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June 19, 2018 1:19 AM Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan for rare talks

AMMAN: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II held rare talks in Jordan on Monday focused on the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process and on the Jerusalem issue. Jordan and Egypt are the only Arab countries to have peace treaties with Israel, and Monday's visit was Netanyahu's first to the kingdom since 2014. The king stressed 3

June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Palestinians say US peace efforts 'doomed to fail'

RAMALLAH: US efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are "doomed to fail", the Palestinian Authority, which has frozen contacts with Washington because of its perceived bias, said Saturday. PA spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told reporters that a regional tour next week by White House adviser Jared Kushner and US President Donald Trump's special 4

June 16, 2018 11:08 PM Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons' from Gaza

GAZA CITY: The Israeli army on Saturday wounded two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip attempting to launch incendiary balloons across the border into Israel, officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said an "aerial device" had fired at a group near the Gaza border that was launching "fire balloons" carrying flammable material into Israel 4

June 6, 2018 11:02 AM Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier: army

JERUSALEM: A Palestinian who threw a rock at Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was shot dead by a soldier, the Israeli army said in a statement. It said the troops were on a search and arrest operation in the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah, when they were attacked by at least 10 stone-throwing Palestinians who hit one soldier 8

June 6, 2018 8:09 AM Israeli minister slams Argentina team over football cancellation

JERUSALEM: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday slammed the Argentina national football team over the cancellation of a planned friendly against Israel in Jerusalem, calling it a surrender to hate. "It's a shame that Argentina's footballing nobility did not withstand the pressure from Israeli-hating inciters," he wrote on Twitter in the first 5

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM Syria and IS reach truce after south Damascus battles

BEIRUT: Pro-government forces and the Islamic State group observed a brief ceasefire in southern Damascus Saturday, a monitor said, after weeks of deadly fighting in the jihadists' last stronghold in the Syrian capital. The regime of President Bashar al-Assad last month launched a wide-scale offensive against IS in Damascus' Hajar al-Aswad district and the Yarmuk 12

May 15, 2018 9:50 AM PKR opposes Palestinian-Israeli conflict, US embassy relocation to Jerusalem

KUALA LUMPUR: The PKR has strongly opposed the decision of the United States (US) to officially open its embassy in Jerusalem yesterday. Its secretary-general, Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said doing so would not only affect regional stability but also security, in finding a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. "PKR hopes Malaysia 10

May 15, 2018 12:36 AM Erdogan accuses Israel of 'genocide' over Gaza deaths

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused Israel of "state terror" and "genocide" after Israeli forces killed at least 55 Palestinians on the Gaza border. In one of his most vehement broadsides ever against the Jewish state, Erdogan also announced three days of national mourning over the deaths, as well as a giant protest in Istanbul 12

May 4, 2018 8:36 AM Abbas reelected head of Palestine Liberation Organization

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: President Mahmud Abbas was re-elected head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Friday, as the veteran leader seeks to strengthen his control over politics in the occupied West Bank. A four-day meeting of the PLO's parliament, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), which was not attended by Abbas's Islamist rivals 14

April 2, 2018 6:32 AM Malaysia calls for swift action over Palestinian issue

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia today called on the international community to act swiftly and decisively to avoid further loss of Palestinian lives,following the protests at the Gaza-Israeli border last Friday. Condemning in the strongest terms Israel's aggression against the Palestinians in the peaceful 'Great Return March', Wisma Putra said in a statement that the excessive 6