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People in the capital Damascus heard the sound of powerful explosions as a result of the firing of air defenses triggered by the missile attack.
Thousands of Palestinians took part in Friday demonstrations
No way to achieve peace in an environment of violence, says Trump
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry cannot verify authenticity of Israeli media reports, says media office
The Foreign Affairs Ministry’s justification for why Egypt did not proceed with its resolution in the UN security council is fragile and irrational, says analyst
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation of FIFA rules and has demanded that the group ensure that future games be staged within the borders of Israel prior to the 1967 Middle East war. The HRW …
Talks on Palestinian issue witnessed a lot of progress in recent months, says EU envoy
The aeroplane went down in the Mediterranean in mid-May, claiming the lives of all 66 on board
Photos by Asmaa Gamal
(The following is a transcript of a lecture presented at the Middle East Institute’s conference “The Middle East peace process after the Arab uprisings”.) Israeli Palestinian youth hold a racist Israeli society responsible for their plight but feel a Palestinian society that refuses to acknowledge their plight is equally guilty. Abed recalls a childhood friend …
Center-right politician Avi Gabbay has stepped down as environment minister, saying the governnment has swung too far to the right. His resignation comes shortly after Prime Minister Netanyahu reshuffled his cabinet.
Many in Israel felt justice had finally been done when Hezbollah announced one of its top officials, Samir Kantar, was killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on a Damascus suburb. Israel hasn’t confirmed involvement.
Netanyahu under fire for unethical practices in pushing for deal with Noble Energy
Israeli forces raided a radio station and confiscated equipment Tuesday, amid continued tension in the Occupied Territories
Current conditions indicate the Israeli government’s failure to carry out its responsibilities to protect holy sites under international law, says Al-Sisi
By James M. Dorsey Legal and diplomatic battles in United Nations organisations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu. The contours of the coming battles …
By James M. Dorsey A football brawl in Israel’s politically most loaded derby and an alleged subsequent raid by the Israeli military on the offices of Israel’s foremost Palestinian football club reflects a hardening of the Israeli-Palestinian divide as Israel debates legislation that would emphasise the Jewish national rather than the democratic nature of the …
2 soldiers injured and evacuated to Israeli hospital for treatment
The call comes after an UN-administered school and a market in the Gaza Strip were struck, killing dozens including children
At least 60 people died in a single Gaza neighbourhood as Israeli death toll rises to 7, 5 of whom were soldiers
Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on all parties to accept its ceasefire initiative
AFP – The teenage son of an Israeli defence ministry contractor was killed on the Golan Sunday in the most serious incident on the plateau since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011. Israel’s defence ministry and the army said the 15-year-old was killed when a blast hit the car he was travelling in with …
The army says more than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three youngsters Israel says were kidnapped by Hamas militants from a settlement bloc in the southern West Bank on Thursday night.
Reconciliation efforts continue in Doha between Palestinian leaders
Armed group Beit Al-Maqdis claims an Israeli drone strike killed four of its members while the Egyptian armed forces denies any Israeli involvement in the incident
Egyptian ambassador delivers a letter from interim president Adly Mansour to Palestinian President
He was assaulted while celebrating Joyous Saturday, the last day of the Holy Week in the Church of Holy Sepulchre
CNN said US and Western intelligence agencies were reviewing information suggesting Israel had likely conducted a strike overnight on Thursday.