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Bulldozers clear land for a new settlement in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin. ( AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
Israeli settlers chopped down more than 100 olive trees in the al-Mughayyir village, west of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah.
Palestinian protestors place their national flag on a metal structure during a demonstration on the beach near the maritime border with Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip, on October 8, 2018. (Said KHATIB / AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 10:18 GMT
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on “Hamas” after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip.
An Israeli Air Force F-15 takes off during the Blue Flag air exercise at the Ovda air force base. (Jack Guez/AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 07:55 GMT
An Israeli warplane on Sunday struck an area near the city of Beit Hanoun in the northeastern Gaza Strip, apparently causing no casualties.
Israeli security forces gather at the site of a reported attack. (Jack GUEZ / AFP)
October 14, 2018 - 12:20 GMT
Two Palestinians were injured on Sunday when an Israeli settler ran over them with her vehicle in the occupied West Bank.
Palestinian shot at an industrial zone for a West Bank settlement killing two Israelis and wounded another. (Jack GUEZ / AFP)
October 14, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Israeli forces on Saturday detained the parents of a suspected Palestinian shooter, who allegedly killed two Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank last week, according to local residents.
Aisha Mohammed Aravi (Twitter)
October 13, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
A middle-aged Palestinian woman has been stoned to death by Israeli settlers in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, reports say.
Old City of Jerusalem (Shutterstock)
October 12, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
The Program and External Relations Commission (PX) of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted, on Wednesday, by consensus two resolutions on Palestine in the framework of its 205th plenary meeting.
Netanyahu wants world to recognize #Golan Heights as Israeli territory (Twitter)
October 11, 2018 - 12:31 GMT
Russia rebukes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for asking the international community to recognize the regime’s claim to “sovereignty” over the occupied side of Syria’s Golan Heights, warning that any such move would constitute a flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
Mahmoud Abbas, discusses the current Palestinian situation with UN Middle East Envoy Nickolay Mladenov (Twitter)
October 11, 2018 - 11:18 GMT
Israel has decided to give a chance to the efforts deployed by Egypt and U.N. envoy Nickolay Mladenov to ease tensions, despite Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ opposition to such endeavor.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP)
October 11, 2018 - 11:12 GMT
Russia's Vice Premier Maxim Akimov on Wednesday expressed hopes in improved relations with Israel after tension following the accidental Syrian downing of a Russian plane during an Israeli air strike in Syria last month.
Gaza Strip (Shutterstock)
October 11, 2018 - 10:18 GMT
Qatar pledged $150 million in aid for the besieged Gaza Strip a day after the first truckload of Qatari-funded fuel arrived at Gaza's only power plant.
Israeli occupation bulldozers demolished two homes near Al-Khalil (Twitter)
October 11, 2018 - 08:27 GMT
Israeli forces have bulldozed two more Palestinian houses in Al-Halawa neighborhood in the south of the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
A group of settlers attacked a boys’ school in the Palestinian village of Ourif. (AFP/File)
October 10, 2018 - 12:44 GMT
A group of settlers on Wednesday attacked a boys’ school in the Palestinian village of Ourif near the West Bank city of Nablus, according to a local official.
Israeli officials say they denied Lara Alqasem entry because she may have supported BDS boycotts of Israel in the past (Twitter)
October 09, 2018 - 19:54 GMT
The Israeli government has conditioned a public apology from a U.S. student, who is allegedly linked to a global boycott campaign against Israel, to be allowed entry into the country, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.
Lake and conic hill at Golan Heights (Shutterstock)
October 09, 2018 - 14:37 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the international community should recognize as “Israeli territory” the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory which has been under the regime’s occupation for over five decades.
Men on a horse-drawn cart pass in front of an aid distribution center run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza City (AFP)
October 09, 2018 - 12:21 GMT
UN refugee agency UNRWA on Tuesday decried as “irresponsible” Israeli plans to close the agency’s offices in the occupied East Jerusalem.