Palestine

Medics: Palestinian woman dies after inhaling tear gas

Medics: Palestinian woman dies after inhaling tear gas

A Palestinian woman died in hospital after inhaling tear gas used by the Israeli army to disperse protesters near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, a medical official said Tuesday.

Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian youth in northern Gaza

Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian youth in northern Gaza

Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian youth in the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, witnesses said.

Israel to deny Muslim worshipers entry to Ibrahimi Mosque for Passover

Israel to deny Muslim worshipers entry to Ibrahimi Mosque for Passover

Israeli forces will deny Muslim worshipers access to Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque during Passover on Wednesday and Thursday, a Palestinian official said.

Tension around al-Aqsa Mosque ahead of Jewish Passover

Tension around al-Aqsa Mosque ahead of Jewish Passover

Israeli forces have deployed heavily at all gates of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound since early Monday imposing strict restrictions on the entry of Muslim worshipers to the compound.

Israel allows settlers back into contested West Bank home

Israel allows settlers back into contested West Bank home

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon on Sunday approved the return of Jewish settlers to a contested house in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron, his office said.

World Bank to provide $13 million for Gaza environmental projects

World Bank to provide $13 million for Gaza environmental projects

The World Bank will provide $13 million in grant money for environmental projects in the Gaza Strip, a statement said Monday.

Israeli police detain farmer, confiscate tractor in Beit Ummar

Israeli police detain farmer, confiscate tractor in Beit Ummar

Israeli police on Monday detained a Palestinian farmer in the southern West Bank and confiscated his agricultural tractor, a local popular committee spokesman said.

DFLP militants 'fire 3 mortar shells' at Israeli vehicles in Gaza

DFLP militants

The military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine said it fired mortar shells at Israeli military vehicles that entered Gaza early Monday.

Reports: 3 hurt in shooting on Israeli car

Reports: 3 hurt in shooting on Israeli car

Palestinian gunmen shot and injured at least three Israeli settlers on Monday in the occupied West Bank, news reports said

Shaath: Israeli sanctions will not stop us from pursuing our political struggle

Shaath: Israeli sanctions will not stop us from pursuing our political struggle

Fatah's Commissioner for International Relations Nabil Shaath has said that Palestinians have several diplomatic options to choose from, stressing that Israeli sanctions will not stop the Palestinian people from seeking to join international treaties and organisations.