Palestine

June 18, 2014

The Israeli government announced plans for 3,200 more settlement homes earlier this month (File Archive)
14:02 GMT

At least 172 new settler homes were approved for construction in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank Wednesday by Israel.

Israeli forces arrested dozens in retaliation to three settlers who disappeared in the West Bank (File/AFP)
12:07 GMT

Some 50 Palestinians who were originally released as part of a deal in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange were rearrested by Israeli forces on Wednesday.

Three Israeli teens recently went missing in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
09:13 GMT

Israel will begin providing West Bank settlers with transportation in an effort to prevent future kidnappings.

June 17, 2014

Tension remains high in the West Bank as Israeli forces conduct door-to-door raids in Palestinian homes (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians as the IDF conducted door-to-door raids across the West Bank in search of three teenage settlers.

The three teenagers are believed to have went missing near a West Bank settlement (File/AFP)
11:08 GMT

Israeli forces arrested a further 50 Palestinians including Hamas leaders and activists in retaliation to three settlers being allegedly abducted in the occupied West Bank.

Israel continues air strikes in response to the alleged kidnapping of three Israeli teens. (AFP/File)
08:08 GMT

The Israeli army has launched several attacks on the Gaza Strip.

June 16, 2014

Israel has been conducting raids and making arrests while searching for the missing teens. (AFP/File)
11:16 GMT

Israeli forces have arrested a Palestinian parliament speaker in their search for three missing Israeli teens.

Clashes broke out during a night raid in the refugee camp. (AFP/File)
08:22 GMT

Israeli troops shot and killed a young Palestinian man in a refugee camp north of Ramallah during a night raid.

Fatah and Hamas created a unity government in April. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Hamas says the recent accusations that Hamas was responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens is an effort by Israel to bring down the newly formed Palestinian unity government.

June 15, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas of kidnapping the three missing Israeli teens. (AFP/File)
11:09 GMT

Hamas denied accusations that it is responsible for kidnapping three missing Israeli teens.

The Palestinians were detained in overnight raids in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
08:57 GMT

Israeli forces have detained nearly 80 Palestinians and continue major raids in the West Bank to find 3 missing Israeli teens.

The money would go to the West Bank-based PA, Bseiso said, and a “special fund” would be set up to pay wages while the government discussed how to resolve the issue.
04:55 GMT

The PA has so far refused to pay Hamas’ 50,000 civil servants, who are not registered as its employees because they were appointed after the Islamist movement ousted bitter rivals Fatah – which dominates the PLO – from Gaza in 2007.

June 14, 2014

The missing settlers are believed to have disappeared in Gush Etzion between Hebron and Bethlehem (File/AFP)
14:00 GMT

Palestinian men and women in Hebron were detained during a search by Israeli forces for missing settlers who were allegedly kidnapped.

No casualties were reported during the Israeli airstrike (File/AFP)
13:31 GMT

Israeli forces launched airstrikes over southern Gaza, hours after rockets hit Israel from the Strip.

June 13, 2014

Israeli forces stormed the compound after Palestinian worshipers marched in support on inmates on hunger strike (File/AFP)
15:12 GMT

Eight Palestinians were detained and 28 others injured by Israeli forces during Friday clashes in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.