Palestinian


IDF Loses Two Aerial Surveillance Devices on Same Day

Israeli military drones were lost in two separate incidents Monday — one in Lebanon, the other in the Palestinian Authority. The IDF confirmed that “a tactical Skylark unmanned aerial vehicle…

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U.N. Envoy Welcomes Water Deal

An agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to renew cooperation on water management won positive attention from the U.N. on Monday, The Jerusalem Post reported. While condemnations and warnings continued…

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Ireland Opposes Shift of U.S. Embassy to Yerushalayim

Ireland is opposed to the United States moving its embassy in Israel to Yerushalayim, a step that would anger the Palestinians. Irish Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan said Monday, “I would…

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Hanegbi: Trump Presidency Offers Peace Talks Fresh Start

Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi says the presidency of Donald Trump could be a chance for the Palestinians to return to peace negotiations with more “realistic” expectations. Hanegbi said Monday…

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Israel, Palestinians Sign Joint Water Agreement

Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activity in the Territories (COGAT), Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, signed an agreement with the Palestinian Authority’s Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh on Sunday to renew…

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Poll: Annexation Divides Israelis

Israelis continue to be divided on government policies in Yehudah and Shomron, in particular the proposal to annex parts of it, according to newly released poll findings, The Jerusalem Post…

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Former PA Intel Officer Arrested for Weapons Trading

The IDF has arrested a former general in the Palestinian Authority intelligence services on charges of involvement in illegal weapons training, The Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. Talal Dweikat, a…

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72 Countries to Attend Mideast Peace Summit in Paris

French authorities are expecting 72 countries to attend Sunday’s Middle East peace conference in Paris — but not Israel nor the Palestinians. Government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said Wednesday both…

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Embassy Move Stirs Palestinian Opposition, Prayers

An official says Palestinian leaders are calling for mosque and church prayers “from Pakistan to Tehran, from Lebanon to Oman” this weekend to protest the incoming Trump administration’s plan to…

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Attempted Stabbing Attack in Shechem Thwarted

Early Tuesday morning, an Arab terrorist wielding a knife approached IDF soldiers who were patrolling in the Far’a neighborhood of Shechem. The terrorist shouted “All-hu Akbar” and tried to stab the soldiers,…

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U.N. Security Council Condemns Truck Ramming

The United Nations Security Council on late Sunday night condemned the truck ramming attack in Yerushalayim that left four Israeli soldiers dead and fifteen wounded. The statement released by the…

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High Court Denounces Threats Against Azaria Judges

The angry public reaction against the conviction of Sgt. Elor Azaria of manslaughter on Wednesday has gone too far, High Court President Miriam Naor said on Thursday, The Times of…

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Israel Working to Counter Paris Mideast Conference

Israeli officials are not just wringing their hands over the upcoming Paris Mideast conference on January 15 — they are doing something about it. Diplomats around the world are pursuing…

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Palestinian Schoolbooks Don’t Show Israel

If young Palestinians don’t believe that the state of Israel has a right to exist, it is at least in part the fault of their textbooks and the people who…

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