There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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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 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.
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 air strikes targeted a Palestinian faction loyal to the Syrian government in eastern Lebanon, Lebanese state media and the group have said.
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.
The White House's economic plan to peace in the Middle East was roundly dismissed by Palestinians and many others.
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.
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 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.
An Israeli man was killed overnight after a rocket from the Gaza Strip struck the city of Ashkelon, officials say.
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.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has welcomed a decision by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa to support a boycott of Israel.
Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state.
Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides.
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.
A Palestinian medic has succumbed to his wounds a month after being shot during clashes along the Gaza border, Palestinian officials have said.
Mustafa al-Kharouf, who has been living in occupied East Jerusalem, faces deportation to Jordan.
Six Palestinians and one Israeli have been killed as Israeli forces mass on Gaza border, stoking fears of ground invasion.
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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