World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Israeli troops have shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian man during unrest at a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Palestinian medics said today.
World News | Agence Frence-Presse | Thursday February 12, 2015
A top UN official warned today of another potential conflict in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel to lift its blockade and the Palestinians to end in-fighting to avoid further violence.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The Palestinians will open an embassy in Stockholm today night, cementing closer ties just months after Sweden became the first western European Union country to recognise Palestine as a state.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Tuesday February 3, 2015
The head of a UN inquiry into last summer's conflict between Israel and Gaza said on Monday he would resign after Israeli allegations of bias due to consultancy work he did for the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 31, 2015
An Egyptian court today banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 22, 2015
A knife-wielding Palestinian attacked passengers on a morning rush-hour bus in Tel Aviv Wednesday, wounding 12 people, before being shot by a passing prison officer in the latest lone-wolf attack.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) also managed to tweet in support of Palestine and against the bombing of Syria.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a preliminary probe on Friday that could clear the way for a full-scale investigation into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories - plunging the court into the most politically...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 15, 2015
The council was meeting as Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo decided to make another attempt to win approval for a UN resolution on ending Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 10, 2015
Ukrainian military officials said today that four soldiers were killed in one day as separatists intensified shelling of government positions ahead of peace talks expected in the coming week.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said late Tuesday that the state of Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1, a high-stakes move that will enable the Palestinians to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
An Israeli military court today handed three life sentences to a Palestinian militant convicted of organising the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 6, 2015
A fierce debate is raging within Israel's military over the extent to which soldiers should be held legally accountable for their actions during last year's Gaza war, with commanders increasingly at odds with military lawyers.
World News | Jerusalem | Sunday January 4, 2015
srael has decided to freeze a monthly revenue transfer to the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's approach to the International Criminal Court and other international agencies, an Israeli official said today.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 3, 2015
Israel is looking at ways to prosecute senior Palestinians for war crimes in the United States and elsewhere in response to Palestinian steps to join the International Criminal Court, an Israeli official said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
A US diplomatic convoy visiting the West Bank to investigate a complaint by Palestinian farmers over vandalism of olive trees was pelted with stones by suspected Jewish settlers today, Israeli police said.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
The Palestinians submitted documents to the United Nations to join the International Criminal Court today, a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 2, 2015
Israel's former Finance Minister today said the government's rush to allot tens of millions of dollars to West Bank settlements last month amounted to corruption, as he sought to link the secretive spending spree to a growing wave of scandals ahead o...
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 1, 2015
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed on to 20 international agreements on Wednesday, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a day after a bid for independence by 2017 failed at the United Nations Security Council.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas is to apply immediately to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), senior officials said today, after the UN Security Council rejected a resolution on ending the Israeli occupation.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The UN Security Council rejected a Palestinian resolution calling for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories by late 2017.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The UN Security Council was expected to vote on Tuesday on a Palestinian draft resolution that calls for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories by late 2017, a measure that is unlikely to pass due to strong opposition from Washington.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Arab UN delegations on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal to forge a peace deal with Israel within a year and end Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by late 2017, despite Israeli and US opposition.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 29, 2014
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who had been hurling rocks at cars on a highway in the occupied West Bank today, a military spokeswoman said.