Palestine

Palestine Marathon defies Israeli restrictions on movement

Palestine Marathon defies Israeli restrictions on movement

Thousands of Palestinians and internationals took to the streets of Bethlehem on Friday, winding past historic churches, refugee camps, and Israeli military infrastructure to compete in the third annual marathon hosted by the ancient Palestinian city.

School students use sewage channels to reach school

School students use sewage channels to reach school

Palestinian students are being forced to cross through sewage channels to reach a high school in western Ramallah district after a settlement road cut off the only other means of access, residents told.

Gazans seek cosmetic surgery for Israel fire scars

Gazans seek cosmetic surgery for Israel fire scars

Hanadi had to live for four years with a deep shrapnel-wound scar on her foot due to her inability to leave the blockaded Gaza Strip for treatment.

Jericho Governor: teachers invaluable to state-building process

Jericho Governor: teachers invaluable to state-building process

The governor of Jericho and the Jordan Valley, Majid Fityani, stressed the importance of Palestinian teachers in building a Palestinian state on Tuesday.

Lion cubs turn into stars of Gaza family

Lion cubs turn into stars of Gaza family

Two lion cubs have become star members of a family living in the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip as a result of the weak economy in the war-battered Palestinian territory.

2014 sees record number of media violations in Palestine

2014 sees record number of media violations in Palestine

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) said Sunday that 2014 saw 465 violations of media freedoms in the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem.

2014 'worst year ever' for Palestinian journalists: NGO

2014

The year 2014 has been the worst year for Palestinian press and journalists, a Palestinian NGO has said.

Protests as Jerusalem Marathon passes through Palestinian neighborhood

Protests as Jerusalem Marathon passes through Palestinian neighborhood

Thousands of Israeli and international runners took part in the Jerusalem Marathon on Friday, attracting protesters on segments of the marathon running through occupied East Jerusalem.

Gaza vegetables to be shipped to Israel for first time in 8 years

Gaza vegetables to be shipped to Israel for first time in 8 years

Vegetables harvested in the Gaza Strip will be exported to Israel for the first time in eight years on Thursday.

Female Palestinian prisoners remembered on Women's Day

Female Palestinian prisoners remembered on Women

Marking International Women's Day, the Palestinian Prisoners Society released a statement dedicated to 20 Palestinian women serving in Israel jails.