Palestinians celebrate near Al-Aqsa after Israel backs down
17 October 2017 | 5:29 am
Palestinian President Abbas says afternoon prayers will go ahead at the al-Aqsa Mosque as Israel lifts security measures.
14 Feb 2021
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh hailed a ruling by the International Criminal Court allowing an investigation into possible war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinian factions. He urged the court’s chief prosecutor to open a formal probe, noting that it would be an important step towards the international recognition of Palestine as a state.
11 May 2021
The holy city, which contains sacred sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians, has been rocked by violence over the past three days. An Israeli march laying claim to the whole of Jerusalem is set to go ahead on Monday.
23 May 2021
Police in Germany disbanded pro-Palestinian rallies as Middle East tensions intensify. Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that the country "will not suffer" antisemitic protests.
21 May 2021
Israel and the Palestinians are mired in their worst conflict in years as Israel pounds the Gaza Strip with air strikes and artillery, while Hamas militants lob rockets into the Jewish state. This comes after days of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, sparked by a years-long bid by Jewish settlers to take over Arab homes and by protests culminating in Israeli forces storming the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound. AFP takes a look at the events leading up to the recent escalation.
8 Jun 2021
Muna and Muhammad el-Kurd are leading campaigners against evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem. The two were released after being detained Sunday.
10 Jul 2021
A 20-year-old man was reportedly killed amid violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli settlers. Tensions also escalated with Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip.
21 Aug 2021
Ahead of international cat day, a look inside cat rescuer Mahmoud Shehadeh's home. Mahmoud provides much-needed care and rehabilitation to neglected cats in his home in the city of Khan Yunis, before finding them a permanent home.
12 Sep 2021
Protesters rally in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, while Israeli troops flood the occupied West Bank in the manhunt for six Palestinians who have been on the run for three days after escaping from a top security prison.
28 Oct 2021
Israel's designation of six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organizations has stirred controversy — and poses a challenge for European donors. Calls for providing evidence backing the claims are growing.
7 Nov 2021
The blockade in Gaza makes the living conditions of its 2 million residents a constant struggle, disrupting every aspect of daily life. The periodic outbreaks of war with Israel have only deepened the humanitarian crisis, leaving nearly every civilian in the enclave affected. To confront the trauma, Malak Mattar turned to painting as an outlet. A form of healing and resistance, her brightly coloured works often depict women grappling with the complex reality of life in Gaza. She joined us for Perspective.
8 Nov 2021
Rights groups say the Pegasus spyware was used to hack the cellphones of several activists from groups Israel recently labeled as "terrorist organizations."
14 Nov 2021
Broadcasting in Hebrew and English, Jerusalem 24 is a new radio station by Palestinians for Israelis. Its mission is to offer Israelis a Palestinian perspective on the ongoing conflict between the two sides. We take a closer look.
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Mali's military junta acted unconcerned by the announced withdrawal of German troops from the country. But civil society is worried about yet another ally abandoning military aid for crisis-beset Mali.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24 in Strasbourg, the chairman of the environment committee at the European Parliament reacted to the recent COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Pascal Canfin hailed the deal on "loss and damage" for vulnerable countries as "better than nothing" and welcomed the fact that China has been asked to contribute to it.