Palestine

Ministries, government institutions in Gaza on strike

Ministries, government institutions in Gaza on strike

A general strike paralyzed all ministries and government institutions across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in protest against the failure of the Palestinian national consensus government to pay salaries to Gaza civil servants

Gaza suffers from domestic-use gas crisis

Gaza suffers from domestic-use gas crisis

No sooner is a fuel or a power crisis reduced in the Gaza Strip than another starts, and the crisis which has surfaced recently is domestic gas

Official: Israeli govt responsible for Jerusalem 'murder'

Official: Israeli govt responsible for Jerusalem

Mahmoud al-Habbash, the supreme judge of Palestine, said Monday that the Israeli government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was responsible for the "murder" of Yousef al-Rouman, a Palestinian who was found hanged to death near Jerusalem the same day

Haniyeh: Hamdallah must carry out responsibilities in Gaza

Haniyeh: Hamdallah must carry out responsibilities in Gaza

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Monday urged Prime Minister Rami Hamallah to carry out his responsibilities in Gaza

Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian driver found hanged

Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian driver found hanged

A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged inside his vehicle on Monday, an incident Israeli police described as a suicide but which the driver's family said they believed was an attack

Palestinian security forces arrest 15 in ongoing Hebron crackdown

Palestinian security forces arrest 15 in ongoing Hebron crackdown

15 Palestinians were detained on Saturday night in the city of Yatta south of Hebron amid a major security operation launched two weeks ago by Palestinian security forces in the area

Gaza religious courts to shut down for security reasons

Gaza religious courts to shut down for security reasons

Religious courts in the Gaza Strip will be closed every Thursday because police officers in charge of security in courts decided to suspend work on that day, the higher religious judiciary council in the Gaza Strip announced Sunday

Qalqiliya demolition orders could leave dozens homeless

Qalqiliya demolition orders could leave dozens homeless

Israeli authorities delivered demolition orders to five Palestinian families in the northern West Bank village of Hajja east of Qalqiliya on Sunday morning

Thousands march in Bethlehem to mark Independence Day

Thousands march in Bethlehem to mark Independence Day

Thousands marched in the streets of Bethlehem on Saturday to mark Palestinian Independence Day and the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death

Hamas lawmaker: Abbas thwarting reconciliation

Hamas lawmaker: Abbas thwarting reconciliation

A Hamas-affiliated member of the inoperative Palestinian Legislative Council on Sunday accused the Fatah movement and President Mahmoud Abbas of thwarting reconciliation between the rival parties