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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israeli demolition forces family to live in cave

For much of the past seven years, Khalid Zir and his family have lived in a makeshift tin shack in Silwan, a neighbourhood in east Jerusalem.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 3:12am

Physicist Stephen Hawking praised and decried for joining academic boycott of Israel

Stephen Hawking's decision last week to joint the academic boycott of Israel, by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel's treatment of Palestinians, has divided world opinion.

12 May 2013 - 2:08am 3 comments

Talking points

Dockers directly employed by Hongkong International Terminals will meet the management this morning to press for better working conditions, including overtime pay of 1.5 times their normal wage rate.

8 Apr 2013 - 2:04am

Netanyahu mends ties with Turkey after flotilla apology

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday apologised to Turkey for a deadly 2010 flotilla raid and announced a full resumption of diplomatic ties as well as compensation for the families of those killed, his office said.

23 Mar 2013 - 1:42am

Israel calls for calm as militants vow to avenge death of tortured prisoner

Thousands thronged the West Bank village of Sair on Monday for the funeral of Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades after his death at the weekend.

27 Feb 2013 - 4:43am

Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli jail as more join hunger strike

Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said prisoner Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, had died suddenly at Megiddo detention centre in northern Israel. 

24 Feb 2013 - 3:14pm

Picture of sniper-targeted Palestinian child triggers probe

The picture, which went viral on the Facebook-owned picture-sharing website before it was removed, shows a child sitting with his back to the sniper's telescope, with its cross hairs on the left side of his head.

21 Feb 2013 - 5:07am

Palestinian tent protesters evicted from West Bank site

Palestinian protesters who pitched tents at a strategic West Bank site to protest plans to build a Jewish housing project there were evicted early Sunday, police said.

13 Jan 2013 - 1:19pm

How they see it, December 9, 2012

Having spun the line that European governments had misunderstood Israel's plan to create a settlement that would cut the West Bank in two and separate it from East Jerusalem, the prime minister's office vowed that nothing would alter their decision…

9 Dec 2012 - 3:06am

Briefs, December 3, 2012

Shooting instructor kills two at noisy party

3 Dec 2012 - 4:24am