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Israeli foreign minister says annexation move unlikely Wednesday

Israel’s foreign minister said an announcement on the proposed annexation of occupied West Bank land was unlikely on Wednesday, the start-date set by prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition ...

A Palestinian man argues with an Israeli border policewoman during a protest marking the 72nd anniversary of Nakba and against Israeli plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, in the village of Sawiya near Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank 15 May, 2020.

Dressmakers keep Palestinian tradition alive in Jordan refugee camp

Palestinian refugee Um Zeid spends her days at home in the sprawling Baqaa camp in Jordan sewing colourful dresses which gives her an income and keeps tradition alive.

Um Zeid, 47 year-old Palestinian refugee woman living in Jordan embroiders a traditional Palestinian dress for customers at Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, 16 June 2020.

Germany voices serious concern over Israeli annexation plan

Germany's foreign minister on Wednesday expressed serious concern to Israel about its plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, but he stopped short of threatening sanctions

Israeli foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his German counterpart Heiko Maas greet each other during their meeting in Jerusalem on 10 June 2020

Pompeo in Israel for talks on West Bank annexations

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel Wednesday for talks on regional security and the country's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank

A view shows the Israeli settlement of Ramat Givat Zeev in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on 19 March 2020

Israel plans thousands of new homes in West Bank

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is trying to clinch a deal to form a coalition government, wants to start cabinet discussions on 1 July about declaring Israeli sovereignty over the settlements ...

US president Donald Trump and Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver joint remarks on a Middle East peace plan proposal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, on 28 January 2020

What do Israel's US-backed annexation plans mean for West Bank?

Kushner consulted widely with the Israelis on the initiative, but there was no input from the Palestinians after they cut all ties with the Trump administration accusing it of bias

A view shows the Israeli settlement of Ramat Givat Zeev in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on 19 March 2020

Palestinian, Syrian refugees in Lebanon camps brace for virus

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian and Syrian refugees living in overcrowded and rundown camps in Lebanon are bracing for the novel coronavirus as aid groups mobilise to help

A Syrian refugee woman wearing a face mask hangs clothes to dry, as Lebanon extends a lockdown by two weeks to combat the spread of coronavirus disease.

Israeli-Palestinian pandemic cooperation tested by rising cases

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic fostered rare moments of unity between Israeli and Palestinian leaders but as the severity of the outbreak has escalated so too have tensions

Israeli-Palestinian pandemic cooperation tested by rising cases

Trump’s Middle East peace plan prompts some praise, much Arab anger

US president Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem.Below are some of the reactions to the U.S. plan for ending decades of ...

Trump’s Middle East peace plan prompts some praise, much Arab anger

Trump hails Mideast plan amid Palestinian fury

US president Donald Trump released his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Tuesday, promising "a new dawn," but angry Palestinians called it biased and deserving to go in the "dustbin of ...

Trump hails Mideast plan amid Palestinian fury
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