Hamas planned to assassinate Israeli minister - report

2014-11-21 09:11

Hamas militants planned to kill Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, and had already collected information on his movements, a media report says.

Pope calls for courageous decisions after synagogue slaying

2014-11-19 14:17

Pope Francis has slammed the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and urged Israeli and Palestinians to take the “courageous decision” needed to achieve reconciliation.

Why I boycott Woolworths

2014-11-18 17:52

The National Coalition 4 Palestine chairperson says he has to support the Woolworths boycott as a moral and religious stand point against what he terms Israel's Apartheid 2.0.

Abbas condemns attack on Jerusalem synagogue

2014-11-18 12:35

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned an attack by two Palestinian men on a Jerusalem synagogue in which four worshippers were killed, the first time he has directly denounced violence.

4 Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

2014-11-18 10:44

Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said.

Kerry in bid to cool Jerusalem tempers

2014-11-13 20:34

Top US diplomat John Kerry has mounted a diplomatic push to calm surging tensions in Jerusalem through meetings in Jordan with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

West Bank mosque torched in 'revenge attack'

2014-11-12 15:43

Suspected extremists torched a West Bank mosque in an apparent revenge attack, as the Palestinian leader and the US top diplomat were to meet Jordan's King Abdullah over the spiralling violence.

Hamas trying to destroy our unity: Abbas

2014-11-11 20:31

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has accused the Islamist movement Hamas of trying to destroy efforts to broker national unity through a series of bomb blasts.

Israel tightens security after knife attacks

2014-11-11 16:52

Israel has stepped up security nationwide after a soldier and a settler were killed in separate Palestinian knife attacks as months of unrest in Jerusalem spread across the country.

Hamas forces cancellation of Arafat rally in Gaza

2014-11-09 15:52

The Hamas militant group has forced the cancellation of a memorial on the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death.

10 years after death, Arafat still an icon

2014-11-08 14:13

For decades, Yasser Arafat was the incarnation of the Palestinian fight for independence. Ten years after his death, he remains a national hero for a still stateless people.

Series of blasts strike Fatah targets in Gaza

2014-11-07 11:45

A series of small explosions have targeted the homes and vehicles of officials from President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement in the Gaza Strip, witnesses say.

Israeli soldiers hit by car could have been accident

2014-11-06 17:29

A Palestinian who ran over three Israeli soldiers at a West Bank junction outside Jerusalem has turned himself in, and reports indicated the incident may have been an accident.

Heavy clashes at flashpoint Jerusalem mosque compound

2014-11-05 13:39

Israeli police have clashed with stone-throwing Palestinians inside Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound after Jewish nationalists announced plans to visit the site.

Lack of stability in Gaza risks return to war

2014-11-05 05:10

There is still not an effective or united Palestinian government in place in Gaza and unless stability is achieved rapidly, another conflict will engulf the territory, a senior UN official says.

Israel closes Gaza border crossings after rocket fire

2014-11-02 12:11

Israel has closed two border crossings with Gaza after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave struck its territory.

Palestinians want urgent session on Israeli settlements

2014-10-28 15:57

Palestinian officials say they would push for an “urgent session” of the UN Security Council, a bid to stop an Israeli plan to build 1 000 new flats in East Jerusalem.

Palestinian fury as Israel unveils building plans

2014-10-27 22:32

Israel has pledged to build more than 1 000 new settler homes in Arab east Jerusalem, in a move the Palestinians warned was likely to trigger an "explosion" of violence.

5 held in fresh east Jerusalem clashes

2014-10-26 13:15

At least five Palestinians have been arrested during fresh clashes in east Jerusalem, where hundreds of extra police have been deployed to tackle mounting unrest, authorities say.

Jerusalem police vow 'zero tolerance' after attack

2014-10-23 12:34

Jerusalem police have vowed “zero tolerance” towards any violence as they fanned out across the city after a baby was killed in a car attack on a crowd by a Palestinian.

Palestinians attack new Jerusalem settler homes

2014-10-21 20:35

Palestinians have hurled Molotov cocktails at an apartment building in a flashpoint east Jerusalem neighbourhood just hours after it was taken over by Jewish settlers, police say.

Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli troops

2014-10-17 07:43

Palestinian officials say a Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank.

White House criticism un-American - Israel PM

2014-10-06 09:28

Israel's prime minister has dismissed a recent White House rebuke of Israeli settlement construction, saying in comments broadcast that the criticism goes "against American values".

Jewish apartment takeovers in Jerusalem spark anger

2014-10-03 10:04

Night-time apartment takeovers by Jews moving into east Jerusalem have sparked anger with Palestinians and the United States.


Israel orders demolition of synagogue attackers' homes

2014-11-21 13:03

Israel has notified the families of four Palestinian attackers that their East Jerusalem homes will be demolished, despite warnings that such punitive measures may be ineffective and counterproductive.

