Dirar Abu Sisi, the operating manager of the only power plant in the Gaza Strip, went missing Feb. 19 after boarding a train in eastern Ukraine, where he had gone to apply for citizenship.
The same fence rings the simple one-story house, separating it from the surrounding settlement houses. Some of those dwellings are so close that the family can hear the insults shouted by a nearby Jewish neighbor.
The US informed Arab governments it will support a UN Security Council statement reaffirming the 15-nation body "does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity," aimed at avoiding vetoing a stronger Palestinian resolution cal
In what could be a serious blow to Israel's narrative on the killing of humanitarian activists making their way to Gaza through international waters, raw video appears to provide evidence that the IDF opened fire on the flotilla even before boarding
Ripple effects of the Egyptian uprising are now spreading to Gaza, where some groups are planning a new rally next week. Moves by some Gazans to mimic protesters in Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen by taking to the streets are making the Hamas government ner
Palestinian negotiators were willing in 2008 to concede sections of East Jerusalem to Israeli control as part of a final peace deal, according to a newly exposed cache of memos that al-Jazeera TV said came from the talks. Minutes detailing the con
Turkish Prime Minister blasted an Israeli probe's conclusion that a raid on Gaza-bound aid ships did not violate international law, saying it had no credibility. 'How can a report ordered and prepared in the same country (Israel) have any value?' the
The United States instructed its Middle East diplomats in 2008 to gather data on encrypted Israeli communications and build financial and "biometric" profiles of Palestinian leaders, a leaked embassy cable shows. The secret memorandum, signed by then
Israeli soldiers killed a 65-year-old Palestinian in his bedroom Friday during a pre-dawn raid to seize a Hamas suspect who lived in the same building, in what the army admitted was a mistake. The man was shot as troops swooped on houses in the occup
A group calling itself the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign has paid King County $1,794 so that 12 buses will carry that message around town, starting two days after Christmas. That's December 27: the two-year anniversary of Israeli attacks on Gaz
Members of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas' Fatah party asked Israel to attack rival Palestinian movement Hamas in 2007, diplomatic cables leaked by secrets site WikiLeaks show. The latest batch of cables quote the head of Israel's Shin Bet sec
Two Israeli soldiers received suspended sentences and demotions on Sunday for using a Palestinian child as a human shield during the 2008-2009 Gaza war, an army spokeswoman said. The soldiers were convicted on October 3 for forcing a nine-year-old
Israel's military has condemned the publication of the names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers by a website that calls the troops "war criminals". The site also published the addresses and identification numbers of many of the Israelis, who it
Israeli settlers have begun building new homes at an extraordinary pace since the government lifted its moratorium on West Bank housing starts – almost 550 in three weeks, more than four times faster than the last two years.
A YouTube video showing a dancing Israeli soldier shimmying near a bound and blindfolded Palestinian woman went viral on the Internet embarrassing the Israeli military and fueling fresh debate about morals and accountability in the armed forces.
An Israeli military court convicted 2 soldiers of using a Palestinian child as a human shield by forcing him to check for booby traps during the 2008-2009 Gaza war. Ordering a 9-year-old boy to search bags confiscated from arrested Palestinians
Israel's foreign minister wants to redraw the country's borders, excluding some Arab citizens. The announcement comes amongst heightened tensions in the region due to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. (what a surprise) Foreign Minister Avigdor Liebe
US president meets with Israeli prime minister and Palestinian president in one-on-one White House meetings.
A review of Hamas' financial dealings, shows there is a new group of businesspeople emerging within the organization that are using a significant amount of cash to acquire assets yet not everyone praises Hamas's rule.
Hamas militants claimed responsibility for the killing of four Jewish settlers in the West Bank Tuesday, an attack that seemed aimed at torpedoing a new round of peace talks in Washington this week between Israel and the Palestinians.
The cause of all this destruction is water — or, rather, the lack of it. The ground is collapsing into sinkholes because the water beneath it is retreating. And the water is retreating because the Dead Sea, a storied feature of the landscape since at
Over the last ten years, the Israel Defense Forces have increasingly restricted Palestinian access to farmland on the Gazan side of the Israeli-Gaza border as well as to fishing zones along the Gaza beach, a United Nations report revealed Thursday.
One week after banning women smoking pipes in public Hamas Islamic movement that controls the Gaza Strip has banned shops from displaying women’s underwear in their windows, saying it offends public morality.
On July 18, a bombshell report appeared in the Israeli daily Yediot Aharanot. The was buried on page 8 as a small news item, stated that 550 officers and soldiers who participated in Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip in late 2008 and early 2009 have
Israel's military on Tuesday prepared to stop a Libyan aid ship that's en route to try to breach Israel's sea blockade of the Gaza Strip. An Israeli army spokeswoman said the navy had contacted the ship in the early morning hours, asking it to id
"You should not throw a rock through your neighbor's window and then yell anti-Semite!" says Rabbi for Jews United Against Zionism...."Ahmadinejad has a Jewish community in Iran"...
X-Marine and X-American Kenneth O'Keefe talks about the mission of the flotilla to break the Israeli blockade and the events that took place.
On the Turkish-based International Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) flotilla for Gaza, and those "Troublesome Jews" in Palestine.
Israel announced on Sunday it will allow all strictly "civilian" goods into Gaza while preventing certain weapons and dual-use items from entering the Hamas-run Palestinian enclave.