Italian lawmakers urge recognition of Palestine

2015-02-27 19:31

Italian lawmakers have backed a non-binding resolution that encourages the government to recognise Palestine as a state.

Israel begins power cuts over Palestine debt

2015-02-24 09:19

Israel's state-owned electric company has briefly cut power to two Palestinian cities to press for payment of what it said was $492m owed.

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem

2015-02-22 21:11

A young Palestinian man has stabbed an ultra-Orthodox Jew in Jerusalem, but the victim's wounds were not life threatening, police and emergency services said.

Breaking ground: Palestinian farmer protects the ostrich

2015-02-20 12:48

A 50-year-old Palestinian farmer is breaking new ground, by farming and protecting around 200 ostriches, unique to the arid region.

Video: Palestinian bus attacker stabs woman

2015-01-22 10:30

WARNING: Graphic content. Video footage has emerged showing footage of a Palestinian man stabbing a woman while trying to escape a knife attack on an Israeli bus.

US condemns ICC probe of Israel's actions against Palestine

2015-01-17 10:32

The US on Friday condemned as 'tragic irony' the International Criminal Court's decision to open a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed by Israeli forces against Palestinians.

After 11 years, NY trial starts for Israel attacks' victims

2015-01-13 14:45

Jury selection in New York is to begin in a $1 billion lawsuit brought by victims of terror attacks in Israel against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organisation.

Hamas denies leader expelled from Qatar

2015-01-06 17:51

The militant group Hamas has denied reports that its leader Khaled Meshaal has been expelled from Qatar.

Palestinians plan next steps after failed UN bid

2014-12-31 20:20

Palestinians say they will try to join International Criminal Court following failed UN vote.

Palestinian resolution fails at UN Security Council

2014-12-31 10:04

The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a resolution on Palestinian statehood that was strongly opposed by the United States.


Israeli troops kill Palestinian near Bethlehem

2015-02-24 12:24

Israeli troops have shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian man during unrest at a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinian medics say.

Israel attack victims awarded over $218m

2015-02-24 05:00

A US jury has ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority to pay more than $218m for providing material support to terrorists.

Heavy snowstorm descends on parts of Middle East

2015-02-20 18:58

A heavy snowstorm has shut down roads leading in and out of Jerusalem and blanketed Israel's desert with a rare layer of white.

Israel removes 43 soldiers who refused to serve

2015-01-27 12:48

The Israeli military has dismissed 43 reserve soldiers from its most prestigious intelligence unit after they publicly denounced 'abuses' committed against Palestinians.

Palestinian stabs up to 10 people on Israeli bus

2015-01-21 13:09

A Palestinian man has stabbed up to 10 people on a commuter bus in central Tel Aviv before he was shot in the leg by a prison security officer as he tried to escape.

MK vets welcome controversial Leila Khaled visit

2015-01-15 12:30

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has welcomed Palestinian activist Leila Khaled's planned visit to South Africa.

UN chief says Palestine will join international court in April

2015-01-07 14:26

The state of Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on 1 April, a high-stakes move that will enable the Palestinians to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.

Israeli military divided over Gaza war probes

2015-01-06 11:37

A fierce debate is raging within Israel's military over the extent to which soldiers should be held legally accountable for their actions during last year's Gaza war.

Israel 'satisfied' as Palestinian resolution fails

2014-12-31 11:37

Israel expressed satisfaction after the UN Security Council failed to adopt a controversial resolution on Palestinian statehood setting a 12-month deadline for reaching a final peace deal.

Palestinians demand UN vote on Israeli withdrawal, defeat likely

2014-12-30 22:11

The UN Security Council is expected to vote on a Palestinian draft resolution that calls for a peace deal with Israel within a year and an end of the Israeli occupation.

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