Arab Israeli Conflict

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.

  World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder speaks in a video address to the Jerusalem Post 1

WJC President Lauder: Israel in a more dangerous place today than ever before

“For decades, Israel’s enemies have been trying to defeat it politically," said Lauder. "And today, they are succeeding.”

Golani soldier injured in Hebron; Bus attacked in clashes in Jerusalem

Bus driver and teen injured from stones * A video shows an undercover Border Policeman firing a gun at the sky during arrest at Herod's Gate.

Clashes erupt between Border Police, Palestinians at Damascus Gate

Bus routes in the area, specifically to the Western Wall, were altered due to the clashes.

On This Day: Israeli minister Rehavam Ze'evi assassinated by terrorists 20 years ago

Ze'evi was a right-wing politician who advocated for population transfer. He was killed by Palestinian terrorists outside his hotel room.

17/10/2021

PA President Abbas trying to block Israel-Hamas prisoner deal - report

Abbas is seeking to hinder the Egyptian mediation efforts because of his objection to the inclusion of jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti.

Are Israel and Hamas close to reaching a prisoner exchange deal?

The rare gathering of the Hamas leadership in Cairo has led many Palestinians to believe that a deal is about to be announced.

Islamic Jihad announces general alert amid prison tensions

The PIJ announced a general alert as 150 of its prisoners launched a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

14/10/2021

IDF troops preparing for the next round with Gaza

IDF troops held a large-scale drill to prepare for the next round with terror groups in Gaza.

Border Police officer injured in ramming attack north of Jerusalem

A Border Police officer was seriously injured in a ramming attack in Kalandiya, north of Jerusalem.

14/10/2021

Hundreds of Palestinians launch hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched a hunger strike in protest against alleged "repressive measures."

13/10/2021
The IDF West Bank Courts continues to be disrupted by political and legal battle.

Top IDF W. Bank Court: Must enforce punitive damages against murderers

The ruling reverses the decision to limit damages for the family of St.-Sgt. Ronen Lubarsky to NIS 258,000.

Are security forces helping Jewish rioters attack Palestinians, MK asks

There have been 400 documented cases of such violence so far this year, and 500 incidents last year, Meretz MK Michal Rozin said.

  Democratic New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer speaks at the Jerusalem Post 10th Annual Conference

Gottheimer: Shocked by Harris response to genocide slur against Israel

“Congress swiftly acts and acts overwhelmingly to stand with our historic ally, the democracy in the region and our critical ally in the fight against terror," said Gottheimer.

 former US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman speaks at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference, Octob

Friedman: A US retreat from world stage could doom Abraham Accords

The Accords, said Friedman, were possible because they were backed by a strong US that guided and encouraged ties between Arab nations and Israel.

Hamas is increasing its activity in Lebanon and angering Hezbollah

Report by the ALMA Center finds the Gaza-based group is angering Hezbollah by secretly increasing its military force buildup.

Clashes erupt between Border Police, Palestinians in Jerusalem

A number of buses and private vehicles were reportedly damaged due to rock-throwing during the clashes.

Palestinian Authority cancels meeting with FIFA president

The PA cancelled due to Gianni Infantino's appearance at Friedman Center's gala on Monday, which it views as a "violation of the Islamic religion."

11/10/2021

Arabs clash with police in east Jerusalem over grave exhumation

Police confirmed that they were called to the area to inspect bones uncovered at the site, which were then returned to their original location. 

Jerusalem court rules only non-noticeable prayer allowed on Temple Mount

The state appealed a ruling which implied support for quiet Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount as Palestinians threatened violence.

09/10/2021
 A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020

HRW: Facebook censors Palestinian posts on Israeli human rights abuses

Human Rights Watch also claimed Facebook designating Hamas and PFLP as "dangerous organizations" is a threat to free expression.

Settlers versus Palestinians: 'This was a battle for our homes'

PALESTINIAN AFFAIRS: The Simhat Torah violence in Khirbet al-Mufaqarah in the South Hebron Hills leaves more questions than answers.

Palestinians outraged over court ruling allowing Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Palestinian groups warned of an escalation after an Israeli court ruled in support of Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount.

07/10/2021

Egypt to increase trade with Gaza starting Sunday - report

Egypt will reportedly allow increased trade and travel through the Rafah crossing with Gaza starting on Sunday.

07/10/2021
HAMAS LEADERS Ismail Haniyeh and Yahya Sinwar march to protest US President Donald Trump’s ‘Deal of

Hamas pushes for prisoner swap, warns of 'explosion' during Egypt visit

A Hamas delegation pushed for a prisoner swap with Israel, while warning "violations" of Jerusalem could cause situation to explode.

06/10/2021
  Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan was prevented from bringing picture proving antisemitic nature of

UN prevented Erdan from displaying pro-Hitler posts by UNRWA teacher

The ambassador meant to display the post during a session on the agency to illustrate his concern about the problem of incitement in UNRWA schools, but he was barred.

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