Two killed as more protests, clashes erupt on Gaza border

2018-04-20 22:04

Gazans also flew dozens of kites near the border fence, in some cases carrying Molotov cocktails and one with a swastika painted on it, in a new tactic that sparked at least two small fires in Israeli territory this week.

Israel frees 207 African migrants from prison

2018-04-16 13:28

Israel has freed 207 African migrants from prison following a supreme court ruling after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu controversially reversed a deal with the UN refugee agency on the detainees' fate.

Israel destroys 'longest and deepest' tunnel from Gaza

2018-04-15 16:45

Israel's army says it has destroyed a Hamas tunnel crossing from the Gaza Strip into its territory, after more than two weeks of tension along the border of the Palestinian enclave.

Fresh protests expected on Gaza-Israel border

2018-04-13 07:30

Gazans are preparing for a third consecutive of protests along the border with Israel, after mass demonstrations since March 30 that have sparked violence in which Israeli forces have killed 32 Palestinians.

'Greater Jerusalem means no churches and no mosques'

2018-04-12 20:23

'There can never be peace until the Jerusalem file is satisfactorily resolved,' says chairman of Jerusalem Endowment.

Abbas says won't return to Gaza unless Hamas cedes control

2018-04-09 09:14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that unless he gets full control over the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, including the group's weapons, he will "not be responsible for what goes on" there.

6 killed by Israeli fire, dozens hurt in Gaza border protest

2018-04-07 12:38

Israeli troops killed six men in the second mass protest in as many weeks along Gaza's volatile border, as Palestinians torched piles of tires to create a smoke screen to block the view of snipers.

Hamas offers $3 000 for families of those killed by Israel

2018-04-05 20:24

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas have offered to pay $3 000 to the family of any Palestinian killed by Israeli troops along the border, ahead of new expected protests.

Raising a glass to Black Coffee

2018-04-05 09:44

There is to date no policy decision about performing in Israel, and until there is, I can’t imagine how anyone considers it their right to tell him where to perform, writes Howard Feldman.

Dirco condemns attack in Gaza Strip

2018-04-04 11:48

The South African government has joined other nations in condemning an attack in the Gaza strip, in which 17 Palestinians have been killed.


Arab ire at US Jerusalem move looks unlikely to spark action

2018-04-17 12:13

Arab leaders at a summit in Saudi Arabia have slammed Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move its embassy there, but analysts say their words are unlikely to lead to action.

Israeli police use stun grenades to quell ultra-Orthodox 'rioters'

2018-04-16 07:29

Israeli police used stun grenades to try to calm a violent protest by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, the latest angry demonstration against the military draft.

Uganda 'considering' Israel's request to take 500 migrants

2018-04-13 17:00

Uganda is "positively considering" Israel's request to take 500 Eritrean or Sudanese migrants rejected by Israel, a senior government official has said, the first official confirmation of an agreement to receive African migrants whose planned deportations have caused widespread protests in Israel.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border: ministry

2018-04-13 05:31

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes at the Gaza border, the Hamas-run Gaza health ministry has said.

Israel accuses killed Gaza journalist of being Hamas member

2018-04-11 05:26

Israel's defence minister has accused a Palestinian journalist killed by the army during protests along the Gaza border of having been a member of the military wing of Islamist group Hamas.

Israeli police: Palestinian who tried to stab Israeli shot

2018-04-08 19:20

Israeli police say a Palestinian who tried to stab an Israeli in the West Bank has been shot.

Arabs ask UN chief to launch investigation of Gaza killings

2018-04-06 06:47

Arab ambassadors are urging the UN secretary-general to launch an independent investigation into the killing of 18 Palestinians during a protest march last week against a stifling decade-old Israeli blockade of Gaza.

Slandering Black Coffee for visiting Israel is hypocritical. Here's why

2018-04-05 10:56

While those who are so vicious in attacking Black Coffee are trying to make an example out of him, he will always be an example of the talent that South Africa has to offer, writes Charisse Zeifert.

Outcry over Black Coffee's performance in Israel

World-renowned South African DJ and producer, Black Coffee is embroiled in a Twitter storm following his recent sold-out performance in Israel.

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Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land

2018-04-03 20:05

The crown prince and de facto leader of Saudi Arabia said Israel has a "right" to a homeland, a notable shift in the kingdom's position.

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