The Arab Israeli Conflict: From peace efforts to suicide bombers. News updates and breaking news from the heart of the Israeli – Palestinian conflict that has been shaping the Holy Land for a century.
The strikes come as the Trump administration is wrapping up its era.
Israel is demonized for exerting a negative influence on the entire Middle East region.
Ashkenazi was unable to attend due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Hamas has allowed Dahlan loyalists to hold political rallies in the Gaza Strip, much to the dismay of Abbas and the PA leadership in the West Bank.
It is believed that this shepherd is part of a group that works in cooperation with Hezbollah and crossed into Israel on purpose.
When security forces prevented him from entering the suspect began to become aggressive, pulled out a screwdriver and apparently tried to stab one of the security guards with a screwdriver.
Palestinian officials have in the past two weeks made contradictory statements as to whether the PA had asked Israel for vaccines.
Originally elected for a four year term meant to end in 2009, the Palestinian President faces pressure to hold elections.
This is the third alleged Israeli airstrike reported in Syria in the past two weeks.
The IDF claims that the soldier who shot the Palestinian last week in a village near Hebron did so because he felt that his life was in danger.
There were 14 criminal probes, 2 convictions
The small number of vaccines were transferred to the PA earlier this week for and have yet to be used.
“This is a significant breakthrough in advancing the issue."
The defendent denied the charges, which included protesting without a permit, obstructing Israeli soldiers' activities in the flashpoint city of Hebron and assaulting a Jewish settler.
Travel to Israel is a crime in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
As long as the IDF does not rein in the settlers, attacks such as this one will continue, Palestinians contend.
The demolitions rendered 1,006 Palestinians homeless, of which 627 were in the West Bank.
The name of the suspect is Mohammad Maroh Kabaha, a 40-year-old resident of the village of a-Tura near Jenin.
Abu Aram is in critical condition in a Hebron hospital after being shot in the neck.
The dog whistle claiming that Israel will be behind “false flag” attacks in Iran to bring the US and Iran to war is part of this history of blaming Jews for conflicts.
Deposed Fatah operative Mohammed Dahlan, a former PA security commander in the Gaza Strip, moved to the United Arab Emirates after falling out with PA President Mahmoud Abbas ten years ago.
The Palestinian Authority security forces arrested Sama Abdulhadi, the first Palestinian female techno-music DJ, for holding a concert at Nabi Musa.
Hamas did not immediately comment on Abbas’s announcement.
SETTLEMENT AFFAIRS: Israel pulled back from West Bank annexation in 2020, but the story is not over.
Both will have an estimated population of 7.1 million each, according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics president Ola Awad.
Confronting delegitimization of IDF conduct in Gaza, the blockade and closures
Palestinian Media Watch reported that this allegation was made by Wasaf Erekat, introduced as a military expert, on an official PA TV program in mid-December.
176 rockets were launched from Gaza, IDF yearly report finds
The law will state that any person that makes a financial transaction which "supports, promotes, fund or rewards" terror activities will be subject to a prison sentence of up to 10 years
Close coordination between Israel and Qatar to facilitate sufficient funding for Hamas to keep Gaza’s economy from collapsing will likely be the key to moving Doha to a normalization deal.
Drill shows Gaza will soon have a regular army.
PMW gave evidence, but group looked only at Hamas, PIJ
It is a rare sight; the different factions deciding in an “act of unity” to join hands in the operation.
Abandoned for many years, the site previously served as a center for the rehabilitation of drug addicts from east Jerusalem and the West Bank
The main groups expected to participate in the drill belong to Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Fatah.
At the time of the delegation’s trip the Center’s Chairman Chemi Peres, said he was delighted to head the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation delegation to the United Arab Emirates.
The Gaza-based terror group reiterated its commitment to "armed struggle" as the sole means of solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The suspect described how he threw the stone at Horgen's head, crushing her skull.
Enforcement agents from the Agriculture Ministry found the illegally-imported fruit.
Once again it is important to reiterate there is no evidence that the articles being replied to or retweeted have any connection to each other or the coordinated campaign
"Our policy is clear and consistent: whoever tries to harm us will suffer a crushing blow."
Funds collected through a new campaign set up via Facebook will go to the family of alleged terror victim Esther Horgen.
Terrorist Muhammad Daoud is being praised by the PA for murdering an innocent Israeli woman 34 years ago.
While in Rabat, the US and Israeli delegations were expected to sign the first documents that are part of the Israel-Morocco normalization deal.
The country has no plans to follow the United States on this issue
The Palestinians believe that the prospects of holding the proposed conference have grown after the victory of President-elect Joe Biden in the US presidential election.
"Biden should seek Iran nuke restrictions for 50 years."
"For all our collective efforts, the only way forward out of the one-state reality that we increasingly face on the ground is through engagement between the parties and not through violence."
“I am putting things in a simple way and describing the situation to our enemies as it is - our retaliation plans are prepared, and they were all practiced in advance.”
