Israel warns Gaza militants against revenge attack

2017-11-12 15:38

An Israeli general has warned Palestinian militants against carrying out attacks in revenge for the blowing up of a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into the Jewish state last month.

My work is done – Tokyo

2017-11-05 06:01

Fifa washes its hands of Israel-Palestine football impasse as Tokyo Sexwale has little to show for his efforts.

The Balfour Declaration: the document that led to Israel's creation 100 years ago

2017-10-31 09:01

The Balfour Declaration a century ago opened the way for the creation of Israel, sowing the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that continues to tear apart the Middle East today.

Palestinian minors arrested by Israel 'suffer abuse'

2017-10-25 19:16

Report by rights groups says violation of rights of arrested Palestinian minors is Israel's 'primary mode of conduct'.

Israel approves settler housing in the heart of Hebron

2017-10-17 08:05

The decision by Israel's civil administration to construct settlement housing units in the Palestinian city of Hebron violates international law and will make life "even more unbearable" for Palestinians, activists say.

Israel to advance plans for nearly 4 000 settler homes

2017-10-11 06:14

Israel is to advance plans for nearly 4 000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as part of a push to greatly boost settlement growth, an Israeli official says.

Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid

2017-09-27 13:30

Interpol has approved an application by the Palestinian Authority to join the international police organisation despite Israel's staunch opposition.

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza next week for reconciliation efforts

2017-09-25 14:43

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah will travel to the Gaza Strip on October 2 as part of renewed reconciliation efforts with Hamas, which runs the enclave, his government said.

Axing of Africa-Israel summit loosens ties

2017-09-17 06:06

Sixteen years ago, September was a bad month for Israel in Africa. History is repeating itself, writes Thembisa Fakude.

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

2017-09-05 11:32

Save the Children says kids are 'unable to sleep, study or play' as enclave faces electricity and environmental crises.


Israel approves 240 east Jerusalem settler homes

2017-11-08 20:28

Israeli authorities have approved building permits for 240 new homes in settlement neighbourhoods in Jerusalem's eastern sector.

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings

2017-11-01 22:16

Hamas has handed over control of the Gaza Strip's borders with Egypt and Israel to the Palestinian Authority in the first key test of a landmark reconciliation accord.

How the ANC is failing its Palestinian comrades

2017-10-27 08:41

The ANC's increasingly regressive political behaviour is inadvertently undermining Palestinian hope of realising freedom, writes Robert J. Traydon.

Israel carries out raids on Palestinian media firms

2017-10-18 18:21

Israeli forces have raided Palestinian media offices across the occupied West Bank in what a military spokesperson called a "large-scale operation" against incitement.

Palestinian Authority to take full control of Gaza by Dec 1: Egypt

2017-10-12 18:35

The Palestinian Authority is to take full control of Gaza by December 1 under the agreement reached to end the split between Fatah and Hamas, Egypt's government has said in a statement.

Palestinian reconciliation faces perilous road ahead

2017-10-01 20:42

The Palestinian prime minister is set to lead a large delegation of Fatah officials travelling from the West Bank to Gaza an ambitious attempt to reconcile with the rival Hamas militant group.

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement - police

2017-09-26 07:57

A Palestinian has opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead.

Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

2017-09-17 21:01

Hamas has agreed to steps toward resolving a decade-long split with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, announcing it would dissolve a body seen as a rival government and was ready to hold elections.

Rights group fingers Israeli banks for settlement expansion

2017-09-13 20:22

A leading rights group says Israeli banks are contributing to the expansion of Jewish West Bank settlements by providing loans and mortgages for construction there.

UN chief visits Gaza Strip amid humanitarian alarm

2017-08-30 16:57

UN chief Antonio Guterres made his first visit to Gaza since taking office, as international concern grows over electricity shortages and deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian territory.

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