'Omar' is a homage to American, French and Egyptian thrillers. (YouTube screenshot)
May 30, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad talks about his influences in making Omar, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year.
A refugee girl from Damascus' Palestinian Yarmouk camp stands in the streets of Shatila, a Palestinian refugee camp located in Lebanon's capital Beirut.  (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon who fled Syria protested on Friday an UNRWA decision to cut aid to refugee families.
Rafah border crossing, which connects Egypt and the Gaza Strip, was temporarily opened to allow Palestinians to return to the blockaded enclave.  (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 17:12 GMT
Egypt closed Rafah crossing between Sinai and the Gaza Strip after a temporary opening to allow Palestinians to return home.
Protests during Fifa's Congress (picture courtesy of Aljazeera)
May 29, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
Several dozen protesters gathered outside the venue of the FIFA congress Friday in support of a Palestinian motion to have Israel suspended from football's ruling body.
Pro-Palestine activists protest outside the Hallenstadium where the 65th FIFA Congress is taking place, May 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
A protester waving a Palestinian flag stormed the FIFA Congress Friday while talks continue.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. (AFP/Bertrand Langlois)
May 28, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hopes to restart the peace process between Israel and Palestine.
The suspect allegedly strangled the victim with a scarf after trying to kiss her. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 12:26 GMT
Polish citizen Daria Magdalena Rozmarek was strangled to death last month in Nazareth.
Arab-Christian children sit on a float during a march for the Virgin Mary in Haifa, May 11, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 10:20 GMT
Hundreds of people protested in Tel Aviv after Israel's government cut funding for Christian and ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools.
Despite its dedication to documenting the identities of pro-Palestinian activists, Canary Mission has kept the identities of its own members and backers completely hidden. (Image: Screenshot
May 28, 2015 - 07:26 GMT
An anonymous group launched a website called the Canary Mission which publishes information about pro-Palestinian students in the US and urges companies not to hire them upon graduation.
Benjamin Netanyahu called for negotiations on the issue of illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called for negotiations with Palestinians over settlements in the West Bank, following pressure from the US.
Hamas dismissed the Wednesday report as
May 28, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Hamas dismissed the Wednesday report as "unfair and unprofessional."