Trump envoy, Palestinian mediator trade barbs in media

2018-06-11 13:27

President Donald Trump's special envoy for international negotiations has lashed out at a veteran Palestinian official saying his rhetoric hasn't brought peace closer.

Fire kites from Gaza a burning issue for Israel

2018-06-07 21:20

Israeli farmer Avner Yona holds up a wooden-framed sheet of plastic almost as large as he is, fitted with a now blackened tail ribbon that shows the kite-maker's malicious intent.

Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

2018-06-03 18:57

The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza in response to the resumption of rocket fire toward Israel.

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

2018-06-02 23:05

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza.

US will 'unquestionably veto' UN draft on protecting Palestinians

2018-06-01 11:18

The United States will 'unquestionably veto' a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, US Ambassador Nikki Haley has said on the eve of a Security Council vote.

Israel hits more Hamas sites, denies ceasefire claims

2018-05-30 08:54

Israel says it has struck 25 more Hamas sites overnight after a barrage of rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinian claims of a ceasefire after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

Cabinet asks Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from Gaza Strip

2018-05-24 18:21

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu is to brief Parliament at its next sitting on other considerations in relation to the Palestinian issue.

Gareth Cliff sides with Israel following deadly shootings in mass Gaza protest

2018-05-23 20:11

Radio personality Gareth Cliff has courted controversy again, this time by declaring that Israel is entitled to protect itself from Palestinians "clearly hellbent on violence".

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas admitted to hospital

2018-05-20 19:14

President Mahmoud Abbas is in hospital for a third time this week, according to Palestinian media.

Gaza demonstration: Peaceful protest or Hamas-led attack?

2018-05-19 09:41

Israel accused Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas of using the protests to carry out attacks.


Israel expects large turnout for Friday protest in Gaza

2018-06-08 11:18

The Israeli military is expecting a large turnout for a protest at the Israeli border in the Gaza Strip and is warning residents to stay far away.

Palestinian teen jailed over slap loses bid for release

2018-06-07 05:27

A Palestinian teen jailed for slapping an Israeli soldier near her home in the occupied West Bank has lost an appeal for her early release, her supporters have said.

Daily life in Gaza: 'There is no future in this place'

2018-06-03 09:26

Gaza residents give an insight into their daily struggles under Israel's land, air and sea blockade, which began in 2007.

Israel says Palestinian attacker shot dead in West Bank

2018-06-02 15:48

The Israeli military says a soldier shot and killed a Palestinian who tried to run over troops with a tractor in the West Bank.

Calm returns after most severe Israel-Gaza flare-up in years

2018-05-31 07:23

Calm has returned to the Gaza Strip and nearby Israeli communities after the worst military flare-up since a 2014 war raised fears of yet another full-blown conflict in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave.

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling on Gaza militant post

2018-05-27 15:26

Israeli tank fire at an Islamic Jihad observation post has killed three Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said.

Palestinians join two UN agencies, chemical weapons treaty

2018-05-23 20:15

The Palestinians have joined two UN agencies and the global convention to halt the spread of chemical weapons, despite a threat of US funding cuts.

Israeli military hits Hamas sites in Gaza after infiltration

2018-05-23 19:01

The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas infrastructure in Gaza after a group of militants entered Israel and torched a military post.

Let's cry for Palestine

2018-05-20 06:06

Arab-American author Moustafa Bayoumi has decried the language used in his country’s press to describe the killings of Palestinians by Israeli forces, writes Mondli Makhanya.

UN votes to send international war crimes probe to Gaza

2018-05-18 16:29

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

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