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 Samaria Regional Council plans to sue the left-wing NGO B'Ttselem for slander after it alleged that settlers had set fire to fields near a Palestinian village.
Kushner is founding the "Abraham Accords Institute for Peace," to work on deepening agreements Israel reached last year with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco.
Fatah's Nablus branch made a post on its official Facebook page, within hours of the attack, calling on "honored" members of the Palestinian community to delete the security footage.
At the end of the talks, the Israeli negotiating team updated Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, and they held discussions on their next steps.
The violence followed Sunday's Palestinian drive-by-shooting attack against a crowded bus stop at the Tapuah Junction in the West Bank that injured three and left two teens in serious condition.
‘Israeli measures, settler attacks could lead to intifada’
The talks will take place at the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) base in Naquora, near Rosh Hanikra, with US mediation, as they did in October and November of 2020.
Jewish extremists thought to be settlers attacked the village of Jalud, according to NGO Yesh Din
While Israelis are in mourning, the pro-Hezbollah and extremist pro-Palestinian social media accounts are calling this a “blessed Friday” posting photos of the body bags.
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“There will be no elections without Jerusalem,” Abbas said in opening remarks during a meeting of leaders of several Palestinian factions in Ramallah.
"We are examining the renewal of talks based on the known disputed territory," Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz's spokesman said.
The new guideline doubles down on the European Parliament’s commitment to prevent EU donations from ending up in the hands of terrorists, by calling for proactive recovery of funds.
“Within the next two weeks, we have al-Quds Day, Laylat al-Qadr, Eid al-Fitr, Jerusalem Day and Shavuot. I wish us all good luck; we are going to need it.”
The attack left al-Obra and his daughter lightly injured, after being pelted with rocks outside of the Damascus Gate.
It wasn't bad enough Israel lacks a government to deal with tensions that are ratcheting up with Iran and the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Now Netanyahu also has to weigh a possible war with Hamas.
The fishing zone in the Gaza Strip has been completely closed until further notice.
Many have blamed the popular short-video sharing platform for playing a role in the recent security escalation, which ultimately has included the firing of dozens of rockets into Israel.
The demonstrations are an attempt to put pressure on the Israeli leadership "to express Israel's sovereignty" by bringing back the bodies for a Jewish burial.
It is possible there were multiple interceptions by the Iron Dome defense system.
Religious Zionist Party leader Bezalel Smotrich criticized the removal of the barricades, saying that it was "succumbing to terror" and could end up encouraging further violence.
In a statement, the PA leadership condemned the “incitement to kill Arabs by settlers and far-Right groups who are protected by the Israeli army and police.”
Six of the rockets were intercepted throughout the night. Most of them landed in open fields and were fired to short ranges.
Much remains unclear about the incident on April 22, including why Syria fired a missile so wildly and so far south into Israel – and whether Israel’s interceptors failed to stop the threat.
Gold released the report published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, which he heads, because of his concern that the opposite view is gaining traction in Washington.
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Head of Hebron's Jewish community Hillel Horowitz spoke of the religious ties that bind Jews and Muslims, such as their common ancestry as descents of the biblical Abraham.
“Jerusalem is a red line for Jordan, the king and our people, as it is a red line for the State of Palestine.”
This is Fatah's way of winning votes - by presenting itself as being at the forefront of the battle against Israeli measures and policies in the city.
“This investigation gives the impression of being a partial and prejudicial attack on a friend and ally of the UK’s," said PM Boris Johnson.
Sources had previously told Reuters that a Sudanese delegation comprising security and intelligence officials would travel to Israel next week.
Callamard began her duties as secretary-general just last month.
Among these parties are two of the major front-runners: Hamas and Fatah.
“Hamas is using the arrests to gain more sympathy among the Palestinians.”
"We know that more hatred and more anger will never lead us out of this," Gere said in a video appearance at the annual Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony to mark Remembrance Day.
IDF intelligence suffering because of the move from North to South.
It also renewed its commitment to the two-state solution “based on the foundations of international legitimacy.”
No other country has been subjected to the sort of missile threats Israel faces and no other country has really created an integrated multi-layered air defense system like Israel has.
State Department spokesman Ned Price assured that the funding was “absolutely consistent with relevant US law.”
The apartments were reportedly purchased by Ateret Cohanim, an organization that has long been working to expand Jewish presence in east Jerusalem.
Among the organizations working with Hadassah are the ADL, B'nai B'rith, OU, ZOA, Christians United for Israel and IMPACT-se.
Marking 10 years since Iron Dome’s first operational interception, leading figures in developing the missile defense system set the record straight on its evolution
Haftar, the son of the Libyan General, is currently eyeing Libya's presidential seat, which will be decided in December of this year.
The status quo only allows for Muslim worshipers to pray at the site, which is the third holiest site in Islam and Judaism's most holy sites.
Blinken said Washington was taking the step even though it continued "to disagree strongly with the ICC's actions relating to the Afghanistan and Palestinian situations."
"This has been the longstanding position of previous administrations of both parties over the course of many decades," Price said.
