Palestine

87 Palestinians in Gaza visit relatives jailed by Israel

87 Palestinians in Gaza visit relatives jailed by Israel

Around 87 Palestinians left the Gaza Strip on Monday to visit relatives being held in Israeli jails, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Hundreds protest across West Bank calling for boycott

Hundreds protest across West Bank calling for boycott

Hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank on Monday participated in protests organized by the Fatah movement calling for a boycott of Israeli products and expressing support for Palestinian officials, officials said.

Ministry of Economy to allow Israeli products into Gaza

Ministry of Economy to allow Israeli products into Gaza

Gaza's Ministry of Economy said Sunday that it would allow the entry of Israeli products into the Gaza Strip for the first time in five years.

Gaza says readying sea port for international travel

Gaza says readying sea port for international travel

A ministerial committee in Israeli-blockaded Gaza announced plans on Sunday to ready the enclave's sole seaport to allow Palestinians to travel abroad.

Democratic Arab Party opts out of coalition ahead of Israeli elections

Democratic Arab Party opts out of coalition ahead of Israeli elections

The Democratic Arab Party, a political party made up of Palestinian citizens of Israel, has decided not to join with a united coalition of Arab parties recently established for upcoming elections, the party announced Sunday.The Democratic Arab Party, a political party made up of Palestinian citizens of Israel, has decided not to join with a united coalition of Arab parties recently established for upcoming elections, the party announced Sunday.

Freed prisoner in serious condition at East Jerusalem hospital

Freed prisoner in serious condition at East Jerusalem hospital

Jaafar Awad, a young Palestinian man who was released last Wednesday from Israeli custody due to serious health troubles after a year of interrogation, was transferred Friday to Augusta Victoria Hospital in East Jerusalem from a Hebron facility.

PA security arrests Hebron fugitive after year on the run

PA security arrests Hebron fugitive after year on the run

The Palestinian Authority's preventive security service on Sunday ambushed and arrested a fugitive who has been on the run for more than a year.

Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Thousands of Palestinians marched Saturday in the West Bank in protest over the latest cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed published by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Fatah calls for resistance activities, boycott of Israeli products

Fatah calls for resistance activities, boycott of Israeli products

The Fatah movement on Saturday called on Palestinians to take part in protest activities and to boycott Israeli products in support of the Palestinian leadership's effort to bring another statehood resolution to the UN Security Council.

Hamas: Gaza salary crisis a misstep for consensus government

Hamas: Gaza salary crisis a misstep for consensus government

The Hamas movement said Saturday that the Gaza government employee crisis was a serious misstep for the national consensus government.