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Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester arguing with Israeli police during clashes in East Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/ AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 15:07 GMT
A Palestinian died after being shot in the head in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters.
Israeli forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshippers, who refuse to enter Al-Aqsa mosque compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 11:12 GMT
Israeli police Friday restricted entry of Muslim worshipers to Jerusalem’s Old City and flashpoint the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Israeli border guards detain a protester during a demonstration outside the Lions Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on July 17, 2017. (AFP/ Ahmad Gharabli)
July 19, 2017 - 10:25 GMT
Fresh clashes were expected in Jerusalem on Wednesday, after Palestinian authorities called for a "Day of Rage" following the introduction of heightened security checks for Muslims at a holy site.
AFP: A picture taken on July 17, 2017, shows the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, after Palestinian Muslim worshippers refused to enter the compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities which include metal detectors and cameras.
July 18, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
Can the people of Jerusalem — the living, breathing city, not just a city of heritage — ever live in peace without a clear definition of the management of holy space in Jerusalem?
The Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein, passes through an iron gate as he crosses an Israeli checkpoint in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. (AFP/ Hazem Bader)
July 14, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Israeli police on Friday detained Jerusalem’s top Muslim cleric Sheikh Mohammad Hussein near Al-Aqsa mosque.
Israel is to supply millions of cubic metres of water to Palestinians including in the Gaza Strip, where a Palestinian boy is seen here cooling off with water from a jerrycan during a heatwave on July 2, 2017. (AFP)
July 14, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel will supply millions of cubic metres of water annually to Palestinian territories, says US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace envoy.
Temple Mount, Jerusalem. (AFP)
July 14, 2017 - 07:38 GMT
Three attackers opened fire on Israeli police outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, leaving three Israelis wounded before being killed by Israeli security forces.
Egyptian trucks carrying fuel enter the southern Gaza Strip from Egypt through the Rafah border crossing on June 21, 2017. (AFP/ Said Khatib)
July 12, 2017 - 09:08 GMT
Hamas’ chief of financial affairs released a statement on Tuesday saying that a delegation of Hamas leaders who had visited Egypt have reached an agreement to improve commercial exchanges and increase fuel supply.
The Palestinian Rehabilitation Committee raised the UNESCO flag next to the national Palestinian flag in front of Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque or the Tomb of the Patriarchs. (Hazem Bader/ AFP)
July 07, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voted in favor of registering the Old City of Hebron and Cave of Patriarchs to the State of Palestine on Friday.
Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (AFP)
July 06, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said on Wednesday recent talks in Egypt could lead to improving the humanitarian suffering in the impoverished Gaza Strip.
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.
Mahmoud Abbas, center, at the African Union summit on June 14, 2015. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
July 03, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on African leaders to pressure Israel into ending the occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, during a speech at the 29th African Summit on Monday.
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.
US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering abandoning Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations following a "tense" meeting between senior adviser Jared Kushner and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.