ARTICLES RELATING TO MIDDLE EAST PEACE

Abbas warns UN that Trump plan 'will not last'

2020-02-11 18:52

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has told the UN Security Council that the world should reject President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, calling it an outside imposition that cannot bring lasting peace.

Palestinians withdraw request for UN vote on US Mideast plan: diplomats

2020-02-10 20:01

The Palestinians have abandoned their request for a vote at the UN Security Council on rejecting the US Mideast plan, over a lack of international support, diplomats say.

Trump plan for Mideast will die before he does: Iran leader

2020-02-05 22:00

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei predicted on Wednesday that Donald Trump would outlive the US president's controversial proposals for Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Moscow urges Israel and Palestinians to 'negotiate directly' after Trump plan

2020-01-29 06:15

Russia has called on Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate directly to find a "mutually acceptable compromise" after US President Donald Trump unveiled his controversial Middle East plan.

WATCH | Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket fire - army

2019-11-27 21:21

Israel struck a series of military targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday in response to rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli army said. WATCH NOW.

Led by Sanders, Democrats vow to press Israel on Palestinian state

2019-10-30 05:26

Democratic presidential contenders have vowed to switch gears sharply from Donald Trump's hawkish embrace of Israel, pledging they would press for a peace settlement that leads to a Palestinian state.

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions

2019-09-02 14:12

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border after a week of rising tensions, sparking fears of an escalation and prompting concern from world powers.

Israeli army kills four Palestinians in Gaza boundary area

2019-08-10 11:02

Israeli army has has said its troops shot dead four Palestinians near the Gaza boundary area with Israel.

WATCH: Jared Kushner uncertain Palestinians can self-govern

2019-06-03 08:44

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner says that the Palestinians deserve "self-determination". but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood. WATCH NOW.

WATCH: Netanyahu heads to historic fifth term as Israeli prime minister

2019-04-10 10:21

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to head for a historic fifth term as leader, while his right-wing party secured a majority in its parliament.

 

Lacking support, Palestinians pull request for UN vote against Trump plan

2020-02-11 10:47

The Palestinians have abandoned their request for a vote at the UN Security Council that they hoped would reject US President Donald Trump's peace plan.

Hamas hails Jerusalem attack as 'response' to Trump peace plan

2020-02-06 12:31

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas hailed a car-ramming in Jerusalem that wounded 12 Israeli troops on Thursday as a "practical response" to US President Donald Trump's controversial Middle East peace plan.

What will Palestinians lose if Israel annexes Jordan Valley?

2020-01-29 09:47

Annexation of territory cuts off West bank from River Jordan, which feeds over 80,000 hectares of agricultural lands.

Israel army admits 'mistakes' over attack that killed Gaza family

2019-12-25 12:21

Nine members of al-Sawarka family, including five children, have been killed along with dozens more Palestinians.

Gaza Strip ceasefire agreed after 32 killed in bombardments

2019-11-14 11:22

A Gaza Strip ceasefire agreement has been agreed to end two days of fighting that has left 32 people dead, says a report.

Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism over annexation plan

2019-09-12 19:21

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley drew praise from right-wing allies Wednesday, but opponents called it a desperate bid to remain in office.

Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel

2019-08-24 07:17

The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened.

'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister

2019-07-22 10:04

An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf.

WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources

2019-05-06 14:20

Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war.

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

2019-04-07 10:01

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if re-elected.

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