Some international media called Turkey's 'Yes' win the 'end of Turkish democracy.' The Yes camp won 51.41% to the No's 48.59% in the constitutional referendum.
Will Israeli PM Netanyahu Annex the West Bank?
Just days before Israel's election, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the construction of thousands of new settlements in Occupied East Jerusalem. It followed an earlier promise he made to begin annexing territory in the West Bank immediately after the election. The move that’s been described by one Israeli NGO as ‘state suicide’ would effectively give Israel dominion over a third of the West Bank and all but eliminate the possibility of a sovereign Palestine. So, will Netanyahu fulfill his promises?
Director of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
National Policy Council Member of Arab American Institute
Attorney and Special Adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli police evict Palestinian family out of their home
The Siyam family has been in a legal battle with Israel's Elad settler organisation for more than 20 years. In a recent court hearing, an Israeli court dismissed the Palestinian family's appeal, resulting in the eviction from their home. #Elad #Israel #Palestine #EastJerusalem
Oslo 25 years: Oslo Accords followed by failed peace attempts
Thursday marks 25 years since the signing of the first Oslo Accords. The agreement was considered the cornerstone of the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.
ANI 1: Agreement laid out timetable for resolving conflict
It was signed in 1993 by the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzak Rabin and leader of the PLO, Yasser Arafat. They laid out a 5 year timetable for resolving areas of conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis.
ANI 2: Israel formally recognised as a state but Palestine was not
In the accords, Israel was formally recognized as a state, but there was no official recognition of a Palestinian state. The agreement only recognized the PLO as the representative of the Palestinian people.
ANI 3: No agreement to freeze Israeli settlements
And there was no agreement to freeze the expansion of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Since the signing, according to EU statistics, the number of Israeli settlers has increased from about 100 thousand to more than 600 thousand. Caitlin McGee has more from East Jerusalem.
#OsloAccords #Palestine #MiddleEast
Ahed Tamimi Released: Teenage Palestinian activist freed from prison
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has been released from prison after being sentenced to eight months in December last year for slapping an Israeli soldier. Her arrest sparked international condemnation over the treatment of Palestinian protesters by Israel. But Tamimi is now free and has spoken about her hopes following her release. Ben Said has this report.
Israel-Palestine Tensions: Hamas announces ceasefire agreed with Israel
Calm is returning to the streets of Gaza after an escalation of violence between Israeli forces and Hamas. As Joseph Hayat explains a reported ceasefire has reduced tensions- for now.
The family of the slain Palestinian medic Razan al Najjar has a message for you
Much of Razan al Najjar's family are now volunteer medics in Gaza, just one week after she was killed by an Israeli sniper. See what they had to say about her legacy and their hopes for Palestine.
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell angry after Gaza-related work spiked
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell shoots angry email to bosses after his cartoon showing Razan al Najjar burning in a fireplace while Israel leader meets UK's Theresa May is spiked by editor.
'Freedom for Palestine' flotilla aimed to break Israel's Gaza blockade arrives in Britain
‘Freedom for Palestine’ flotilla set off from Sweden to Palestine to break an 11-year illegal blockade imposed on over 2 million Palestinians in Gaza by Israel. The flotilla will stop at a number of European ports, including Denmark, France and Spain before sailing off to Gaza.
Future of Jerusalem: Palestinians hold general strike at Pence visit
On the final day of his trip to Israel, the US Vice President Mike Pence visited the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. He was following in the footsteps his boss, Donald Trump, who in May became the first sitting US president to visit the site. Many Palestinians took part in a general strike to protest against Pence's visit, as Shamim Chowdhury reports from East Jerusalem.
Significance of Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world
Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world - and its Old City is one of the most sacred for Muslims, Jews and Christians. Let's take a closer look.
Jerusalem from atop the Mosque of Omar
Traveling Palestine in search of the best konafa
We hunted down the best konafa in the world. Our quest took us to the Palestinian cities of Jerusalem and Nablus, where this classic Middle Eastern cheese pastry treat is a staple. Feast your eyes. You can thank us later
Three generations of women living under Israeli occupation
We visit the Kalandia camp in occupied East Jerusalem and share the story of three generations of women who have spent most or all their lives under illegal Israeli occupation.
Palestine: 50 Years Of Occupation: Suicides on the rise in Gaza
The ten-year Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip impacts every aspect of daily life for Palestinians there. And the pressure is having a devastating impact. Our Middle East Correspondent Iolo Ap Dafydd reports on the increasing number people turning to suicide.
Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation: Israel shoots three Palestinian demonstrators
They were protesting against the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Access into the Palestinian territory by land, sea and air has been restricted since 2007. The United Nations says more than half the population need humanitarian support. And as our Middle East Correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd reports, many of them rely on goods smuggled into Gaza by smuggling tunnels.
Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation: Gaza needs humanitarian aid due to blockade
Since Israel started imposing a blockade on the Gaza Strip in 2007, there has been restricted access to the Palestinian territory by land, sea and air. It's one of the most densely populated places on earth, and the United Nations say more than half the 1.8 million who live there need humanitarian support. Our Middle East Correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd reports.
Hamas' Outgoing Leader | Crossing The Line
Imran Garda explores what life is like in Gaza for Palestinians in the besieged strip – and gets up close with Hamas, including an in-depth interview with outgoing leader Khaled Meshaal.
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#Hamas #KhaledMeshaal #Palestine
Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation: Critical conditions in Gaza's hospitals
One of the biggest problems is the lack of medicine in hospitals. The deteriorating relationship between Hamas - who govern the territory - and the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank - is affecting patients. Dozens of drugs and antibiotics are being withheld by the Fatah-dominated authority and constant power cuts are affecting how doctors can treat patients. Iolo ap Dafydd reports from a hospital in Gaza City.
What was the 1967 Six-Day War?
The Six-Day War of 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbours began on the 5th of June and ended on the 10th. We take an in-depth look at what happened and how the events of those days changed the Middle East and its people forever.
Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation: 10 years under Hamas rule in Gaza
For 10 years, Hamas has controlled the Gaza Strip - territory that sits between Israel and Egypt. In that time, Israel's government has imposed a land, sea and air blockade which has restricted access to building materials and some everyday goods. Gaza is controlled by Hamas independently of the Palestinian Authority and has been supported by Iran, Turkey and Qatar in recent years. Our Middle East correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd looks at what Hamas has achieved and how Qatar's recent diplomatic difficulties may have an impact.
Hamas – terrorists or freedom fighters?
One of the Saudi bloc’s main problems with Qatar centers around Hamas, a Palestinian group which calls itself a resistance movement. The Saudis insist that Hamas are terrorists. Are they?
Why Jerusalem matters
Jerusalem is a beautiful, complex and ancient city. We take a look at the history of the occupied holy lands and see what makes this place so important to Muslims, Christians, and Jews?
#Jerusalem #HolyLands #Palestine
50 Years of Occupation: Palestinians live under siege in Hizma
In the Occupied West Bank, it's often Jewish settlements that sit on top of strategic hilltops. But one exception is Hizma, a village of around 5-thousand people. Hizma is surrounded by a wall that Israel says is necessary to prevent terrorist attacks. TRT World's Abubakr al Shamahi visited Hizma to find out how people are coping.
50 Years of Occupation: Cramped conditions for Palestinians in Lebanon
Palestinian refugees live in camps scattered across the country.
Zeina Awad went to Bourj Al Baraj-neh refugee camp outside the capital Beirut. She sent us this report.