Palestine

November 8, 2014

The clashes yesterday occurred in the Shuafat Palestinian refugee camp in East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
08:39 GMT

Thirty Palestinian protesters were injured in the latest clashes with police in East Jerusalem.

November 7, 2014

Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood protest in Amman against the storming of al-Aqsa compound on Nov. 7. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
16:09 GMT

Hammam Saeed described the 1994 treaty between Amman and Tel Aviv as "shameful."

Palestinian youths throw stones during clashes with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem on Nov. 7. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
15:53 GMT

Hundreds of Palestinians battled Israeli security forces on Friday, as tensions continued unabated in Jerusalem and the West Bank, according to news reports.

Fayez Abu Eitta, a Fatah leader in Gaza, speaks on the phone as he inspects damage to his car. At least 10 explosions hit houses and cars belonging to Fatah members in Gaza on Friday. (AFP/ Mohammed Abed)
12:53 GMT

Bomb attacks overnight targeted the homes and cars of Fatah leaders in Gaza.

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian youths in the refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on Nov. 6. AFP/Ahmad Gharabli
12:11 GMT

Tension has been running high in East Jerusalem since Israel closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound last week following the shooting of an extremist rabbi in west Jerusalem.

The Mavi Marmara (AFP file photo).
08:16 GMT

Nine Turkish activists were killed in the storming of the vessel Mavi Marmara in 2010.

Masked Palestinian youths use doors as shields during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in East Jerusalem on Nov. 6.  (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
07:52 GMT

Hamas and Islamic Jihad issued separate statements calling on Palestinians to take to the streets following Friday prayers.

November 6, 2014

IDF soldiers seen blocking the area where three soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into a bus stop near the West Bank village of Al-Aroub. [Flash90]
13:55 GMT

A senior security source said one of the directions being examined is that the incident was a hit and run accident, and that the suspects did not intend to strike the soldiers.

A still from Scarlett's ad for SodaStream! (Image: YouTube)
10:41 GMT

SodaStream to close factory in the West Bank that landed Scarlett Johansson in hot water.

An Israeli soldier stands in a West Bank refugee camp, June 19, 2014 (Image: IDF)
10:25 GMT

Israeli forces arrested four relatives of a Palestinian suspect, believed to have injured three IDF soldiers with his car on the main road between Bethlehem and Hebron.

A Palestinian protester fires a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on November 5, 2014. [AFP]
10:05 GMT

Hundreds of right-wing Israeli settlers under heavy military escort visited at Joseph's Tomb near Balata refugee camp east of Nablus early Thursday morning.

The Jordanian government has made several threats to Israel against allowing Jews to set foot on the Temple Mount. [AFP]
08:09 GMT

Jordan’s Foreign Minister: Ambassador withdrawn from Israel because the goings on at the Al-Aqsa Mosque were “beyond the limits”.

The boy was dumped in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina and was taken to hospital (File/AFP)
06:24 GMT

A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was abducted by unknown assailants while heading to school Tuesday, amid increasing violence in Jerusalem.

November 5, 2014

Three soldiers have been wounded in a suspected vehicular terror attack in the West Bank. [Har Hevron spokesman]
21:15 GMT

Three IDF soldiers were injured Wednesday night after a Palestinian vehicle slammed into them in an attempt to run the Israeli forces, the IDF spokesperson's office said.

Ibrahim al-Akkari drove a car at high speed into a group of pedestrians waiting at a light rail station. (AFP/File)
19:18 GMT

An Israeli court on Wednesday ruled that the body of Ibrahim al-Akkari, shot dead by Israeli forces after attacking pedestrians with a car, will be released to his family for burial later this evening.