In July, Fatah and Hamas announced that they have reached agreement to work together to topple Israeli and US “conspiracies.”
"The security forces will, with God's help, get their hands on the perpetrators of this terrible attack and bring them justice," said MK Betzalel Smotrich.
"We welcome the signs that are multiplying that there are conditions to relaunch direct conversations between Palestinians and Israel," he said.
There has not been a meeting between an Israeli defense minister and or prime minister in years. Talks between Israel and the PA broke down in 2014 and have never been revived.
FIDA dubs Hamas decision departure from values of tolerance, brotherhood that have always prevailed among Palestinians, Christians, Muslims
“It will probably be the nicest mikvah in the world,” said Rabbi Mendel Duchman, who works for the JCC.
REGIONAL AFFAIRS: When peace feelers between Egypt and Israel developed after the war, Morocco became a prime facilitator.
Among those who have spoken out about this possibility is Noor Dahri the founder of the British think tank Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism.
The Young Settlements Forum called on Netanyahu and Gantz to shortcut the process by holding a government vote on the matter before the country's heads to a fourth election.
“There is no place for non-Muslims in any way in this mosque, whether through schools, churches or other places of worship.”
Today’s warfare is not about hunting down terrorists in buildings or using tanks, it is also about confronting hi-tech missiles and drones
In 2011, Israel released 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, about a third of whom were serving life sentences for terrorist attacks on Israelis, in exchange for captive soldier Gilad Schalit.
Sudan has had the designation since 1993, on the grounds that ousted President Omar al-Bashir was harboring militant groups. It has cut Sudan off from financial assistance and investment.
Hamas also vowed to confront normalization agreements between the Arab countries and Israel, dubbing them a “national sin that only serve the Zionist enterprise in the region.”
Abbas’s visit comes in the aftermath of the normalization agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco.
Netanyahu visited Oman in 2018 and met with then-leader Sultan Qaboos, Rabin visited Indonesia in 1993.
The report named Maj.-Gen. Ramadan Ramadan as incoming commander of the 1st Corps, replacing Lua’a Ali Ahmad Asa’ad.
The religious branch of the co-ruling PJD party said in a statement the move was "deplorable" and denounced "all attempts at normalisation and the Zionist infiltration."
Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with US help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel.
Middle East countries are rushing toward unprecedented peace deals, but each has its own reasons.
PALESTINIAN AFFAIRS: Recent moves by the Palestinian Authority could ease the Palestinians’ economic crisis, but they also send a signal to the Biden administration that Ramallah still exists.
Egypt steps up pressure on Abbas to revive peace process
In recent years, Jordan has repeatedly called on Israel to “stop its violations and provocations and respect the legal and historical status quo” at the al-Aqsa mosque compound.
This year, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping traditional customers away from the 500-year-old gold market, a narrow lane lined by tiny shops under a vaulted roof.
Airbnb was accused of acting in bad faith by not informing investors of "politically sensitive" business activities.
Hanegbi noted that it was likely that the Knesset would disperse, but he felt it was possible that a decision on the outposts could be made before the government fell.
According to the UN, there are 15,989 Palestinian COVID-19 cases in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and 10,091 in Gaza.
Tuesday marked the 33rd anniversary of the First Intifada.
Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other extremist factions have expressed opposition to Abbas’s intention to resume peace talks with Israel and engage with a Biden administration.
Ashkenazi took part in the panel on “new security partnerships in the Middle East” via video link from the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.
The drone was launched in late October during the IDF's "Lethal Arrow" exercises in the North, which saw the army simulate a war with Hezbollah.
Saudi's FM said it was important to get Israel and the Palestinians back to the negotiating table.
The Czech Republic is the second EU member-state, after Hungary, to open an official diplomatic mission in Jerusalem.
The show featured a map of "Palestine" covering all territory between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, without the State of Israel.
The five resolutions are part of an annual flurry of 20 pro-Palestinian and anti-Israeli texts that the UNGA passes on an annual basis - more than any other country.
Political uncertainty and restrictions on movement behind the phenomenon, experts say.
Hotovely was evasive whether there will eventually be a Palestinian state, but made it clear that no matter what, Jerusalem will remain united.
The Egyptian president said that Cairo will continue its efforts to end the dispute between Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction and Hamas.
The taxes and tariffs to be transferred to the PA amount to NIS 2.5b. ($700m.)
The High Court of Justice ruling is the latest twist in a protracted legal battle with regard to the West Bank herding village of Khan Al-Ahmar that dates back at least eleven years.
"We call upon the new American leadership to intervene, as no progress in the peace process in the Middle East can be made without the US," al-Maliki stated.
Two years ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu first divulged Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as the father of Iran’s nuclear project.
Ashkenazi also planned to open the Israeli Embassy in Manama, at the location where a secret Israeli diplomatic office in Bahrain’s capital one existed.
Viewers of the program would typically still be within the K12 schooling years.
Hamas is strongly opposed to security coordination with Israel and considers it a form of “collaboration with the Zionist enemy.”