Palestine

NGOs condemn donors over slow Gaza reconstruction

NGOs condemn donors over slow Gaza reconstruction

Six months after donors pledged billions of dollars for devastated Gaza, most of the money remains blocked, and reconstruction efforts are painfully slow, a coalition of aid groups said Monday.

PNC head calls for quicker response to Yarmouk crisis

PNC head calls for quicker response to Yarmouk crisis

The head of the Palestinian National Council, Salim Zanoun, has called on the Palestinian leadership to speed up efforts to resolve the ongoing Yarmouk crisis.

Flooding hits Gaza Strip following heavy rain

Flooding hits Gaza Strip following heavy rain

Heavy rain has flooded low-lying areas across the Gaza Strip, including Khazaa and Beit Hanoun where thousands of Gazans displaced by the Israeli offensive last summer are living in caravans.

10 injured in Bethlehem car accident

10 injured in Bethlehem car accident

Ten Palestinians were injured in a car accident on Sunday on the Wadi al-Nar road east of Bethlehem.

Gaza man electrocuted inside tunnel

Gaza man electrocuted inside tunnel

A resident of the Gaza Strip died on Saturday after being electrocuted as he worked in a tunnel on the border between the blockaded territory and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, a medical source has said.

Land threatened by settler outpost near Bethlehem

Land threatened by settler outpost near Bethlehem

Israeli forces razed lands near al-Khader south of Bethlehem earlier this week in order to build a road to a new settlement, with 400 dunums of land threatened with future construction of a settlement outpost, according to Palestinian media.

Six years later, Abu Rahmeh family still fighting for justice

Six years later, Abu Rahmeh family still fighting for justice

Next week will mark six years since Bilin resident Bassem Abu Rahmeh was killed by Israeli forces, and six years of "foot dragging" by the Israeli justice system in properly closing a case on his death, says family and Israeli rights groups.

Hamas calls for bringing Israeli leaders to ICC

Hamas calls for bringing Israeli leaders to ICC

Hamas said Thursday that it will hand over any Palestinian to the International Criminal Court (ICC) before Israeli leaders are brought to tribunal.

12 injured as Israeli forces open fire in Jalazun camp

12 injured as Israeli forces open fire in Jalazun camp

Israeli forces injured 12 Palestinian youths after firing live and rubber-coated bullets during clashes in al-Jalazun refugee camp north of Ramallah on Friday.

Statement: PLO will not be drawn into armed conflict in Syria

Statement: PLO will not be drawn into armed conflict in Syria

The Palestine Liberation Organization will not be drawn into an armed campaign in the beleaguered Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, a statement said Friday.