Hamas planning public executions in Gaza

2016-05-23 05:36

Authorities in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip are planning to carry out a series of public executions, the attorney general in the Palestinian enclave says.

France sets date for Middle East peace conference

2016-05-20 07:09

An international conference aimed at reviving peace efforts between Palestinians and Israelis is set to take place on June 3 in Paris, says Jean-Marc Ayrault, France's foreign minister.

Paris peace summit to proceed despite Israeli concerns

2016-05-16 07:12

The French foreign minister has met with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders and says an upcoming Paris summit aimed at restarting peace talks will proceed, despite Israeli objections that direct negotiations are the only way forward.

Palestinians travel through 8 countries to reach US

2016-05-15 19:03

Two men who travelled through 8 countries to get to the US, are still struggling to get asylum nearly two years after their arrival there.

Hamas doesn't want war, but will fight Israeli incursions

2016-05-06 22:30

Hamas's leader in Gaza says his movement doesn't want war with Israel, but will resist incursions into the Palestinian enclave, following the worst cross-border violence since the 2014 war.

Israeli air strikes hit four Hamas sites in Gaza

2016-05-05 12:55

Israeli air strikes hit four Hamas sites in Gaza overnight, the military said, following air raids earlier in the day as tensions flared along the border of the Palestinian territory.

Life sentence for Israeli ringleader in burning alive of Palestinian teen

2016-05-03 21:57

An Israeli court has handed down a life sentence to the ringleader of a Jewish gang who kidnapped, beat and burned alive a Palestinian teenager in 2014.

Solitary confinement doubles in Israeli jails: UN panel

2016-05-03 19:29

The use of solitary confinement in Israeli jails nearly doubled between 2012 and 2014, a UN panel investigating the Jewish state over a raft of alleged violations of prisoners' rights says.

'My camera is my gun' - meet Palestine's 10-year-old journalist

2016-04-28 12:50

Janna Jihad Ayyad believes it is her duty to record Israeli injustices throughout the occupied West Bank and beyond.

Sanco welcomes Mandela statue in Palestine

2016-04-27 17:50

The SA National Civic Organisation has hailed the unveiling of a six-metre statue of former president Nelson Mandela in the city of Ramallah, Palestine.


French PM in Israel to push for peace plan

2016-05-22 20:00

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited Israel to advance his country's plan to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts in the face of opposition from his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel frees Palestinian who ended hunger strike in February

2016-05-19 18:58

The Israeli military says a Palestinian prisoner who ended a 94-day hunger strike in February has been released to his home in the West Bank

Palestinians mark uprooting with sirens, marches

2016-05-15 19:03

Palestinians have marked the anniversary of their mass uprooting almost 70 years ago with the wailing of sirens and low-key marches in the West Bank and Gaza.

Netanyahu questions French impartiality after Unesco vote

2016-05-15 17:35

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says French support for a Unesco resolution on Jerusalem casts doubt on the impartiality of its Middle East peace initiative, a claim Paris has denied.

Gaza teenager runs for Palestine

2016-05-06 15:29

Inas Nofal aims to win medals for Palestine at international competitions, but training in Gaza presents a challenge.

Palestinian rams three Israelis with car, shot dead

2016-05-03 22:34

A Palestinian has rammed his car into a group of Israelis in the occupied West Bank, injuring three people before being shot dead, the Israeli army says.

Israel finds explosives chemical in salt destined for Gaza

2016-05-03 20:28

Israel says customs officials have thwarted a plot to smuggle explosive materials into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.

Guards, not soldiers, killed 2 Palestinian siblings

2016-05-02 21:20

A Jerusalem report says security guards and not officers have fired the shots that killed two Palestinian siblings.

Israel army kills Palestinian siblings in 'attack'

2016-04-27 21:59

Israeli forces have shot and killed two Palestinians as they allegedly attempted to stab soldiers at a checkpoint in between occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank.

Palestinians unveil gift of giant Mandela statue

2016-04-26 23:09

Palestinians have inaugurated a giant statue of Nelson Mandela donated by Johannesburg to their political capital in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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