Two months after a Florida teenager of Palestinian origin was allegedly brutally thrashed in custody for having protested against the revenge killing of his Palestinian cousin, an Israeli police officer was on Thursday charged for the assault, Israeli Justice Ministry said reportedly.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is "alarmed" by Israeli plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank, his spokesman said Monday.
Jerusalem: In what an Israeli rights group called the largest land grab in decades, Civil Administration in the West Bank on Sunday confiscated nearly 1000 acres of Palestinian land near Bethlehem, a move described as “counterproductive” by the US.
As the cross-border war goes on raging with Palestinian death toll topping 2100, it turns out that it`s not just the Gazans who are on the receiving end of the violence, but Israeli residents too, are bearing the brunt.
In what raises questions at the lofty Palestinian death toll in recent cross-border violence, a video emerged that showed dead bodies, presumably killed in Israeli strikes, moving beneath the white shrouds.
Even as the negotiators from both the sides struggled to make last-ditch efforts to agree on a longer-term truce, the extended ceasefire was violated as Israel reported that three rockets were fired from Gaza on Tuesday.
With Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu making it clear that there would be no Gaza deal without ensuring Israel`s security, questions loom on the future of truce talks in Cairo as a five-day ceasefire is set to expire on Monday.
Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip`s only power plant on Tuesday, witnesses said, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people.