The Israeli delegation left the talks following the remarks by Al-Ghanim (pictured above) and several other parliamentarians in the midst of applause (AFP/File)
October 19, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sternly told the Israeli delegation that participated in the IPU conference to leave after hearing the latter’s comments on the Palestinian lawmakers languishing in jail.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Shutterstock/File)
October 17, 2017 - 12:03 GMT
Israel will continue to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority (PA) even if its leading faction Fatah completes a unity deal with Hamas, which Israel has publicly opposed, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Tuesday.
The Israeli military said it holds the Syrian regime responsible for any anti-aircraft fire (Shutterstock/File)
October 16, 2017 - 13:50 GMT
Israel struck a Syrian anti-aircraft battery near Damascus on Monday after missiles were fired at Israeli reconnaissance planes earlier, the military said.
This is the first time in months that such an incident occurs (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the two rockets launched from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula which landed in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council Sunday night, marking the first time in months that such an incident occurred.
Palestinians fill bottles and jerrycans with drinking water from public taps at the Rafah refugee camp in southern Gaza Strip, on February 22, 2017. (Said Khatib/AFP/File)
October 14, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Palestinians rejoice over long-awaited unity deal that will breath some life into the suffocated territory.
Palestinians believe that Joseph's Tomb is the funerary monument to Sheikh Yousif Dweikat, a local religious figure (Shutterstock/File)
October 11, 2017 - 13:06 GMT
At least three Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated steel bullets, while several others suffered from severe tear-gas inhalation during clashes that erupted between Palestinians and Israeli forces overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday in the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus.
Trust issues remain between Israel and Arab states (AFP)
October 11, 2017 - 08:14 GMT
Despite outward signs that relations between Egypt and Israel are warming in recent months, it appears that the two countries have some way to go before full trust can be established (AFP/File)
The rocket attack with which the Israeli army justifies its attack was not claimed by any Palestinian group from the Gaza Strip so far (AFP/File Photo)
October 09, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
"Army-owned tanks hit a military base of Hamas in the southern side of the Gaza Strip," the statement by the Israeli Army said.
In April, Sisi spoke during a visit to Washington about the significance of concluding what he described as “deal of the century” to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict (AFP/File Photo)
October 05, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
“President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi cannot give up a single inch of Egyptian land,” Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said in an interview with Egypt’s flagship newspaper Al-Ahram on Wednesday.
Earlier this year, Israel shelved a proposal to annex Maale Adumim under apparent pressure from the White House (Shutterstock/File Photo)
October 05, 2017 - 04:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday vowed to build thousands of homes in one of the occupied West Bank's largest settlements, pledging to annex it to Israel.
The extended closure was reportedly approved by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman as a result of a deadly shooting attack at an illegal Israeli settlement last week (AFP/File Photo)
October 03, 2017 - 08:20 GMT
The extended closure was reportedly approved by Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman as a result of a deadly shooting attack at an illegal Israeli settlement last week.
The estimated cost per tank is $350,000 (AFP/File Photo)
October 02, 2017 - 12:32 GMT
The Pentagon said Thursday the decision was made following “an urgent material” request.
Former Iraqi deputy prime minister Hoshyar Zebari (AFP/File Photo)
September 28, 2017 - 11:02 GMT
The Kurdish people will survive recent regional punitive measures targeting the Kurdistan Regional Government, former Iraqi deputy prime minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday.
Israel demolishes the homes of Palestinian attackers as a deterrent measure, but Palestinians and the international community consider the policy collective punishment (AFP/File Photo)
September 27, 2017 - 13:21 GMT
Israel also canceled the Israeli work permits of several of Jamal's relatives in response to Tuesday's attack.
Turkish President Erdoğan said that if the Kurdish referendum is held on its own, with only Israel and the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party) celebrating it, then it will not be legitimate (Shutterstock/File Photo).
September 27, 2017 - 10:40 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated on Tuesday afternoon that "If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey could not take any steps" with the Jewish State, according to the Turkish news outlet Daily Sabah.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has joined the Foreign Ministry in efforts this year, as well, to block Palestine's move to join Interpol.
September 24, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Its addition could compromise Israeli safety and sensitive information.