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Israel's plan to seize West Bank land is illegal, says UN chief

Sep 02, 2014

Israel's plan to seize West Bank land is illegal, says UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over Israel's plan to declare nearly 1,000 acres of land in Bethlehem as "state land," saying such seizure is illegal. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Israel #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Gaza Strip #West Bank #UN chief #Israel-Gaza fighting #Israel-Gaza ceasefire #Israel land seizure
Two killed in Gaza after Israel, Palestinians trade fire

Aug 22, 2014

Two killed in Gaza after Israel, Palestinians trade fire

A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks. #Hamas #Israel #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Gaza Strip #West Bank #Gaza #cease-fire #Israel-Gaza #Israel-Gaza fighting #Gaza ceasefire #Israel-Gaza talks #Hamas leaders
Hamas says 3 senior leaders killed in Israeli strike on Gaza

Aug 21, 2014

Hamas says 3 senior leaders killed in Israeli strike on Gaza

The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip. #Hamas #Israel #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Gaza Strip #West Bank #Gaza #cease-fire #Israel-Gaza #Israel-Gaza fighting #Gaza ceasefire #Israel-Gaza talks #Hamas leaders
Some in Palestine see Qatar's hand in collapse of Israel-Gaza talks

Aug 21, 2014

Some in Palestine see Qatar's hand in collapse of Israel-Gaza talks

There are accusations that Qatar helped scuttle a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war, piling on pressure as the US ally Israel. #Israel #Qatar #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Gaza Strip #West Bank #Gaza #cease-fire #Israel-Gaza #Israel-Gaza fighting #Gaza ceasefire #Israel-Gaza talks

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Some in Palestine see Qatar's hand in collapse of Israel-Gaza talks

Aug 31, 2014

Israel announces major West Bank land appropriation for settlement

Israel appropriated a swath of 990 acres in the West Bank on Sunday and declared the Palestinian area south of Bethlehem to be Israeli "state lands," local media reported... #Israel #West Bank
Some in Palestine see Qatar's hand in collapse of Israel-Gaza talks

Aug 31, 2014

Israel Claims Nearly 1,000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem

The move could herald significant Israeli construction in the area — defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement expansion and challenging world opinion... #Israel #West Bank #Palestinian Authority
Some in Palestine see Qatar's hand in collapse of Israel-Gaza talks

Aug 31, 2014

Israel Claims Nearly 1,000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem

The move could herald significant Israeli construction in the area — defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement expansion and challenging world opinion... #Israel #West Bank #Palestinian Authority