A Palestinian child holds a national flag as she walks past the rubble of Palestinian homes destroyed by Israeli authorities on July 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Demolitions in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem have seen an unprecedented surge in recent months, as Israeli authorities demolished 769 Palestinian structures so far this year, in a large increase from 531 in all of 2015, according to UN documentation.
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres died aged 93. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
Palestinian senior officials who spoke to Gulf News dismissed media reports praising Peres for "moderate" policies and involvement in peace efforts.
Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
As violence mounts inside the Palestinian refugee camp, a Fatah al-Islam commander surrendered to Lebanese army forces in Sidon.
Protesters in Zurich call for Israel's suspension from FIFA. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch accused FIFA of sponsoring matches in sports clubs built for settlers on Palestinian land.
Gigi started boxing when she moved to New York for her modelling career. (
September 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Pali model, a boxing enthusiast, relied on her awesome muscle memory to elbow a Ukranian prankster in the face when he ambushed her last week.
This file photo taken on January 22, 1994 shows Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres (R) and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat (L) shaking hands as they pose with the new Norwegian Foreign Minister Bjoern Tore Godal in Oslo. (AFP/Stringer)
September 28, 2016 - 06:22 GMT
Lauded in the West for his peace advocacy, Peres leaves behind a complicated legacy for Arabs, having presided over massacres in Lebanon and leaving Palestinians without a clear road to peace.
(From L-R) Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub, Chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine Tokyo Sexwale and Israel's Football Association president Ofer Eini, shake hands at the end of a press conference in the West Bank city of Jericho. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX
September 27, 2016 - 16:07 GMT
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world football body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation...
The Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Tensions continue to mount in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after a grenade attack on the home of a Palestinian National Security Force member.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) speaks next to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
The unspoken, but unmistakable rule about UN secretary-generals is that they must come across as affable enough so as not to be the cause of international controversies, but also flexible enough to accommodate the US' disproportionate influence over the United Nations, particularly the Security Council.
Gigi has been dazzling on the Bottega Veneta catwalk for Milan Fashion Week. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
September 27, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Gigi talks about her high school days, from schoolgirl dreams to senior pranks.
In recent months, Israel has detained scores of Palestinians, including journalists, for social media activity, alleging that a wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory last October was encouraged largely by
September 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said in a statement that 24 Palestinian journalists were currently held in Israeli prisons.
A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari on Oct. 10, 2015, in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
September 26, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
A fresh wave of violence has Israel in its grasp once again, almost exactly one year after similar attacks sparked fears of a third Intifada. Once again, it's dredging up questions of how to handle the violence and what this means for Israel's future.
The rights body warned that the practice by FIFA countered the human rights obligations, which it has pledged to uphold
September 26, 2016 - 12:08 GMT
Human Rights Watch says the world's football governing body, FIFA, has been sponsoring football matches played on “stolen” land in the occupied West Bank.
Hamas supporters wave flags during a rally in Gaza. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Khalid Mashaal also hinted he would not stand for reelection in Hamas' internal elections next year.
Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke on Sunday in an Israeli prison. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Yasser Thiyab Hamduna died of a stroke in an Israeli prison, and was previously severely beaten by prison guards.
While exiting the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week, American fashion model, Gigi was lifted into the air by a bearded man in a wide-brimmed hat and reflective sunglasses. (YouTube)
September 25, 2016 - 08:08 GMT
While exiting the Max Mara show at Milan Fashion Week, American fashion model, Gigi was lifted into the air by a bearded man in a wide-brimmed hat and reflective sunglasses.