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Latin ex-Patriarch of Jerusalem Michel Sabah speaks to the media during a protest against the separation wall in Beit Jala, August 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
Palestinian protesters in the West Bank town of Beit Jala clashed with the IDF following Israel's decision to renew work on a controversial separation wall.
King Abdullah has previously condemned Israel for constantly restricting Palestinians from entering the Al-Aqsa compound. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met Jordan's King Abdullah Sunday to discuss recent tensions between protesters and Israeli forces in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The union's stance emerged after a meeting with Palestinian trade unionists at the World Social Forum in Tunisia. (File photo)
August 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America have reportedly become the first nationwide union to join the boycott against Israel.
The soldier was lightly injured while the assailant fled the scene. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
An Israeli soldier was injured near Hebron in the West Bank after being hit in a car-ramming incident.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are currently being held by Israel under administrative detention. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
Five Palestinians continued a hunger strike in Israel's Negev jail to protest against being detained without trial or charge.
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A 37-year-old Palestinian was sentenced to death by firing squad by Hamas in Gaza earlier this week.
Israeli media reports released last week reported plans for a palace built with government funding. (Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction)
August 27, 2015 - 15:40 GMT
Israeli media reports released last week reported plans for a palace built with government funding.
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs.
Groups of Israeli settlers were seen touring the compound under heavily armed guard. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Israeli forces continued to restrict access to the Al-Aqsa compound for the forth consecutive day in order to allow settlers to visit the site.
A senior Hamas figure, had already met with some of the Palestinian factions to discuss terms of a possible truce  with Israel (AFP/file)
August 27, 2015 - 09:24 GMT
According to a report by the London-based Arabic language newspaper Rai Al-youm, a senior Hamas figure has called upon Palestinian factions to meet and discuss the details of a possible truce with Israel.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.