• Part of the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. Israel has approved 560 new homes for the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, a spokesman for the settlement said on July 4, 2016 in a move likely to raise tensions following a series of Palestinian attacks (File)
    Last update: 14:22 30.11.2016
    14:22 30.11.2016

    Russia Concerned Over Israeli Settlement Expansion Reports - Foreign Ministry

    Russia is concerned over reports of Israel's planned illegal settlement construction on occupied Palestinian territory, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • A young girl holds a bearing images of the Israeli and Palestinian flags during a Israeli left-wing activist rally demanding fresh Israeli-Palestinian peace talks (File)
    Last update: 15:03 17.11.2016
    15:03 17.11.2016

    Hollande: Trump's Victory May Threaten Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

    French President Francois Hollande warned that Donald Trump's presidency could hamper Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • A young girl holds a bearing images of the Israeli and Palestinian flags during a Israeli left-wing activist rally demanding fresh Israeli-Palestinian peace talks (File)
    Last update: 18:56 11.11.2016
    18:56 11.11.2016

    Russian PM Hopes Trump Team to Be More Active in Mid-East Peace Process

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed hope on Friday that the new US administration will play a more active role in the advancement of the Israel-Palestine peace process.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, left, walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, with Special Middle East Peace Envoy, former Sen. George Mitchell, behind center, at his residence in Jerusalem, Israel Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010
    Last update: 16:08 11.11.2016
    16:08 11.11.2016
  • A young girl holds a bearing images of the Israeli and Palestinian flags during a Israeli left-wing activist rally demanding fresh Israeli-Palestinian peace talks (File)
    Last update: 15:50 11.11.2016
    15:50 11.11.2016

    Russia to Continue Helping Settle Israel-Palestine Conflict, Counts on Trump

    Moscow will continue facilitating Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation and counts on Donald Trump in this process, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • Palestinians wave their national flag and Fatah party flags as they take part in a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the death of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (portrait background) in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 10, 2016
    Last update: 20:26 10.11.2016
    20:26 10.11.2016

    Israeli Forces Injure 4, Detain 2 Palestinians During March Commemorating Arafat

    Israeli forces injured four Palestinian students and detained two others, during the clashes that erupted after a march commemorating the 12th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 16:58 10.11.2016
    16:58 10.11.2016

    Palestine Ambassador Hopes Trump to Work With Moscow on Israel-Palestine Issue

    The Palestinian ambassador to Russia told Sputnik he hoped Donald Trump would "make some difference" in the Palestinian-Israeli issue.

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    Last update: 19:03 08.11.2016
    19:03 08.11.2016

    Israel Thwarts Palestinian Attempt to Join Interpol

    Israel has thwarted Palestinian attempt to join the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) due to joint efforts of country's state bodies, Israeli Foreign Ministry and Police said in a statement of Tuesday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, left, walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, with Special Middle East Peace Envoy, former Sen. George Mitchell, behind center, at his residence in Jerusalem, Israel Wednesday, Sept. 15, 201
    Last update: 09:14 28.10.2016
    09:14 28.10.2016

    Moscow Keeps Working on Israel-Palestine Summit, Aims to Make Talks Meaningful

    Russia continues to mediate the first Israeli-Palestinian summit in Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Friday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • A picture taken on April 14, 2016 shows a partial view of the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah
    Last update: 16:00 05.10.2016
    16:00 05.10.2016

    UK Minister for Middle East Condemns Israel’s Plan on New West Bank Settlement

    Tobias Ellwood stressed that settlements were illegal under international law and such initiatives complicated the issue of the disputed territory.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 14:47 05.10.2016
    14:47 05.10.2016

    Palestinian Missile Hits Israeli City Sderot, Causes Retaliatory Fire

    A Palestinian missile launched from the northern Gaza Strip hit on Wednesday the Israeli city of Sderot, prompting the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to open retaliatory fire, The Times of Israel reported.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 16:56 04.10.2016
    16:56 04.10.2016

    Knesset's Arab Lawmakers Criticize US, Want Russia to Play More Significant Role

    Arab members of the Knesset protested Washington's position because the US' words do not meet the actions, a deputy speaker said. He said Russia should play a more significant role in the resolution of the crisis.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 16:46 20.09.2016
    16:46 20.09.2016

    UN Chief: Replacing Two-State Solution of Israel-Palestine Crisis Would be 'Madness'

    Replacing a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a one-state variant would create a lot of problems both for the Palestinians and the Israeli citizens, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • An Israeli F-15 E fighter jet takes off during an air show.
    Last update: 15:04 20.09.2016
    15:04 20.09.2016

    Israeli Fighter Jet Intercepts Hamas' Drone Over Gaza Strip

    The Israel Defense Forces shot down a drone launched by the Hamas movement over the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • An Israeli soldier blocks a road in the village of Halhul, near the West Bank town of Hebron.
    Last update: 10:01 20.09.2016
    10:01 20.09.2016

    Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian After Stabbing Attack Attempt

    Israeli servicemen on Tuesday killed a Palestinian, after he tried to attack them with a knife near the city of Hebron, The Times of Israel reported.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 08:51 17.09.2016
    08:51 17.09.2016

    Palestinian Stabs Israeli Soldier in West Bank

    An Israeli soldier was stabbed on Saturday near the Tel Rumeda neighborhood in the West Bank city of Hebron by a Palestinian attacker, The Jerusalem Post reported.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • Israeli soldiers holding their national flag patrol a street in the West Bank village of Beit Furik, southeast of Nablus, early on June 20, 2014.
    Last update: 06:06 05.09.2016
    06:06 05.09.2016

    Palestine FM Doubts Israeli Readiness for Concessions Ahead of Moscow Talks

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki said that he doubts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ready to fulfill the conditions necessary for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • A picture taken on April 14, 2016 shows a partial view of the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah
    Last update: 17:00 01.09.2016
    17:00 01.09.2016

    Israeli Settlement Policy in West Bank Imperils Two-State Solution - Berlin

    The German Foreign Office expressed concern over Israel's settlement construction policy in the occupied Palestinian territories.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to his host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they prepare to deliver joint statements after their meeting and a lunch in the Israeli leader's Jerusalem residence, Monday, June 25, 2012
    Last update: 23:22 21.08.2016
    23:22 21.08.2016

    Moscow Ready to Host Direct Talks Between Abbas, Netanyahu

    Russia is ready to host direct talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestine's leader Mahmoud Abbas, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said in an interview that is expected to be published on Monday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues
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    Last update: 20:47 16.08.2016
    20:47 16.08.2016

    Israeli Military Arrests Over 4,000 Palestinian 'Infiltrators' Every Year

    The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) arrest some 4,300 Palestinians annually for crossing into the country from the West Bank, IDF chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said at a parliamentary hearing on Tuesday.

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Standoff Continues