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Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit has said resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would require a two-state solution.
Islamic State will assume the moral leadership of the Arab world if Israel does not stop crushing Palestinians' hopes of statehood, a senior PLO official has warned.
Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian bomb- and stone-throwers.
The official Palestinian news agency is quoting President Mahmoud Abbas as saying he is resigning from the Palestine Liberation Organisation's top leadership body - a move seen as an attempt to tighten his grip on power.
Jordan condemned as an "ugly crime" an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the occupied West Bank and wounded four family members.
A Palestinian bus driver has been found hanged in his vehicle in Jerusalem, after what Israel said was an apparent suicide.
Israeli warplanes have struck targets across Gaza, killing a child in retaliation to rocket fire after a 72-hour truce expired without a breakthrough on a longer-term ceasefire.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to ask the UN to put the state of Palestine under "international protection" due to the worsening violence in Gaza.
US President Donald Trump halted Washington's quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying he would back a single state if it led to peace.
Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank on the anniversary of the death of their leader, Yasser Arafat.
President Mahmoud Abbas is shaking up Palestinian politics by trying to pump new blood into the PLO and some say, cementing his grip.
The United States says it has intervened in a lawsuit against Palestinian authorities over attacks in Israel that killed and injured Americans, arguing that a high bond could compromise the Palestinians' financial stability.
Jury selection in New York is to begin in a $1 billion lawsuit brought by victims of terror attacks in Israel against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group have said.
The Palestinian leadership, along with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, are willing to observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the war-torn Gaza Strip, a senior PLO official says.
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