""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation and details will be released at a news conference later
Thousands of people attended a traditional Jewish blessing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles).
The Palestinian cabinet has met in the Gaza Strip for the first time in three years.
The organisation made the announcement via Twitter
Investigation underway and security stepped up in Israel, but PM Netanyahu blames 'Palestinian incitement' for deadly attack.
Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed since the Islamist Hamas group drove forces loyal to President Abbas from the Gaza Strip in 2007.
A brand new Museum dedicated to Palestinian art, culture and history
Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 18 months in jail for shooting dead an incapacitated Palestinian assailant in Hebron.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has laid the foundation stone for a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank, angering the Palestinians and their international supporters.
An Israeli military court has rejected the appeal of a former Israeli soldier against manslaughter charges for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant.
Despite the scenes of joy there is uncertainty over the overall Palestinian stance on Israeli security measures.
Chaotic scenes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque as thousands of Muslims poured through the gates to pray
Muslim leaders in Jerusalem say they are happy that Israel has withdrawn its additional security measures at the Al Aqsa compound and urged their
Thousands of Palestinians prayed outside the site on Tuesday in protest at Israel's modified security measures.
sraeli forces have raided the home of a Palestinian accused of stabbing to death three members of an Israeli family
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contact with Israel, as mass protests over new Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa compound turn deadly.
Footage has emerged of gunmen shooting dead two Israeli police officers outside one of Jerusalem’s holiest and most sensitive sites in the early
Ahmed Tobasi used to be a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, but swapped that life for one on the stage. He's touring the UK with his one-man show 'And Here I Am'.
Palestinian medical officials say Israeli forces killed two Palestinian youths on Wednesday.
A Palestinian was shot dead as he attempted a suspected knife-attack on Israeli forces just kilometres from where the US President's was visiting Jerusalem's Old City.
Meanwhile, a general strike was