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.
PLO Executive Committee Secretary-General Saeb Erekat told the CIA on Thursday the coordination with the agency "stopped as of the end of [Abbas's] speech."
On cooperation with the CIA, Saeb Erekat told reporters in a video call: "It stopped as of the end of the [Palestinian] president’s speech."
Dozens of operatives from the elite unit died while fighting against Turkey in Syria's Idlib, the IDF says they watched and learnt from the battle.
Hezbollah’s Southern Headquarters trains Syrian troops and collects intelligence on IDF
The prosecution is seeking a five-and-a-half-year jail sentence.
"If the result of this agreement is the creation of a terror state in Judea and Samaria, then we are ready to give up on sovereignty" – Yesha Council head David Elhayani.
Today’s Israeli military and political leaders are in many ways part of the withdrawal generation, learning the time’s tough lessons.
INITIALLY, THE Four Mothers focused their message on the importance of saving the lives of their soldier sons in Lebanon through withdrawal.
While then-Prime Minister Ehud Barak downplayed the connection between the two events, officials who were deeply involved in diplomatic events at the time do connect the dots.
Like the War of Attrition, the conflict in Lebanon settled in Israeli consciousness.
“I’m not exactly sure what to make of his statement, but I regret that he has decided to abrogate these agreements,” Pompeo said.
A number of national governments have condemned the inclusion of incitement to violence and antisemitic materials in school textbooks used in Palestinian schools.
“How many times can you repeat the same threat?" a PA official told the 'Post'. "How can you renounce the same agreements you said you renounced five years ago?"
Abbas stressed that the PA was 'absolved' of all agreements and understandings with Israel and the US, including security-related agreements.
Some of the prominent names pressuring for an end to the blockade include Peter Gabriel, British filmmaker Ken Loach, and Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen.
Activist Itamar Ben-Gvir succeeded at getting the High Court to agree that Jewish rights were being infringed, but the justices did not seem to want to weigh in.
The prime minister's speech marked a historic transition from the age of negotiation to the epoch of unilateralism, which is rebranding the approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The UN envoy said annexation "will have legal, political and security implications that will be difficult to deal with, damage prospects for peace, and encourage radicalization on all sides.
The calls come in response to a recent Tweet by the ICC in which Bensouda defended herself against "misinformation and smear campaigns" without giving details.
The EU has long held that this two-state solution should be at the pre-1967 lines, unless modified through an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Thus far, when it comes to curbing corona, the “failed state,” despite limited resources and medical infrastructure, has done even better than Israel.
Canada is a role model and was the first country in the world to adopt a policy of multiculturalism almost 50 years ago.
The arson attack on the Palestinian Dawabsha family home killed 18-month-old Ali and his parents, Sa’ad and Riham.
Behind the Lines: Iranian support appears to lie behind uptick in the terrorist group’s activities in the region.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the state of emergency announced in the West Bank, Palestinians marked this year’s “Nakba Day” with statements and speeches.
"Hamas will not be quiet about prisoners sitting in Israeli prisons; some of them for over 40 years already."
Hamas said in a statement that it has not received an official invitation to participate in the meeting.
#OpJerusalem hack expected on Iran's Jerusalem Day.
The report came hours after clashes were reported overnight in the town of Ya'abad, as IDF soldiers searched for the murderer of Sergeant First Class Amit Ben Yigal.
Sergeant First Class Amit Ben Yigal was killed Tuesday morning after a large rock struck his head during an arrest raid in the West Bank
During the clashes, one Palestinian was hit in the face by rubber bullets and a military jeep was set on fire after being hit by Molotov cocktails.
The PA wants the international community to strongly denounce Israel, while Hamas is talking about the need for renewed violence in the West Bank and an end to the rift with its rivals in Fatah.
Since the beginning of the outbreak, chess websites worldwide report a 50% increase in activity and the amount of games being played online.
PA paid NIS 517.4m. on these salaries in 2019, some NIS 15m. more than previous year
The decision came ahead of legislation set to take force on Saturday, which makes the transfer of 'pay for slay' payments to terrorists a criminal act.
How multidimensional joint operations, lessons from past wars and new technologies have transformed Israel’s army, navy and air force.
Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for the PA presidency, said the Palestinians rejected Friedman’s claim that it was up to Israel to decide on the plan.
In 2018 and 2019 the salary payments appeared in the PA's Budget Performance Reports, but this year they have disappeared, while spending on the PLO has shot up.
'It seems that there is now a real possibility for a deal between Hamas and Israel for the release of all the prisoners of war and those missing in action'
The rocket fired from Gaza was the first in about 40 days.
The meetings will take place as Abbas faces increased pressure from some PLO and Fatah officials to take drastic measures in response to the Israeli plan.
Palestinian officials say Israel marginalized the area to ‘Judaize’ the city and pressure Arab families to leave
According to reports, the deal would be nothing like the 2011 deal for Gilad Shalit, which saw Israel release 1,027 Palestinians, hundreds of whom were serving life sentences for killing Israelis.
Recent Israeli “leaks” about progress in the negotiations to reach a prisoner swap deal were “inaccurate,” a Hamas official said.
Hezbollah knows that it is sitting on a powder keg, in a Lebanon that is financially strapped.
In the past week, PA security forces arrested a number of Hamas activists after they were caught distributing food parcels and cash to needy families.
