Palestine


Ex-Palestinian prisoner found shot dead in Gaza

2017-03-25 14:22

A former Palestinian prisoner who Israel sent to Gaza after his release, has been found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City.

Arabs protest UN's withdrawal of Israel 'apartheid' report

2017-03-23 09:30

An Arab delegation has met with the UN secretary-general to protest what Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour calls the "bullying tactics and intimidation" that led to UN withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of establishing an "apartheid regime."

Egyptian, Palestinian leaders meet for reconciliation talks

2017-03-20 20:12

Egyptian and Palestinian leaders are holding talks in Cairo in which media reports are branding a "reconciliation" meeting.

Hamas sentences 2 drug dealers to death in Gaza

2017-03-19 14:42

A Hamas military court has sentenced two Palestinians to death for drug dealing, in the first such case since the militant group seized the Gaza Strip a decade ago.

Gaza father wants Israel apology over 3 daughters' deaths

2017-03-15 13:43

A Palestinian doctor has made an emotional appeal to Israel to apologise for killing three of his daughters and a niece in a 2009 shelling attack on his Gaza home.

Tributes to Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter

2017-03-12 17:45

Israeli settlers celebrating a Jewish holiday in the occupied West Bank have paid tribute to a soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant, with some even dressing up as him.

Bereaved Palestinians, Israelis march against occupation

2017-03-10 21:27

Hundreds of bereaved Palestinian and Israeli women have marched through the West Bank against the Israeli occupation, in an International Women's Day event.

Johnson: UK still backs 2-state Mideast solution

2017-03-08 22:26

Britain's foreign minister says his country remains "absolutely" committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Top Palestinian official denied entry to Egypt

2017-02-28 20:23

A senior Palestinian official has been denied entry to Egypt, prompting a Palestinian delegation to withdraw in protest from a counter-terrorism conference he was to attend, say officials.

Egypt denies reports about giving Sinai to Palestinians

2017-02-23 20:23

The spokesperson for Egypt's president is categorically denying Israeli reports that Egypt has proposed giving up part of Sinai Peninsula for the Palestinians to set up an independent state

 

Israel ignores UN demand against settlements - diplomat

2017-03-25 11:35

Israel has ignored a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territory that was criticised by the Trump administration, the world body's Middle East envoy says.

Trump wants to work with Palestinians - official

2017-03-20 21:50

Donald Trump sees Mahmud Abbas as a "strategic partner" and the Palestinian leader wants to work with the US president towards a two-state solution with Israel, says an official.

Egyptian, Palestinian leaders meet for reconciliation talks

2017-03-20 16:28

Egyptian and Palestinian leaders have held talks in Cairo in what Egyptian media reports have called a "reconciliation" meeting

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fired

2017-03-16 12:32

The Israeli air force carried out raids on Gaza after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave towards Israel, sources on both sides said.

Trump envoy, Netanyahu discuss peace and settlements

2017-03-14 13:50

US President Donald Trump's special envoy Jason Greenblatt and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have discussed ways to reach peace with the Palestinians, as well as settlement construction.

Hamas condemns Israel mosque loudspeaker bill

2017-03-10 22:26

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has denounced planned Israeli legislation that would quieten mosques, warning such a law would face stiff resistance.

Journalist ends hunger strike as Israel agrees his release

2017-03-10 20:11

An imprisoned Palestinian journalist has ended a 32-day hunger strike after receiving assurances Israel will not extend his detention without trial next month, his wife and lawyer say.

Report: Israeli leader briefly offered pro-peace government

2017-03-05 11:51

An Israeli newspaper is reporting that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered the country's opposition leader a unity government late last year that would promote a regional peace initiative - before backing out.

Palestinian president urges protection of two-state solution

2017-02-27 20:05

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has urged the international community to protect the two-state solution, in a message aimed at Israel and the new US administration.

France insists on two-state Mideast peace deal: Hollande

2017-02-23 07:51

France is committed to a two-state solution for the Middle East conflict, President Francois Hollande says, a week after Donald Trump broke with international consensus by stepping back from the goal.

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