Human rights under Palestinian rule 'worst' in years

2015-05-12 17:05

A leading Palestinian advocacy group says human rights for people living in the Palestinian territories are at their "worst" in years.

Hamas silences Gaza protest calling for unity

2015-04-29 19:53

Police forces of Hamas have suppressed a demonstration by local youth movements calling for it to mend ties with the rival Palestinian government in the West Bank.

Suffering rises as ISIS takes over refugee camp

2015-04-08 23:18

Conditions have turned dire after ISIS have overrun a Palestinian camp in Syria.

Hamas blames Palestinian Authority for Gaza violence

2015-03-15 07:27

The Hamas-held interior ministry in the Gaza Strip has accused security forces reporting to the rival Palestinian Authority of being behind a wave of violence in the coastal enclave.

Palestinians arrest dozens of Hamas members in West Bank

2015-03-10 05:15

Palestinian security forces in the West Bank have arrested dozens of members of the Islamist movement Hamas, sources on both sides say.

Israel attack victims awarded over $218m

2015-02-24 05:00

A US jury has ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority to pay more than $218m for providing material support to terrorists.

Egypt's battle against jihadists will be a long one: Sisi

2015-02-01 11:00

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says the battle against jihadist insurgents in the Sinai Peninsula would be a long and hard one, as violence there continues unabated.

Hamas denies leader expelled from Qatar

2015-01-06 17:51

The militant group Hamas has denied reports that its leader Khaled Meshaal has been expelled from Qatar.

Hamas bars Gaza youths from visiting Israel

2014-12-28 22:45

Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip have prevented a group of Palestinian children who lost parents in the July-August war with Israel from making a rare goodwill visit.

Jersualem calm as riot hits Hebron

2014-11-21 18:41

Weekly Muslim prayers at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque went off without incident despite high tensions in the Holy City.


Carter urges Palestinian elections

2015-05-03 07:20

Former US president Jimmy Carter has urged Palestinians to hold elections to end the division of the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Hamas consolidates its grip on Gaza

2015-04-14 19:26

Hamas has tightened its hold on Gaza as the Palestinian unity deal falters and reconstruction stalls.

Israel jails Gaza Hamas fighter for 15 years

2015-03-24 22:02

An Israeli court has jailed a Palestinian caught fighting in Gaza during last summer's 50-day war between Israel and Hamas for 15-and-a-half years.

Palestinians eye Israel vote with hope, scepticism

2015-03-12 14:26

Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip are hoping Israel's general election will bring about change, but even if it does, many still doubt their lot will improve.

Egypt temporarily opens Gaza crossing

2015-03-09 12:51

Egypt has temporarily opened a crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time in nearly two months.

Blast, shots along Egypt-Gaza border

2015-02-03 19:51

Egyptian troops fired warning shots over the frontier into Gaza after a bomb exploded on Gaza territory near an Egyptian army convoy.

EU appeals Hamas ruling taking group off terror list

2015-01-19 16:30

The European Union has launched an appeal against last month's EU court ruling that ordered the Palestinian group Hamas removed from its terror list for technical reasons.

Israeli military divided over Gaza war probes

2015-01-06 11:37

A fierce debate is raging within Israel's military over the extent to which soldiers should be held legally accountable for their actions during last year's Gaza war.

Rocket fired at Israel from Gaza Strip

2014-12-19 16:03

The Israeli military says a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel in the first such attack since September.

Palestinian bus driver found hanged

2014-11-17 22:28

A Palestinian bus driver has been found hanged in his vehicle in Jerusalem, after what Israel said was an apparent suicide.

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