Palestine

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.

In 2013, there was a 70 percent hike in Israeli settlement activity (File/AFP)
12:25 GMT

Israel's government is pushing ahead with plans to build 1,083 settler units in the occupied West Bank, according to the Jerusalem Post, Friday.

June 12, 2014

Nadim Nuwara, 17, was shot by Israeli snipers at close range as he walked down the street (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Autopsy reports showed that Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was shot dead by Israeli forces on Nakba Day, was killed by live ammunition.

The line-up of celebs to perform at the F1 after-race concerts. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:43 GMT

Mohammad Assaf, Carole Samaha, Tamer Hosny and Fayez Al Saeed will be performing at the after-race concerts at Abu Dhabi's Formula 1 Grand Prix in November!

June 11, 2014

Palestinian teens Mohammad Abu Thaher and Nadim Nuwara were shot dead by Israeli snipers as they walked down the street (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

The body of a 17-year-old teen who was shot dead by Israeli snipers while he walked down the street on Nakba Day will be exhumed for investigation.

Al-Aqsa Mosque has been at the centre of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian worshippers in recent months (File/AFP)
13:13 GMT

A Jordan minister called for Al-Aqsa Mosque to be protected from "Israeli violations" in Jerusalem, amid growing restrictions imposed on Palestinian worshippers.

The banking crisis started last Wednesday with Hamas-affiliated police officers preventing PA employees from collecting their wages (AFP/ File).
13:06 GMT

Banks in the Gaza Strip are reopening following the stalemate over salaries for Hamas employees of the former Gaza government.

A group of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons have been hunger striking for the past 48 days. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

Palestinian prisoners who are hunger striking remain steadfast in their mission. A statement released by the hunger strikers says they will continue "until victory or martyrdom."

June 10, 2014

Cracks are already beginning to appear within Palestine's  new consensus government (AFP/ File).
11:17 GMT

With disputes over government employee salaries, Hamdallah’s alleged resignation threat and disjointed stance toward Egypt, is the the new Palestinian government's honeymoon over before it started?

The international community commonly refers to East Jerusalem as "occupied" (AFP/ File).
09:32 GMT

On Monday the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs summoned Australian Charge D'Affairs in Amman, John Feakes, to express concern regarding Australia's decision to no longer refer to East Jerusalem as "occupied".

The Palestinian Authority announced its boycott of settlement produce in early 2010 (AFP/ File).
09:16 GMT

The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture seized and dumped half a ton Israeli settlement grown dates on Monday

Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohan believes that negotiations with former Palestinian hunger strikers in 2012 was a mistake (AFP/ File).
08:01 GMT

Israel's Shin Bet security service wants Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from negotiating with Palestinian hunger-striking detainees and advance a bill to allow force-feeding.

June 9, 2014

Roughly 125 Palestinians have been refusing food since April 24. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT

Palestinians in the West Bank have closed their shops for one day in solidarity with the Palestinian hunger strikers.