Jan 23 2015 - 11:02am 200 Palestinians in Gaza to attend Friday prayers at Aqsa
January 23, 2015

Over 200 Palestinians from Gaza left the coastal territory on Friday to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the Palestinian liaison office said.

Jan 23 2015 - 11:01am Obama will not meet US-bound Netanyahu
January 23, 2015

US President Barack Obama has refused to meet Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, who will make a controversial visit to the United States in early March as he fights for re-election.

Jan 23 2015 - 11:00am Israel's Arab parties unite, could help Netanyahu rivals
January 23, 2015

Four political parties that mostly represent Israel's Arab minority have decided to run together in elections on March 17, creating a potential counter-weight to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies.

Jan 22 2015 - 11:27am Behind Obama's back: How Netanyahu's U.S. trip was cooked up
January 22, 2015

Speaker Boehner's invitation was preceded by weeks of contacts between Republican leadership and Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer, who is pushing lawmakers for new Iran sanctions.

Jan 22 2015 - 11:25am 175 tons of UAE aid set to enter Gaza via Egypt
January 22, 2015

Egyptian authorities on Wednesday were preparing to ship large quantities of humanitarian aid from the United Arab Emirates to the Gaza Strip.

Jan 22 2015 - 11:24am White House: Boehner invite to Netanyahu breach of protocol
January 22, 2015

The White House says House Speaker John Boehner's invitation for Israel's prime minister to come to Washington is a breach of normal diplomatic protocol.

Jan 21 2015 - 11:28am Netanyahu, Lieberman, Bennett blame Abbas for Tel Aviv bus attack
January 21, 2015

PM Netanyahu blamed the PA for Wednesday's stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus, saying the attack was a "direct result of the PA's venomous incitement against the Jews and their state. The same terror tries to hurt us in Paris, Brussels and everywhere."

Jan 21 2015 - 11:26am 12 Israelis wounded in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus
January 21, 2015

12 Israelis were wounded in a stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus on Wednesday morning, three of them seriously. The assailant is named Hamza Mohammed Hasan Matrouk, a 23-year-old male from the West Bank city of Tul Karm who entered Israel illegally.

Jan 21 2015 - 11:24am In Gaza, an IT company has Google-sized aspirations
January 21, 2015

"We are working to be like Google," he said with confidence. "I hope to make Unit One like Google for the people of Gaza, not only for business but also for entertainment."

Jan 20 2015 - 11:58am U.S. senator threatens aid cut to Palestinians over ICC move
January 20, 2015

The Palestinians could lose annual U.S. aid if they file a lawsuit against Israel at the International Criminal Court which they joined this month over American and Israeli protests, a senior U.S. Republican senator said on Monday.


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