Israel carried out air-strikes on the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack from the territory—said to have been claimed by a faction that has pledged loyalty to ISIS.
Hundreds of Israeli settlers rioted across the West Bank, with multiple attacks reported on Palestinian homes and vehicles in the aftermath of a shooting that killed two settlers.
Israeli forces entered the al-Aqsa Mosque, using tear-gas and rubber bullets on worshippers in a third straight day of violent clashes at the third holiest site in Islam.
Thousands of Palestinians took part in the funeral of Riham Dawabsha, 27, who died after succumbing to wounds she sustained in a "price tag" arson attack in Nablus.
Palestinians at the Christian town of Beit Jala clashed with Israeli forces following Sunday mass when residents, including priests, marched to protest work on the "separation wall."
Two months after formally recognizing Palestine, the Vatican objected to a Palestinian request for the two observer states to be allowed to raise their flags at UN headquarters.
Violence was reported across the West Bank and Jerusalem, as Palestinians protested the "price tag" killing of an 18-month-old infant in Duma, near Nablus.
Egypt's dictatorial President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a delegation from the American Jewish Committee to discuss ways to "defeat terrorism" in the region.
Netanyahu's speech before Congress was mostly controversial over its perceived meddling in US politics—not its incessant barrage of lies, distortions and double standards.
Hundreds of Palestinians were evacuated amid Gaza Strip flooding. Hamas authorities say Israel intentionally opened dams to flood the territory. Israel denies the dams exist.
A Hamas leader said that the draft resolution for Palestinian statehood presented to the UN Security Council is "disastrous," and has "no future in the land of Palestine."
French philosopher Bernard Henri Levy was expelled from Tunisia following mass demonsrations that accused him of coming to the country to plot with Libyan jihadists.
Interior Minister Gideon Saar has ordered that the Israel's population registry recognize a separate "Aramean" identity—an apparent move to erode Palestinian identity.
Did a war surgeon who published an open letter protesting Israel's war crimes in The Lancet promote a David Duke video, as claimed by an Israeli journalist? We dive into the muck...
Omar Barghouti, independent Palestinian political analyst, makes the case for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.
Bill Weinberg speaks at the NYC Anarchist Forum on "Neither NATO Nor Qaddafi, Thank You: Anarchist Perspectives on Libya and the Arab Spring," April 27, 2011
A panel on the global economic crisis and recent world social movements, held at the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York's main auditorium (in Astoria, Queens) on February 26, 2011
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