
January 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Israeli forces deployed tear gas, stun grenades, and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds.
Bella is half Palestinian. (Screenshot)
January 19, 2017 - 08:42 GMT
Why all the fuss?!
Israeli policemen stand guard as bulldozers demolish homes in Bedouin villages. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Israeli police arrived to the village before dawn on Wednesday morning to demolish 12 houses in the Bedouin village, as locals, activists, and Palestinian members of the Israeli Knesset gathered to resist the demolitions.
Representatives of Palestinian organizations hold a press conference in Moscow following reconciliation talks on January 17, 2017. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The unity deal was announced late Tuesday, three days after the talks began under the Russian auspices among representatives Fatah as well as Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
Palestinians stand on the rubble of a house which was demolished by Israeli forces during an overnight raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, Sept. 1, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
January 18, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
A Palestinian citizen of Israel was shot dead by Israeli special forces and police after he allegedly carried out a car ramming attack on Israeli officers.
The model was seen wearing a ring on her wedding finger. (File photo)
January 18, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
The model was seen wearing a ring on her wedding finger.
US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to other conference delegates (Bertrand Guay/Pool/AFP)
January 17, 2017 - 13:57 GMT
Twitter has been filled with sarcastic comments regarding the conference, which has been branded "a fuss about nothing" by some.