Egypt opens border with Gaza for second time in a month

For the second time in a month, Egypt has opened its border with Gaza. This has the potential to alleviate the economic hardship the closed...

UN: Israel needs to stop settlement expansion

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the construction of illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and announces them as illegal. “Progress towards peace...

Hamas says member behind Jerusalem bus bombing

The Islamist movement Hamas on Thursday praised a young Palestinian it says was a member who carried out a Jerusalem bus bombing earlier this...

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian shepherds, activists in the West Bank: video

Fifteen masked Israeli settlers attacked members of the Taayush organisation, an Israeli and Palestinian nonviolent action group, in the Jordan Valley area of the...

Homeless Gazans struggle during harsh winter

Azza al-Najjar struggles in vain to keep her two-year-old warm by wrapping him in blankets in her prefabricated metal home as a winter storm...

748 refugee families in Gaza receive UN sponsored subsidies

UNRWA was able to disburse over US$ 1.59 million in funding available for transitional shelter cash assistance (US$ 332,975), reconstruction (US$ 403,934) and repair...

Israel destroys 11 Palestinian homes near Jerusalem

Israeli authorities early Tuesday destroyed 11 Palestinian homes in an area on the outskirts of Jerusalem divided from the city by Israel's separation wall,...

Russia to use its airbase in Syria to conduct joint military...

Starting next summer, Russia and Israel will conduct their very first joint military exercise over the Mediterranean, according to Israeli website DEBKAfile. This was agreed...

Israeli Defense Forces arrest 5 Palestinians in the West Bank

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reportedly arrested 5 Palestinians inside the occupied West Bank on Wednesday after raiding several farms in Jenin and Hebron. According...

Israeli court dands Palestinian two life sentences for murder

(AFP) An Israeli military court sentenced a Palestinian, Monday, to two life terms for allegedly shooting dead Israeli hiker Danny Gonen in the occupied West...