“At once everything turned over and I knew nothing would ever be the same. That terrible moment stole my happiness and that of my children and all my family,” said El-Rabi.
‘We have seen cooperation and we have seen confrontation. But what we really need to see is Palestinians and Israelis coming together not just to fight the virus, but to fight for peace’
Bennett warned that Israel is not lowering its guard and is "more determined" than Iran, adding that he "wouldn't say that it's been good for [Iran, Hezbollah and Syria] recently."
Thursday’s meeting “will discuss ways of providing political, legal and financial support for the Palestinian leadership so that it can confront the Israeli plan.”
Initial reports claimed that there were casualties and material damage south of Damascus
Netanyahu spoke in a video message at an online conference of the European Coalition for Israel (ECI) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the San Remo Conference.
The Jerusalem District Court had ruled that the PA was liable back in July 2019, but since then Shurat Hadin had to prove their damages.
The left-wing NGO B’Tselem argues that the settlers are exploiting the lockdown measures for their attacks.
"Al-Aqsa is more precious than my children and more precious than my family – Al-Aqsa is my life, Al-Aqsa is my life…"
On all other days, I remember watching him gel his hair, preparing for an all-nighter with his friends, as well as horsing around with his siblings on the living-room couch.
Due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, the main ceremonies at the Western Wall plaza and Mount Herzl to be held without an audience.
"If current trends continue, the damage to the economy risks the very existence of the PA."
The Shin Bet arrested the three before they managed to build a bomb and thwarted the planned terror attacks.
The Palestinian had a pipe bomb that he had intended to use.
The Syrian regime doesn’t always blame Israel for airstrikes in Syria, however it appears it has increased its reporting of incidents in the last few months.
Gantz has opposed annexation in the past. The coalition agreement, however, allows for Netanyahu to move forward on annexation irrespective of Gantz’s position on the matter.
Other major Jewish organizations from both sides of the political spectrum commended the two leaders for coming together, ending over a year of political stalemate in Israel.
The deal may have saved the Trump administration’s peace deal by rescuing Netanyahu from what was shaping up to be a suicidal choice between the Israeli Right or the US President.
According to the survey, about a quarter of Israeli minorities (23%) define themselves primarily as "Israeli" and another half (51%) define their identity as "Israeli-Arab".
A lesson on Newtonian physics used the Palestinian fighters using slingshots to target IDF soldiers as an example of elastic energy.
PMW threatens Palestinians banks if they do not comply
'Pandemic doesn't mean we forgot about annexation'
“The results of the investigation indicate the depth of ties between Iran and the PFLP and their efforts to carry out espionage and terrorist activities within Israel," the Shin Bet said.
Event comes days after drone strike blamed on Israel targeted Hezbollah vehicle
"We are optimistic that we will achieve results, in the same way that we did in the Gilad Shalit deal."
Reports on the attack conflicted on both the identity of the target and whether the target survived
Some 50 tests were taken to the military's laboratory in Tzrifin.
A German mediator who was involved in the release of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit in 2011 is participating in the current talks.
New footage shows the commander of the new First Corps in the Syrian Army on a tour of the sites known to be used by Hezbollah accompanied by Hezbollah's southern commander.
The longer annexation is delayed, the closer we get to November, when the US election will take place. Trump could be more hesitant to have a risky move made in his name when he is up for reelection.
When the committee started working, it decided that its conclusions will be published only after Schalit (who was kidnapped in 2006 and released in 2011) will be released from Hamas captivity.
With soldiers enforcing a shutdown on cities and bare-bones Seders held around the country, Israel adjusts to its first quarantined holiday
The Palestinian activists have been holding conversations through Zoom and other social media platforms with people from all around the world, including Israel, about life in the Gaza Strip.
Demanding equality for Palestinians in IDF courts, but defending a top police officer accused of sexual harassment, Shaul Gordon doesn’t fit in a box.
The absence of such products has harmed the Gaza business sector in the midst of the global economic crisis
Several Palestinians who were caught trying to smuggle workers from Israel in their vehicles were arrested by the PA security forces in the past few days.
Why would Gantz start talking about the long-forgotten idea of settlement blocs, a concept that is way less than the solution Trump has floated?
"Partial annexation is likely to set in motion a chain reaction over which Israel will have no control," warned Commanders For Israel.
Sinwar also declared that the coronavirus pandemic was retribution for the decision by President Donald Trump to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May 2018.
PLO: Settlements are spreading the disease to Palestinians.
Guterres in his report said he was particularly concerned by the impact of the virus in conflict areas where the population is most vulnerable.
Israeli security forces carried out 72 search-and-arrest operations in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, arresting 64 Palestinians including 10 minors.
SECURITY: The Gaza corona conundrum
UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov spoke as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party heads are at odds over whether the next government would impose sovereignty over West Bank settlements.
US Deputy Ambassador Cherith Norman: Israeli-Palestinian joint activity to halt the spread of the coronavirus crisis is akin to the type of cooperation and dialogue necessary to resolve the conflict.
Criticism comes despite cooperation with Israel in combating the pandemic.
The rallies were called for March 30 to mark the second anniversary of the so-called "Great March of Return" which had prompted weekly protests by Palestinians.
Gaza in a "contained panic," says former COGAT adviser on Palestinian affairs
The PA Religious Affairs Ministry has recommended that Palestinians should avoid mosques and instead pray at home due to the risk of contracting COVID-19.