Israel to cooperate with UN Gaza war inquiry

2014-11-20 21:07

Israel has said it would cooperate with a UN investigation into Israeli attacks on UN facilities during last summer's Gaza war.

Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

2014-11-19 07:25

Israel has vowed harsh retaliation for a Palestinian attack that killed five people in a synagogue in Jerusalem, escalating tensions after weeks of religious violence.

Israel blames Abbas for synagogue attack

2014-11-18 14:10

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas after a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, saying it was the 'direct result' of his incitement.

Woolworths shareholders send warning over boycott campaign

2014-11-18 10:54

A group of Woolworths shareholders along with Cosatu said they supported the boycott against the retailer over its trade with

Woolworths takes Palestine protesters to court

2014-11-14 16:54

Woolworths has filed a court application against BDS SA to protect its employees and customers from unlawful protests inside its stores, says the retailer.

Kerry, Abbas meet as Israeli-Palestinian tensions soar

2014-11-13 14:10

US Secretary of State John Kerry has met Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas in Jordan for talks aimed at calming a wave of violence gripping Israel and occupied territories.

West Bank mosque attacked; settlers blamed

2014-11-12 10:13

A Palestinian official says an attack against a mosque in the West Bank ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor. He blamed Jewish settlers for the attack.

Abbas accuses Israel of religious war

2014-11-11 18:52

The Palestinian president has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing Jewish worshippers to visit a contested holy site in Jerusalem.

Israel faces tough months, pressure on Netanyahu

2014-11-10 21:01

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to keep his fractious coalition together as talk of early elections grows.

EU foreign policy chief calls for Gaza rebuilding

2014-11-08 22:34

The European Union's new foreign affairs chief is urging Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to work together to begin reconstruction of the war-shattered territory in earnest.

Hamas responsible for Gaza attacks - Fatah

2014-11-07 17:25

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement says it holds Hamas responsible for a wave of bomb attacks in Gaza.

Blasts target Fatah officials in Gaza

2014-11-07 09:24

A series of co-ordinated explosions have targeted the homes of several leaders of President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party in the Gaza Strip, a party official says.

Police kill Palestinian after Jerusalem car attack wounds 10

2014-11-05 14:42

A Palestinian driver has been shot dead by Jerusalem police after deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of pedestrians, wounding 10, one of them critically, police and medics say.

Amnesty: Israel committed war crimes in Gaza

2014-11-05 12:26

Amnesty International has accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war in the Gaza Strip, saying it displayed 'callous indifference' in attacks on family homes in the densely populated coastal area.

Palestinians: Israel settler plan slap in face of US

2014-11-04 16:19

Israeli plans for roughly 500 new settler homes in occupied east Jerusalem are a "slap in the face" of the US and the international community, a top Palestinian official says.

Sweden first to recognise Palestine

2014-10-30 13:30

Sweden will officially recognise the state of Palestine, becoming the first major European country to do so, foreign minister Margot Wallstrom says.

Jordan requests UN meeting over Israeli settlements

2014-10-28 10:41

Jordan has requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Israeli plans to build more Jewish settlements in Arab east Jerusalem, diplomats say.

Israel advances building plans in east Jerusalem

2014-10-27 14:58

The Israeli government is advancing construction plans to build 1 000 housing units, built in parts of Jerusalem that Palestinians demand for their future state.

Israel police on alert after Jerusalem clashes

2014-10-24 17:17

Israel has deployed police in force in Jerusalem for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

2014-10-23 10:57

Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7bn plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip.

Israeli settler accused of killing Palestine schoolgirl

2014-10-21 05:53

The Palestinians are accusing an Israeli settler of running over two schoolgirls, killing one of them, and speeding away.

UN slams Israel settlements, urges peace talks

2014-10-13 16:55

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has slammed Israeli settlement building and warned against 'provocations' at Jerusalem's holy sites, calling for renewed peace talks to avoid further conflict with the Palestinians.

Sweden to recognise Palestinian state: PM

2014-10-03 22:31

Sweden's new prime minister Stefan Loefven says the Nordic country would recognise Palestine, underlining his support for a two-state solution.

Gaza travel restrictions eased for Muslim holiday

2014-10-02 09:17

In a rare step Israel says it will let 500 Palestinians living in Gaza pray at a Jerusalem holy site during the Eid al-Adha feast at the weekend, and allow Palestinians from the West Bank to enter Israel more freely.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now! - shop online today

20% off ALL TV Series

Choose from 1000’s of the hottest TV Series . While stocks last. Shop now!

Festive gifts!

Check out our awesome range of festive gifts to make everyone’s wishes come true. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Save up to R2200 on electronics! – As seen in the catalogue

Wishing for tech gadgets this festive? Save up to R2100 on hot tech products at While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 35% off books

Save up to 35% on the latest page-turners. While stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.