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Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz named Saudi as one of the countries Israel happily works with.
It remains unclear how many rounds of questioning it will take to finalize the case (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned for more than four hours by Lahav 433 National Crime Unit interrogators at his official residence in Jerusalem on Sunday.
The U.S. threatened to close the Washington offices of the PLO (AFP)
November 20, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Palestinian resistance group Hamas on Sunday described the U.S. decision to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) as “biased towards Israel”.
The PLO is the officially recognized representative of the Palestinian people (AFP/File)
November 19, 2017 - 07:04 GMT
Palestine has threatened to cut off “all communication” with the U.S. over its warning to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
For the first time in ten years, the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt is manned by security forces loyal to the national unity government of the Palestinian Authority (Said Khatib/AFP)
November 18, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
On Saturday morning Egypt opened that border crossing for a three day period to allow students, valid visa holders and the sick to enter Egypt.
Plans to build 6,500 settlement units in the West Bank have been approved since the beginning of 2017 (AFP)
November 16, 2017 - 14:40 GMT
Palestinians in the West Bank have been dealt another blow after Israel’s Attorney General said that privately-owned Palestinian land could be seized for settler’s use.
The closure was due to continuous rock-throwing by youths of the village (AFP/File)
November 14, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
Israeli forces on Monday punitively sealed off a Palestinian village in the central occupied West Bank, reportedly in retaliation for continuous stone-throwing by youth from the area.
119 Palestinian-owned structures were demolished by Israel in East Jerusalem since the beginning of the year (AFP/FIle)
November 12, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A Palestinian from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan was forced to destroy his own home on Saturday in order to avoid incurring a demolition fee from Israel’s Jerusalem Municipality, which was set to carry out the demolition.
Both the police’s and the state prosecution’s suspicion of bribery is getting stronger (AFP/File)
November 12, 2017 - 08:35 GMT
There is increasing evidence to support bribery charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in corruption Case 1000, according to media reports.
Police won't either confirm or deny the report (Shutterstock/File)
November 09, 2017 - 11:50 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to be questioned on Thursday for the fifth time over his involvement in police cases 1000 and 2000.
Digital Rendering of Masdar, UAE (AFP/File
November 06, 2017 - 18:48 GMT
New technological initiatives are springing up all over the Middle East, but are they drowning out larger concerns about human rights?
The Eilat Ilan and Assaf Ramon International Airport is set to open in April 2018 (Israeli Defense Ministry)
November 06, 2017 - 14:45 GMT
The fence, which will extend 4.5 km, has been under construction for several months and is expected to cost a total of NIS 300 million ($85 million) by its completion in the next few months.
Israel is currently holding roughly 6,500 Palestinian prisoners (AFP/File)
November 06, 2017 - 13:20 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians staged a protest on Monday in front of headquarters of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Gaza City to show support for Palestinian prisoners languishing in Israeli jails.
People in the blockaded Gaza Strip have been deprived of their basic needs for the past 10 years (Shutterstock/File)
November 06, 2017 - 08:55 GMT
Pupils suffering from autism, cerebral palsy, or some physical disabilities will now be able to get education from trained teachers.
Today marks one hundred years since Britain signed a declaration that ultimately led to calamitous effects. Although the original motives behind the Balfour Declaration were to some extent understandable, its impact went far beyond the original scope of the letter.
November 02, 2017 - 14:43 GMT
A hundred and forty characters can hold a lot of power in a tweet, yet a century ago today, 67 words eventually decided the fate of millions. In 1917, a written letter from a British government official on behalf of his King was used to give European Jews a long awaited state of their own years later in Palestine - but it also robbed over seven million Palestinians of their home and self determination.
Israeli military spokesmen have declined to comment (AFP/File)
November 02, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Syrian regime forces had responded to the incursion with anti-aircraft fire, a Lebanese security official said.