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U.N. calls for '2 state' solution to be respected in Middle East

Feb 25, 2020 - 9:00 AM

The UN reiterates its support for a solution 'where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, live side by side in peace within secure and recognized borders'

UNREST. Palestinians shout slogans against the inauguration of the US embassy following its controversial move to Jerusalem. Photo by Mohammed Abad/AFP

Israel arrests Palestinian minister in Jerusalem

Jun 30, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Palestinian minister for Jerusalem affairs Fadi al-Hadami was detained questioned for 'activities in Jerusalem,' according to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld

SENSITIVE SITE. In his file photo, Israeli flags fly near the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on December 5, 2017. Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

Germany says 2 states 'only solution' to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Jun 09, 2019 - 9:38 PM

Heiko Maas reaffirms his country's support for a two-state solution ahead of a long-awaited United States peace plan

PROTEST. A Palestinian demonstrator, wearing the traditional checkered keffiyeh, sets makeshift US, Israeli and British flags during a protest in Gaza City on January 29, 2018. Photo by Mohammed Abed / AFP

U.S. envoy's annexation comments show 'extremist' approach – Palestinian leaders

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:49 PM

Bringing settlements under Israeli sovereignty on a large-scale could end any remaining hopes for a two-state solution to Israel's conflict with the Palestinians

DISPUTED. A picture taken on May 14, 2019 shows the Israeli settlement of Neve Yaakov in the northern area of east Jerusalem and the Palestinian district of Hizma (background) in the West Bank. Photo by Ahmad Gharabli/AFP

Turkey denounces Israel's decision over Hebron monitoring

Feb 02, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Turkey has observers in the Norway-led team tasked with promoting security for Palestinians in Hebron, which is holy to both Muslims and Jews and has been a flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

CONFLICT. A Palestinian boy sits on a chair with a national flag as Israeli authorities demolish a school site in the village of Yatta, south of the West Bank city of Hebron and to be relocated in another area, on July 11 2018. File Photo by Hazem Bader/AFP

Palestinian-American author detained at Tel Aviv airport

Nov 02, 2018 - 10:32 PM

Susan Abulhawa, author of 'Mornings in Jenin,' is detained on arrival at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport and, Israeli officials say, will be deported

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Abbas rejects 'biased' U.S. as sole Mideast mediator

Sep 28, 2018 - 3:03 PM

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas says Donald Trump has forfeited his right to be regarded as a neutral broker

PALESTINE'S LEADER. In this file photo, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas speaks during a press conference on August 26, 2014 in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas Momani/AFP

UN chief proposes options to protect Palestinians

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:24 AM

Cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians is necessary for the proposals to work, says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Palestinian protesters gather as tear gas canisters are launched by Israeli forces during a demonstration along the border between Israel and the Gaza strip, east of Gaza city on August 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS

UN chief urges Israel, Palestinians to avoid 'devastating conflict'

Jul 22, 2018 - 8:28 AM

The recent violence in Gaza marks the most serious escalation between Israel and Hamas since the 2014 war

CRISIS. A picture taken on July 20, 2018 shows a fireball exploding in Gaza City during Israeli bombardment. Photo by Bashar Tales / AFP

The week in photos: March 31-April 6, 2018

Apr 07, 2018 - 3:18 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Children look out of the window of a bus upon their arrival at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab after Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from the former rebel bastion's main town of Douma were evacuated from the last rebel-held pocket in Eastern Ghouta on April 3, 2018.Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

Israel strikes Gaza after blast wounds 4 soldiers

Feb 18, 2018 - 9:23 AM

The explosion earlier Saturday is one of the most serious incidents on the border of the Hamas-ruled enclave since the Islamist movement and Israel fought a war in 2014

DESTROYED. Palestinians look at the damage at a Hamas military facility early on December 9, 2017, in the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP

Israel seeks to silence broadcaster Al Jazeera for 'incitement'

Aug 06, 2017 - 10:51 PM

UPDATED The Israeli communications ministry says it would demand the revocation of the credentials of Al Jazeera journalists and cut the channel s cable and satellite connections

An employee of the Qatar based news network and TV channel Al-Jazeera is seen at the channel's Jerusalem office on July 31, 2017. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP

Trump invites Palestinian leader Abbas to White House 'soon'

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:26 PM

UPDATED Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas spokesman says US President Donald Trump stressed his commitment to a peace process that would lead to a real peace between Palestinians and Israelis

CALLING. President-elect Donald Trump will call Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in the afternoon. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:24 AM

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4 dead as Palestinian plows truck into Israeli soldiers

Jan 08, 2017 - 11:00 PM

3rd UPDATE The attack takes place after hundreds of soldiers arrive at a popular tourist spot in Jerusalem

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Israeli security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a vehicle-ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. A truck ploughed into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem in what police said was a "possible terrorist attack" in which at least four were killed and a number of people injured. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA

Egypt foreign minister meets Israel PM in rare visit

Jul 10, 2016 - 4:49 PM

3rd UPDATE Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry says Egypt remains ready to help resolve the decades old Israeli Palestinian conflict

epa05418414 Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (L) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a joint brief statement to the media at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Israel, 10 July 2016. Shoukry arrived in Israel to discuss an Egyptian initiative to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

Egypt leader defends 'security measures' along Gaza border

Sep 27, 2015 - 7:39 AM

Egypt began creating a wide buffer zone along the Gaza border in late 2014 in a bid to destroy the hundreds of smuggling tunnels Cairo says are used by Palestinian activists to deliver weapons to jihadists

Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of Egypt, speaks during a plenary meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on the eve of the General Debate of the UN General Assembly in New York, New York, USA, 25 September 2015. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Israel won't change rules at Al-Aqsa, PM tells Jordan king

Nov 06, 2014 - 11:35 PM

The shrine is sacred to both Islam and Judaism but Jews are not permitted to pray there for fear it would cause friction at one of the most sensitive holy sites in the Middle East

Pope: End 'unacceptable' Israel-Palestinian conflict

May 25, 2014 - 5:50 PM

UPDATED The pope says The time has come to put an end to this situation which has become increasingly unacceptable

PAPAL PILGRIMAGE. Pope Francis waves to thousands of faithful upon his arrival to lead an open-air mass in the Manger Square, next the Nativity Church, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, 25 May 2014. Pope Francis arrived in the West Bank to start the most delicate part of his stay in the Middle East, with visits to the Palestinian Territories and Israel. Photo by Fadi Arouri/EPA

Israel plans 261 settler homes deep in West Bank: NGO

Jan 22, 2014 - 10:56 PM

Israel is set to expand the number of their settlements in the occupied territory of the West Bank

EXPANSION. Israelis wave their flags in a settlement at the West Bank. AFP File Photo

4 Israeli raids on Gaza after rockets fired

Sep 10, 2012 - 9:41 AM

Israel carries out 4 raids against the Gaza Strip wounding a Palestinian child