Palestine


Israeli court shuns plea to unchain Palestinian hunger striker - NGO

2016-08-25 06:21

A rights group has said Israel's Supreme Court has been perpetuating abuses by failing to order that a Palestinian hunger striker shackled to his hospital bed be unchained.

Israel uncovers illegal Palestinian weapons-making network

2016-08-24 12:06

Israel says it has uncovered an illegal Palestinian weapons manufacturing network in the West Bank in one of its largest raids during a months-long crackdown on illicit arms.

Woolworths unscathed from boycott – brand expert

2016-08-19 16:05

The #BoycottWoolworths campaign did not have a "material" impact on the retailer's bottom line, according to a brand consultant.

Four dead as Palestinian police clash with gunmen

2016-08-19 11:19

Palestinian police searching for weapons clashed with gunmen in the West Bank city of Nablus into Friday morning, leaving four people dead, Palestinian officials said.

UN 'greatly concerned' by Hamas aid claims, vows probe

2016-08-09 21:33

The United Nations is "greatly concerned" at Israeli claims that one of its staff has helped Hamas fighters in Gaza.

Israeli army selling seized donkeys stirs Palestinian outrage

2016-08-03 19:51

"Forty donkeys for sale," reads a notice in Palestinian newspapers. Nothing out of the ordinary about that, except for the fact that the advertiser is the Israeli army.

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian 'linked to attack'

2016-07-18 13:06

The Israeli military says it has demolished the house of a Palestinian who it says served as an accomplice to a deadly attack earlier this year.

For first time in 9 years, Gaza crossing opening for goods

2016-07-13 16:52

A major crossing point between Gaza and Israel is set to reopen for the first time in nine years, the Israeli government says.

Israel court rejects Euro 2016 plea by missing soldier's parents

2016-07-10 20:41

Israel's top court has rejected a petition by the parents of a soldier missing in the Gaza Strip that Hamas prisoners not be allowed to watch the Euro 2016 final.

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes despite attacks

2016-07-05 13:10

Israel has approved hundreds of new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, an official said, in a move denounced by UN chief Ban Ki-moon and likely to further raise tensions following a series of Palestinian attacks.

 

US urges Americans to leave Gaza 'as soon as possible'

2016-08-24 13:49

The United States has reiterated its recommendation that Americans in Gaza leave the territory controlled by Hamas, which Washington calls a terrorist group, "as soon as possible."

Palestinian rocket strikes Israel, drawing Israeli reprisal

2016-08-21 18:56

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired a rocket into southern Israel, prompting the Israeli military to respond with airstrikes and tank fire on targets inside Gaza.

Activists abandon #BoycottWoolworths campaign

2016-08-19 12:33

Activists behind the #BoycottWoolworths campaign say they have decided to broaden the campaign to target all Israeli products in any store.

Israeli prison 'like being inside a grave'

2016-08-14 20:13

Palestinian Amal al-Sada spent a year in prison after trying to smuggle a SIM card to her jailed brother.

Save the Children probes claim employee recruited by Hamas

2016-08-08 22:21

Save the Children says it is looking into Israeli claims that a Palestinian staff member in Gaza was recruited by Hamas, days after allegations against another international NGO.

Egypt's Sisi wants to 'break deadlock' in Middle East peace process

2016-07-21 21:57

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is serious about pushing forward peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Israeli military to free female refusenik

2016-07-14 17:24

The Israeli military says it will release a woman who supporters say has served the longest jail sentence to date for a female conscientious objector.

Israel blocks peace mission to West Bank

2016-07-12 16:02

The office of Israel's defence minister says it has blocked an Israeli delegation from travelling to the West Bank to meet with the Palestinian president.

In rare twist, Palestinian rescues hurt Israelis

2016-07-05 21:19

Islam al-Bayed, a Palestinian who once spent seven months in an Israeli prison for allegedly throwing stones, has emerged as an unlikely symbol of tolerance after rescuing an Israeli family.

Israel razes homes of 2 Palestinian assailants

2016-07-04 19:02

Israeli forces have demolished the West Bank homes of two Palestinian knifemen whose December attack led to the death of two Israelis, including one by friendly fire, the army says.

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