Mahmoud Abbas announced the freezing of contacts between Ramallah and Israel on Friday (AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 07:01 GMT
All contact will end until Israel removes the metal detectors from the entrance to the Aqsa mosque compound, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday.
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.
Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum. (Zeina Barhoum)
July 20, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
The Arab world's first ever opera festival began on an auspicious note last night when Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum's "La Traviata" made magic.
A soldier in the UN-controlled buffer zone on the island of Cyprus. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 09:16 GMT
On this, the anniversary of Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, we look at some cases of military occupation around the world often forgotten about in international media.
Henriette Kara was allegedly murdered by her father over her relationship with a Muslim (Facebook)
July 19, 2017 - 13:51 GMT
The "honor killing" of a young Arab-Israeli Christian woman has received considerable media attention worldwide.
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.
Palestinians worship outside al-Aqsa compound in protest against security measures (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
July 17, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Israel reopened the ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter.
Palestinian women chant slogans outside the Lion's Gate, a main entrance to Al-Aqsa mosque compound (AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
Only some of the online fury was directed at Israel
Muslim worshippers pray perform the traditional Friday prayers on a street outside the Lion Gate as Israeli police blocks the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque on July 14, 2017 (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
July 15, 2017 - 11:14 GMT
There are fears over escalation as Arab leaders criticize Israel's "unprecedented" response to Friday's shooting.
 The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team. (Photo credit: Courtesy)
July 14, 2017 - 19:16 GMT
The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team trains under harsh conditions in a sport that seems to give hope and incentive for change.
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.
Jarrar was charged with security-related offenses related to her membership and activities with the PFLP -- a Palestinian political party Israel considers a “terrorist” organisation. (AFP)
July 13, 2017 - 08:09 GMT
Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar has been sentenced to six months of administrative detention by an Israeli military court.
Qatar's support for Gaza and groups like the Hamas is at the centre of the diplomatic crisis. (AFP/ File)
July 12, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
The $5.5-million agreement is devoted to the construction of eight new buildings in Gaza.