October 30, 2013
Israel announced Wednesday that it will build 1,500 new homes in East Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo. The Jewish state also began releasing 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners at the time of the settlement announcement.
October 29, 2013
The Israeli Prison Service is preparing to release 26 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday evening as part of a "gesture" in exchange for the Palestinian Liberation Organisation's return to peace talks.
October 28, 2013
Israel arrested 10 West Bank-based members of the Islamist movement Hamas in the West Bank. No reasons were given for the arrests.
Israelis launched an airstrike on Gaza Monday in response to two rockets fired on Israeli land from the territory earlier this week.
October 27, 2013
Israeli government reject a bill by right-wing party Habayit Hayehudi to ban the release of Palestinian prisoners.
Gaza militant fire mortal shells into Israel Sunday afternoon
Germany cautioned Israel Sunday that diplomatic ties could be damaged if the Jewish state failed to attend a periodic UN human rights review on Tuesday. Israel has boycotted the review since March 2012 after the council announced plans to investigate how Israel's settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem may infringe on Palestinians' rights.
Following rumours that Rihanna had got political onstage in Tel Aviv, it turns out Ri Ri did NOT sing "All I See Is Palestine" in her song "Pour It Up".
October 25, 2013
In a new campaign aimed at ending commercial activity in the settlements, Palestinian Authority last month sent a letter to 50 countries urging them to impose sanctions on settlements by either freezing their business dealings with the settlements or withdrawing their investments altogether.
In a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held on Thursday, European Union foreign policy chief urged for a Palestinian reconciliation while asserting her support for Palestinian state-building.
Researchers at the Oral History Center at the Islamic University of Gaza are on a quest to record the experiences of Nakba's last witnesses, but time is running out.
October 24, 2013
Israeli Right seek Zionist alternatives to the two-state vision presented by the left.
It's been 17 years since he came to power - and AT LEAST 17 blunders have been made by Bibi. Al Bawaba puts the spotlight on Benjamin Netanyahu's baddest behaviour and argues that Bibi is bad news - for peace, for Palestine and for Israel.
Syrian government releases 61 female detainees as part of three-way deal to free Lebanese and Turkish hostages.
Israel's housing minister called to double the number of Jewish settler homes in Hebron Thursday.