Palestine

August 11, 2014

Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at protesters after Friday prayers at the Hawara checkpoint in Nablus, August 8, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:10 GMT

IDF soldiers shot and killed a 24-year-old Fatah activist during a raid in the West Bank city of Nablus, local officials and witnesses confirmed.

The mother and the sisters of Mohammed Khalil al-Anati, a 11-year-old Palestinian who was reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers, mourn during his funeral on August 10, 2014. [AFP]
06:22 GMT

A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt went into effect at midnight Monday, hours after Israeli bombings killed four Palestinians and armed groups fired rockets toward Israel.

August 10, 2014

A Palestinian man mourns over the body of a 17-year-old boy who was killed by an Israeli military strike during his burial ceremony at a mosque in the town of Deir al-Balah in the Central Gaza Strip early on August 10, 2014. [AFP]
17:15 GMT

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire on Sunday, according to AFP.

Israeli soldiers clash with Palestinians in the West Bank, August 9, 2014 (File/AFP)
14:11 GMT

A 11-year-old Palestinian boy has died after being shot by Israeli forces while he played in front of his home in al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends a cabinet meeting in Tel Aviv on August 10, 2014. Israel will not return to talks to end the conflict in Gaza while Palestinian militants continue cross-border rocket attacks, Netanyahu said. [AFP]
13:00 GMT

Operation Protective Edge will continue until quiet is returned, and Israel will not negotiate under fire, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in Tel Aviv.

Cruz and Bardem have said that they detest "anti-Semitism" as much as they detest "horrible and painful consequences of war." (Image: Press TV)
09:49 GMT

Top Hollywood executives have blacklisted Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem over their Gaza open letter.

Palestinian boys sift through rubble from a mosque after an Israeli air strike in Nuseirat, Aug 10, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:30 GMT

Three Palestinians were killed overnight including a 13-year-old girl following Israeli raids over Rafah and Khan Younis.

Rivers says she stands behind her comments about the Gaza war. (Image: Hollowverse.com)
08:25 GMT

Comedian Joan Rivers surpasses herself as she makes a very controversial statement about Palestine.

A woman with a Palestinian flag covering her head lays on the ground along with other protesters during a demonstration against Israel's military operations in Gaza and in support of the Palestinian people, on August 9, 2014. [AFP]
08:24 GMT

Palestinian negotiators will leave Cairo on Sunday unless Israel agrees to return to Egyptian-mediated negotiations.

Palestinian children look up at an Israeli plane from Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, Aug 4, 2014 (File/AFP)
07:22 GMT

Over 450 children have been killed in one month of Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip according to health officials.

After new Israeli strikes Saturday, medics find the body of a Palestinian child. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
06:59 GMT

Amid new Israeli airstrikes and another crumbled peace deal, medics find the body of child in Gaza neighborhood of Shujaiyya.

August 8, 2014

Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukri and Palestinian delegation discussing ceasefire on 3 August in Cairo. (AFP)
08:33 GMT

A three-day truce between Israel and the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas expired as indirect talks in Cairo on new border arrangements for the blockaded Gaza Strip hit a deadlock.

August 7, 2014

Jordan harbors over 1 million refugees. (AFP/File)
18:32 GMT

Human Rights Watch accused Jordan of denying entry to or forcibly deporting Palestinian refugees.

Israeli women are exposing more than just support for the troops when they whip off their tops and post pix on Facebook sites like “Standing With IDF”. The week-old site has garnered nearly 18,000 followers with pix of semi-nude “patriots” painted with pro-Israeli slogans. Is this what the IDF is fighting for? And is it kosher?
15:55 GMT

OMG (and WTF!) - What’s Up With IDF Groupies?

The Gaza offensive left over 1,800 Palestinians dead. (AFP/File)
15:09 GMT

Thousands of Palestinians staged a demonstration in Gaza in support of Hamas.