Oct 24 2014 - 11:25am Israel Chooses Settlements Over Friends
October 24, 2014

Netanyahu's government believes that the Jewish settlements in the West Bank are irrelevant to its conflict with the Palestinians. The Israeli government thinks that the core of the conflict is located in what it sees as the Arab rejection of the Jewish people’s right to a nation-state.

Oct 24 2014 - 11:15am Surveillance cameras to monitor Gaza reconstruction under Hamas
October 24, 2014

The Palestinian government says that closed circuit cameras will monitor the thousands of tons of cement that will be needed to rebuild homes in the Gaza Strip that were destroyed or damaged during the summer’s fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

Oct 24 2014 - 11:10am Israeli forces, Palestinians clash in East Jerusalem?
October 24, 2014

Israeli forces and Palestinians clashed across East Jerusalem on Friday as demonstrators protested the death of Abd al-Rahman al-Shaludi, 21, who was shot dead by police after allegedly attacking pedestrians at a light rail station this week.​

Oct 23 2014 - 11:08am Palestinian child killed by unexploded Israeli ordnance in Gaza
October 23, 2014

A Palestinian child died on Wednesday after he touched an unexploded Israeli ordnance left over from the most recent offensive over the summer, causing it to explode.

Oct 23 2014 - 11:06am Netanyahu slams Abbas over deadly rail attack in Jerusalem
October 23, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for the light rail attack in Jerusalem that killed a 3-month-old girl.

Oct 23 2014 - 11:01am Driver Plows Into Group at Jerusalem Train Station, Killing Baby, Police Say
October 23, 2014

A Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at a light-rail station in the northern part of Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a 3-month-old Israeli baby and injuring eight other people. The police said they were treating the crash as a terrorist attack.

Oct 22 2014 - 11:18am Ban says U.N. will investigate weaponry in its Gaza agencies
October 22, 2014

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said an independent Board of Inquiry will look into the cases of U.N. agencies hit by artillery during the Gaza conflict, as well as instances in which weaponry was found on UN premises.​

Oct 22 2014 - 11:15am Kerry: Status quo between Israel, Palestinians 'unsustainable'?
October 22, 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that current relations between Israel and the Palestinians were "unsustainable" and that the United States was conscious of the urgency of the situation.

Oct 22 2014 - 11:10am EU seeks talks with Israel over ‘red lines’ in West Bank
October 22, 2014

The European Union is interested in opening negotiations with Israel with the aim of preventing a series of Israeli moves in the West Bank deemed “red lines” which may jeopardize the possibility of a future Palestinian state alongside Israel, an internal EU document obtained by Haaretz reveals.

Oct 21 2014 - 10:35am Erekat: If UN resolution fails, Palestine to join int'l orgs
October 21, 2014

Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that if the US vetoed the Palestinian UN resolution for a timetable to end the Israeli occupation, Palestine would apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.

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