‘We have incidents almost every day; our basic mission is to allow life to stay normal’
There is no memorial plaque near where Itzkowitz was murdered. He lies in a forsaken nearly unmarked grave.
The PA had boycotted the conference, but some individual Palestinians did participate.
They are free to temporarily place the conflict on the back burner.
‘We are picking our best combat warriors, without differentiating whether they are a man or a woman.’
The enclave is a piece of territory between the concrete border that was constructed after the Second Lebanon War in 2006, and the Blue Line.
Israel could have taken the easy way out and attacked without phone calls or warning strikes. But it didn’t. The IDF officers and soldiers in the command center knew what they had to do.
In 2006, Sa’adat was sentenced to 30 years in prison for heading an illegal terrorist organization and for his responsibility for the assassination of Ze’evi.
It has said it will continue to urge other countries to normalize ties with Israel, but stressed that is not a substitute for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
The IDF arrested three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon into Israel near Kiryat Shmona.
Asked for comment, the IDF said the incident was under examination.
"Either we will establish a future for them without bloodshed or we will leave them to the fate we have lived."
According to Palestinian Media Watch, TV programs glorified Dalal Mughrabi, leader of a terrorist attack known as "The Coastal Road Massacre."
Halabi claims all activities were humanitarian.
“The printing houses of Hamas are a propaganda tool which are a cog in a machine of incitement, lies and terror.”
“The IDF knows a lot about Nasrallah. Nasrallah knows this and knows a lot about Israel, but there could still be an escalation which is different from how he usually acts.”
Palestinian FM called it "a blatant attack on the Palestinian people and their rights, a flagrant violation of international law."
A list of Israeli-Jordanian crisis points, most of which center on the Temple Mount.
The Gazan Interior Ministry released an animated video simulating the incident.
Students were asked to put together memorial projects for the deceased "shahids." The projects featured photos from funeral and songs glorifying the terrorists.
The PA had been in "constant contact" with ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda since they first arrived at the court in 2014.
Israel has a policy of not arresting children under the age of 12.
Israeli forces fired flares at the border with Lebanon, near Meiss Ej Jabal, but no injuries were confirmed.
Over 60 organizations took part in the Gaza event, organized by The Global Campaign to Return to Palestine, a broad network including many BDS groups.
The US “totally ignored the legitimate rights of the Palestinians to have a viable state, while the Israeli occupation state continues to annex vast areas of the Palestinian territory."
Hundreds of Israelis could find themselves at risk by court decision; Israel bracing for protracted legal battle.
Some Palestinian media sources are blaming Israel for the incident.
The headline for the photo read: "He killed the Palestinians with the weapon of racism!" The caption: "Adolf Netanyahu."
The grenades date back to the Six Day War (1967) and Yom Kippur War (1973,) corresponding with dominant Syrian presence in the Golan back then.
Southern Command uses mock Palestinian city to exercise various scenarios ahead of possible future confrontation.
"Diplomatic, legal and financial support for Palestinian communities at risk of demolition and forcible transfer should be increased."
The Lebanon war started in September 1982 and ended with the Israeli withdrawal in May 2000.
"I hope that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can find its way to join the Abraham Accords," Pompeo continued. "I know that many inside that country want that to take place."
Israel has carried out more than 1,500 airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria.
“230 Jewish extremists stormed the mosque (on Sunday), conducted tours, and practiced public Talmudic rituals and prayers inside its yards.”
Israel has vaccinated nearly half of its population while the PA has barely started.
Israel has been caught engaging in “vaccine diplomacy,” promising doses to far-off foreign governments before meeting the needs of those they occupy.
Netanyahu also emphasized his close relationships with Democrats and Republicans, and that he has criticized both when he felt their policies were not in Israel’s interests, the source said.
An official from the PA and a senior official with the Jordanian-controlled Administration of Jerusalem’s Wakf and al-Aqsa Mosque Affairs said they were unaware of any such request.
The IDF changes — led by the 91st Galilee Division – were done in recent months, in which the unit carried out significant measures to step up its preparedness.
Speaking at the Brookings institute webinar, the King added that “It is time to turn towards conflict resolution, not management and focus on the end goal instead of losing ourselves in the process.”
The move comes as the Biden administration persistently warns Israel against unilateral steps in the West Bank such as settlement development.
The Qatari statement, published on its Foreign Ministry website, came two days after Reuters reported that closed-door negotiations on the pipeline had reached a breakthrough.
Norway FM: This cooperation is important to help the Palestinians roll out a COVID-19 vaccination program, for which additional donor funding is needed.
Some Hamas representatives claimed that they were warned by Israeli authorities against presenting their candidacy.
The amount makes up 3.25% of the PA’s budget for last year, and is about NIS 5m. ($1.5m.) less than last year.
Earlier on Monday, Palestinian media reported that an IDF vessel fired two shells near a fishing boat off the coast of the Gaza Strip.
The prisoner swap happened so quickly that the public barely learned an Israeli woman had been held in Syria before she was already safely back in Israel.
Israel has already begun to shape its strategy in relation to the new administration in Washington.