Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his country’s desire to gain observer status in the AU during his July 2016 four-nation tour of Africa (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
Israel is the only apartheid state that is UN member state, Fatah's Davis says in Ethiopia
Cutting the ribbon at the new American base. (IDF)
September 19, 2017 - 15:24 GMT
The U.S. and Israel inaugurate the launch of the first permanent American military facility in Israel, this comes after decades of spending billions of U.S taxpayer money on the Israeli military.
King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa at Bahraini court (AFP File Photo)
September 18, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
The king of the island nation has plans to establish a Museum of Religious Tolerance in the capital city by the end of the year.
A Palestinian Woman Holding Balloons in front of the Dome of the Rock at Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. (AFP/ Ahmad Gharabli)
July 07, 2017 - 06:30 GMT
Ten member states voted in favor of the resolution, three against, while eight states abstained. The resolution referred to Israel as an “occupying power” in East Jerusalem, and stated that UNESCO “regrets the failure of the Israeli occupying authorities to cease the persistent excavations, tunneling, works, projects and other illegal practices in East Jerusalem, particularly in and around the Old City of Jerusalem, which are illegal under international law.”
Israeli Military Raids Besieged Gaza Strip. (AFP File Photo)
July 06, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Israeli military vehicles raided the northern besieged Gaza Strip on Thursday morning, leveling lands in the area.
Jerusalem view. (AFP)
July 06, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee decision which the agency adopted on Tuesday night on the old town of Jerusalem and its walls is a result of active Jordanian diplomacy to defend the city, a senior official said.
An Arab resident in front of the Dome of the Rock at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
July 04, 2017 - 13:55 GMT
Ramallah: The Israeli occupation authorities have stolen historic rocks — regarded as sacred by the Palestinians — from Al Aqsa Mosque of Al Haram Al Sharif in occupied East Jerusalem, Arab residents said.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit in 2014 (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
July 04, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday told African states that improved ties with Israel should be calculated in relation to the Jewish state’s commitment to ceasing its military rule over Palestinian territories.
View of Jerusalem. (AFP)
July 03, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blocked a legislation that would prevent the division of Jerusalem, Israeli media reported.
Mourners carry the body of a Palestinian citizen at a funeral in Palestine. (AFP)
July 03, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were injured, at least one seriously, on Sunday evening in occupied East Jerusalem when the funeral for a Palestinian who drowned three days earlier devolved into clashes.
Arrests of Palestinian children have been dramatically increasing each year (AFP)
July 02, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Israeli authorities have prevented a 15-year-old Palestinian boy from receiving family visits since he was detained more than two months ago, his father said Monday.
Palestinian girls stand in front the Dome of the Rock as they attend the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound on June 2, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 06, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The Arab-Israeli War resulted in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza, and the Golan Heights.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during a special cabinet meeting, held in the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem's Old City on May 28, 2017. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
June 05, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Netanyahu had been using public funds for the maintenance of his private households, including cleaning, maintenance and repairs.
Palestinian protesters shout slogans and hold placards outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during a demonstration in support of prisoners refusing food in Israeli jails, on May 23, 2017, during a visit of the US president to the West Bank town. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
May 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Abbas stressed that 'the problem is not between us and Judaism. It is between us and occupation.'
US President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas shake hands during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
May 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
When asked about a possible peace deal with the Palestinians, the ex-businessman said: 'I’ve heard it’s one of the toughest deals of all.'
US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver press statements before an official dinner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Netanyahu, whose staunch opposition to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal led to an acrimonious fallout with president Barack Obama, praised Trump's reversal on US policy on Iran.