Palestine

November 23, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014. [AFP]
16:51 GMT

Arab League to discuss violence in Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority bid for membership in UN agencies, in the presence of PA's Abbas.

Revenge attacks by Israeli settlers have increased in the West Bank over the past year. (AFP/File)
08:16 GMT

Israeli settlers torched and vandalized a Palestinian house close to the West Bank city of Ramallah Sunday.

November 21, 2014

Palestinian women pray outside the Dome of the Rock following Friday prayers on Nov. 21. Tens of thousands of Muslims prayed at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque after Israeli eased age restrictions. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
14:36 GMT

Prayers at al-Aqsa ended peacefully, with around 40,000 worshipers attending the weekly sermon.

Three men are accused of trying to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman. (AFP file photo)
08:15 GMT

Though the indictment was filed on Tuesday, no public announcement has been issued by the often close-mouthed IDF Military Courts.

November 20, 2014

That killer smile is still on the market, thank God! (Image: Facebook)
10:05 GMT

Palestine's musical hero is rumored to be engaged to Zein Al Masri. Say it ain't so!

Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces on Wednesday following an attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem where five people were killed. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT

Israeli troops stormed into the homes of two Palestinian men who were shot dead after attacking a synagogue in Jerusalem, killing five people.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews mourn over the bodies of Israeli victims killed by two Palestinian men in a Jerusalem synagogue. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

The UN denounced Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, which left five Israelis dead after two Palestinians attacked the site with a meat cleaver and gun.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to build more settlement units, following deadly attacks in a Jerusalem synagogue, November 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
06:26 GMT

Following Tuesday's deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue, riots ensued and tensions rose to peak level. What led to these events, however, was violence at the Al Aqsa Mosque and increasing settlement activity across Palestine. Is this Bibi's version of peace?

November 19, 2014

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani. (AFP/file)
22:01 GMT

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani on Wednesday said that the government is closely following up on the dangerous situation in Jerusalem and is calling for restraint from both sides.

A Palestinian protester kicks a flaming tyre towards Israeli soldiers during clashes near the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem on November 14, 2014. (Abbas Momani/AFP)
21:53 GMT

Israeli settlers on Wednesday evening attempted to burn down a house in the village of al-Mughayyir east of Ramallah, but were prevented by doing so by local villagers.

Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem, following a synagogue attack, which left five people dead. (AFP/File)
18:57 GMT

Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan after riots erupted Wednesday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference at the prime minister office in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (Gil Cohen Magen/ AFP)
16:29 GMT

Netanyahu characterized as “significant” the demolition earlier in the morning of the home of the terrorist from Silwan responsible for the attack that killed two, including a three-month-old baby, at a Jerusalem light-rail station last month.

Palestinian solidarity march. Madrid, 2009. (Flickr)
15:02 GMT

Israel has censured the Spanish parliament over a symbolic vote, which calls on the Madrid government to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state.

Over 500,00 Israeli settlers live illegally in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
11:41 GMT

The Israeli government approved the construction of 78 new settlement units in East Jerusalem Wednesday after the decision was approved by the city's municipality.

Economy Minister Naftali Bennet said Israel needed to "attack" rather than defend Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT

Economy Minister Naftali Bennet said Wednesday Israel should launch a military operation in East Jerusalem to root out "terror".