Palestinians

Iran calls on Muslim nations to step up efforts against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Iran calls on Muslim nations to step up efforts against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel denies attack claim

Two Palestinians killed in Gaza, Israel denies attack claim

The circumstances of the incident, which occurred near Gaza`s northern border with Israel, were initially unclear.

Dec 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

Demonstrators -- many in white Islamic robes and skullcaps -- gathered outside the US embassy in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country to vent their anger against the unilateral decision.

Dec 10, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem`s Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Donald Trump envoy heads to Israel for holy site crisis talks

Donald Trump envoy heads to Israel for holy site crisis talks

Israel installed metal detectors at entrances to the site, which includes Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, following an attack on July 14 that killed two policemen.

Jul 24, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother

Six people died on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Protests after Israel restricts Jerusalem Old City prayers

The rare ban came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack nearby a week ago that killed two policemen.

Jul 21, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

No link between Palestinian Jerusalem attackers and any armed group: Israeli police

No connection has been found between three Palestinians who carried out a fatal attack in Jerusalem on Friday and any organisation, Israeli police said on Saturday, after Islamic State had claimed the assault.

Jun 17, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Israel, Palestinians have failed to prosecute war crimes: UN

Israeli and Palestinians authorities must ensure that victims of violations in their long conflict have access to justice and reparations, the report said.
 

Jun 12, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
Donald Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now: Official

Donald Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now: Official

President Donald Trump has decided not to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem for now, a US official said Thursday, shying away from a major campaign promise.

Jun 01, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

May 13, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike on Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian Authority official said.

Apr 17, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Netanyahu seeks deal with Trump on settlement construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he was in discussions with Donald Trump's administration on ways to move ahead with settlement construction ahead of fresh talks with a top adviser to the US president.

Mar 16, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians turn to God, Putin against Donald Trump's US embassy move

Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Jan 13, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Dec 29, 2016, 02:12 AM IST

Palestinians condemn Israel bill to legalise settler homes

Palestinian leaders on Monday denounced an Israeli bill to legalise several thousand Jewish homes in the occupied West Bank, vowing to take up the issue at the UN Security Council.

Nov 15, 2016, 00:44 AM IST
Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a shooting rampage in Jerusalem killed two people and wounded five others, police said Monday.

Oct 10, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

I care more about Palestinians than their leaders: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday said he cares more about the Palestinian people than their leaders do, in his first response to allegations of aid theft by Hamas.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes after attacks

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes in the occupied West Bank.

Jul 04, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Israel razes homes of 2 Palestinian assailants

Israeli forces demolished the West Bank homes of two Palestinian knifemen whose December attack led to the death of two Israelis.

Jul 04, 2016, 12:51 PM IST