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Displaced people from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp queuing to receive aid from UNRWA in Yalda, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus in 2015. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
UNRWA announced Tuesday that it will have to cut back on using daily paid contractors as a result of not receiving anticipated income in January 2018, and leaving the agency in “an imminent cash crisis.”
The Netanyahu family has been mired in corruption charges for years. (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 15, 2018 - 15:10 GMT
Corruption and issues with ethical behavior seem to run in the Netanyahu family
A Palestinian fisherman stands on his boat in Gaza City's seaport during heavy fog on February 26, 2017. (AFP/FILE)
January 13, 2018 - 13:53 GMT
Palestinian fisherman succumbed to his wounds on Saturday after being shot off Gaza shore a day earlier, according to the Health Ministry.
(AFP)
January 13, 2018 - 08:16 GMT
Two Palestinian teenagers were shot and killed by Israeli forces, while three others were injured during clashes on Friday in the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 10, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Jordan is the Custodian of Jerusalem’s Muslim and Christian holy sites, a legacy of the Hashemite rulers that dates back to 1924 is now under threat as the U.S. declared the whole of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in late 2017.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (Thibault Camus/AFP)
January 07, 2018 - 15:08 GMT
Leaked tapes show Egyptian government officials trying to peddle acceptance of Trump's Jerusalem move to the Egyptian people
(Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)
January 06, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
Ahed Tamimi has been in jail since Dec. 15. The 16-year-old Palestinian girl, who became internationally famous when a video of her and her cousin Nour Tamimi slapping two Israeli soldiers went viral last month, remains in Israeli custody — along with her mother Nairiman — while Nour, 20, was released early Friday after posting bail of $1,450.
Nour Tamimi (C) who is being detained after a viral video showing her with two members of her family allegedly assaulting two Israeli soldiers is seen in a military court at the Ofer prison in the West Bank on December 28, 2017. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
January 06, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
An Israeli court on Thursday evening decided to release 21-year-old Nour al-Tamimi on a bail, rejecting an appeal presented by the Israeli military prosecution against her release.
Ahed Tamimi in court (AFP)
January 01, 2018 - 18:56 GMT
Israeli authorities are seeking 12 charges against a Palestinian teenager arrested after a video of her slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in the West Bank went viral, her lawyer said Monday.
Israeli prime minister says the U.S. asked to extend a 10-month building freeze and Israel was prepared to do it. (AFP)
January 01, 2018 - 11:30 GMT
Ruling party calls for making Israeli sovereignty and laws dominant in Jewish settlements of Palestine's West Bank.
A rights group says more than 300 Palestinian children are currently in prison in Israel and exposed to ill treatment. (AFP)
January 01, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Israeli army detained 6,742 Palestinians along the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank in 2017, according to Palestinian organizations Sunday.
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces near a border fence east of Gaza City on December 29, 2017 (AFP)
December 29, 2017 - 20:21 GMT
srael's military has struck several locations in the Gaza strip using airstrikes and tanks, purportedly in retaliation for rocket attacks from Gaza.
Palestinian graphic designer Asma Musleh's take on Abed Al Hashlamoun's powerful photo (Asma Musleh)
December 28, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The 16-year-old Palestinian teen, Fawzi al-Juneidi, who was recently arrested by Israeli soldiers, returned to his family late Wednesday.
US ambassador to Israel David Friedman (C) and Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch (R) pray at the Western Wall in the old city of Jerusalem al-Quds on May 15, 2017. (AFP)
December 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman recently asked the State Department to cease using the term “occupied” in official documents to describe Israel’s control of the West Bank, Israel Broadcasting Corporation reported Tuesday.
Donald Trump went to the Western World unaccompanied by any Israeli leader (AFP)
December 27, 2017 - 10:17 GMT
A new train station that will be built next to the Western Wall in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem will be named after U.S. President Donald Trump, announced Transportation Minister Israel Katz on Tuesday.
Palestinian prisoners walk at the yard of Megiddo Prison. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
December 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Israeli forces detained at least 24 Palestinians during pre dawn raids Tuesday across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to Palestinian sources.