ICC to probe 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

2019-12-20 18:34

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says she wants to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel.

Clashes erupt on anniversary of Arafat's death, Palestinian killed

2019-11-11 19:35

Clashes have erupted between Palestinians and Israeli forces during demonstrations in the occupied West Bank marking the 15th anniversary of Yasser Arafat's death, as a Palestinian was shot dead and dozens of others were injured.

No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'

2019-09-10 05:20

There is no hope of achieving peace between the Palestinian factions and Palestinians with Israel in the near future, chairperson of Qatar’s Gaza Reconstruction Committee, formed to rebuild Gaza's war-destroyed homes and public infrastructure says.

Israeli strikes hit pro-Syria Palestinian group in Lebanon

2019-08-27 05:45

Israeli air strikes targeted a Palestinian faction loyal to the Syrian government in eastern Lebanon, Lebanese state media and the group have said.

Palestinian who shot at Israel soldiers on Gaza border killed: officials

2019-08-11 13:23

A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days.

Who will pay for Trump's $50bn 'deal of the century'?

2019-06-30 07:22

The White House's economic plan to peace in the Middle East was roundly dismissed by Palestinians and many others.

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

2019-06-14 14:22

Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel.

Palestinians break with Saudi Eid date for first time in years

2019-06-04 22:00

The Palestinians will begin the Eid festivities on a different day to Saudi Arabia for the first time since at least 1994 due to differences in the sighting of the moon, leading some to question why.

UCT should uphold beacon of freedom and vote against a boycott of Israel

2019-05-09 10:15

UCT has earned a reputation as a beacon of intellectual progress. This reputation will be set back if it indulges a politically-motivated and ideologically biased agenda to unfairly alienate the democracy of Israel, writes Ansel Brown.

WATCH: Israeli man killed in rocket strike from Gaza: police, hospital

2019-05-05 11:40

An Israeli man was killed overnight after a rocket from the Gaza Strip struck the city of Ashkelon, officials say.


OPINION: A UCT boycott of Israel would be disastrous

2019-11-20 12:12

The Israeli-Palestine conflict is a political matter that needs to be openly debated on UCT campus – and all other universities around the world. A boycott of Israeli universities would achieve the opposite, writes Phumlani Majozi.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa votes to support Israeli boycotts

2019-09-30 19:58

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has welcomed a decision by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa to support a boycott of Israel.

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

2019-09-07 19:58

Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

2019-08-18 13:32

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.

Palestinian president says to stop agreements with Israel

2019-07-26 07:07

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides.

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

2019-06-24 11:27

Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy - the 52-year-old Israeli military occupation over the Palestinian territories.

Palestinians say medic shot in border clashes succumbs to wounds

2019-06-11 13:57

A Palestinian medic has succumbed to his wounds a month after being shot during clashes along the Gaza border, Palestinian officials have said.

Palestinian photojournalist at risk of Israeli deportation

2019-06-02 08:58

Mustafa al-Kharouf, who has been living in occupied East Jerusalem, faces deportation to Jordan.

Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza as death toll rises

2019-05-06 05:31

Six Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed as Israeli forces mass on Gaza border, stoking fears of ground invasion.

Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds

2019-05-04 14:09

Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered.

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