Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Five questions on Palestinian unity deal

 Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a unity deal in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending their decade-long dispute.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid: Official

Baker however rejected the notion that Palestinians would be able to initiate arrest warrants at will against Israelis by joining Interpol.

Sep 27, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed: Israel police

A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the occupied West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Aging and ailing, who will succeed current Palestinian leaders?

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly dismissing Abbas as no partner for peace, Israel`s security establishment likes his steady hand and the fact he favours peaceful resistance over violence. Those best positioned around Abbas largely have the same perspective.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source

Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source

Two Jordanians died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source said. Police said earlier that the two Jordanians worked for a furniture firm and entered the embassy compound before the shooting to do repairs. Police did not identify the wounded Israeli, and few other details were immediately available. 

Jul 24, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Israeli forces arrest Hamas leaders in West Bank raid

Israel installed security cameras on Sunday at the mosque.

Jul 23, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

UN calls for immediate de-escalation of violence in Jerusalem

With at least three killed so far and over 100 injured in the violence emanating from Jerusalem, the United Nations has called for an immediate de-escalation of tensions and asserted that all religious liberties must be respected.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
 Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli forces near Bethlehem: Ministry

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli forces near Bethlehem: Ministry

There was no sign of any link between the two incidents. 


Jul 14, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike: Prison Service

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners incarcerated in Israeli jails ended a 40-day hunger strike on Saturday, the Israel Prisons Service said.

May 27, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Hamas names chief suspect in commander killing

A military court in Gaza on Monday held the first hearing of three men accused of assassinating a Hamas military leader, naming the chief suspect for the first time.

May 15, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Palestinian attempts stabbing, shot by Israeli forces: Police

A Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli police near a flashpoint holy site in Hebron in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and was shot and wounded, Israeli authorities said.

May 04, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Palestinian stabs three Israelis in Jerusalem's Old City, shot dead: Police

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank stabbed and wounded three Israelis in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday before being shot dead by border guards, police said.

Apr 01, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Angela Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

United States shift on two-state solution irresponsible: Palestinians

US President Donald Trump`s break with decades of support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is irresponsible and does not advance peace, a senior Palestinian said on Wednesday.

Feb 15, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hails US veto of Palestinian as Libya envoy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday hailed the US veto of a Palestinian to be named UN envoy to Libya, saying the world body failed to give equal consideration to Israelis.

Feb 12, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

US expresses objection to Palestinian as UN envoy to Libya

The United States objected on Friday to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres` choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the body`s new representative to Libya.

Feb 11, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Palestinian plows truck into Israeli soldiers, four dead

Palestinian plows truck into Israeli soldiers, four dead

The driver was also killed at the location overlooking holy sites in the Old City such as the Dome of the Rock and providing one of the most spectacular views of Jerusalem.

Jan 08, 2017, 22:00 PM IST
Israeli soldier convicted for shooting wounded Palestinian

Israeli soldier convicted for shooting wounded Palestinian

An Israeli soldier accused of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian attacker after he had been disarmed of a knife has been convicted for manslaughter in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Rocket siren sounds in southern Israeli community near Gaza border

Israel's air force hit a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip today after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel, the military said.

Oct 24, 2016, 14:48 PM IST