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A U.S. official said Friday that Washington expects that the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City will be part of Israel (Wikimedia)
December 16, 2017 - 14:02 GMT
A U.S. official said Friday that Washington expects that the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City will be part of Israel.
Ibrahim Abu Thuraya protesting shortly before his death on Dec. 15 in Gaza (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
December 16, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Abu Thuraya, who lost both his legs in Israeli bombardment of Gaza in 2008, was killed by an Israeli bullet in the head on Friday. He was one of four Palestinians to die on Friday, as protests continued against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem Israel’s capital.
This file photo taken on May 19, 2017 shows Palestinian demonstrator Ibrahim Abu Thurayeh waving a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli soldiers (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
December 16, 2017 - 07:32 GMT
Four Palestinians have been declared dead by the Palestinian Health Ministry in the West Bank and Gaza, after a day of violent clashes with Israeli forces on Friday across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and besieged Gaza Strip.
The dramatic shift in U.S. policy has drawn a storm of condemnation and protest across the Arab and Muslim world. (AFP/File)
December 15, 2017 - 14:30 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot and injured after allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier amid clashes that erupted Friday in the West Bank city of Ramallah, according to eyewitnesses.
During a special meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on Wednesday, Abbas said his country would not accept a future role for the U.S. in the Middle East peace process. (AFP/File)
December 15, 2017 - 11:26 GMT
During a special meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on Wednesday, Abbas said his country would not accept a future role for the U.S. in the Middle East peace process.
“We are now heading towards Palestine, after which we will fly north from Jerusalem, the Palestinian capital, to JFK International Airport” (AFP/File)
December 14, 2017 - 13:35 GMT
In defiance of U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Jordanian airline pilot recently told his passengers that they were about to fly over Jerusalem, “the Palestinian capital.”
Bassil claimed that Abbas promised him to work quickly to provide a piece of land for Lebanon in East Jerusalem (AFP/File)
December 14, 2017 - 09:26 GMT
Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil Thursday said that he informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of his willingness to establish a Lebanese embassy in occupied East Jerusalem.
Palestinian graphic designer Asma Musleh's take on Abed Al Hashlamoun's powerful photo (Asma Musleh)
December 13, 2017 - 15:20 GMT
Blindfolded, handcuffed. A young boy surrounded by two dozen heavily armed soldiers. It is an image that powerfully captures the power imbalance at the heart of the Israeli occupation.
December 13, 2017 - 13:37 GMT
"Since its establishment to date, Israel relies on the principle of force, the usurpation of rights and the displacement, taking advantage of the veto power and the international laxity."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers the opening speech during an Extraordinary Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on last week's U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Istanbul on Dec. 13, 2017 (EMRAH YORULMAZ / POOL / AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 13:15 GMT
Relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and recognizing the city as its capital was deemed a punishment for Palestinians Wednesday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Ergodan at a Middle Eastern summit.
Trump and the Senators that supported his Jerusalem move (Al Bawaba)
December 13, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Trump, for the first time in his time as President, seemed to have enthusiastic and bipartisan support for one of his many blunders.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan delivers the opening speech during an Extraordinary Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on last week's U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Istanbul on Dec. 13, 2017 (EMRAH YORULMAZ/POOL/AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 11:54 GMT
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are expected to call on the world to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital during Wednesday’s Istanbul summit.
December 13, 2017 - 10:57 GMT
His orange-tinted skin has seen him branded a “cheeto” by his critics in the U.S. But now one Palestinian boy has a new nickname for the American President.
The airstrikes came shortly after Israel said it had intercepted a rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel (AFP/File)
December 13, 2017 - 08:58 GMT
A Palestinian security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the strikes targeted two Hamas military positions in the southern Khan Younis city.
After a man attempted to blow himself up on the New York subway, some media reports quickly alleged a link to the recent decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
December 12, 2017 - 12:12 GMT
After a man attempted to blow himself up on the New York subway, some media reports quickly alleged a link to the recent decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. But the connection appears to be a distortion of the truth.
Farah Baker amassed a large social media following after her coverage of the 2014 Israeli-Gaza conflict. /Instagram
December 12, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
For me as a Palestinian who lives in Gaza, and Jerusalem is not more than two hours away from my house. I have never been able to visit it and go and pray in it, although I am Muslim. I am Palestinian: i have been deprived from my right, since I was born. And now the occupation has come and they want to take it. If i accept this decision, it would absolutely be so illogical.