Palestine

Gaza hospital cleaners suspend strike after 16 days

Gaza hospital cleaners suspend strike after 16 days

Hospital cleaners in the Gaza Strip on Thursday suspended strike action in protest over unpaid salaries after an agreement was reached with Palestinian ministers.

PLO seeks UN resolution to end Israeli occupation

PLO seeks UN resolution to end Israeli occupation

The PLO is to push on Wednesday with a draft UN resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation despite warnings the United States is ready to veto the measure.

Palestine, France in 'final touches' to UN bid

Palestine, France in

Fatah central committee member Mohammad Shtayyeh said Tuesday that Palestine and France were coordinating and putting final touches on a UN resolution to end the Israeli occupation.

30 Palestinians injured as thousands lay Qalandiya man to rest

30 Palestinians injured as thousands lay Qalandiya man to rest

Over 10,000 people on Tuesday afternoon participated in the funeral procession of Mahmoud Adwan who was killed hours earlier during an Israeli raid on Qalandiya refugee camp.

Palestinian UN envoy makes first address to the ICC

Palestinian UN envoy makes first address to the ICC

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour told member-states of the International Criminal Court in a first address on Monday that the Palestinians plan to join the ICC "at an appropriate time."

PA to adopt French UN initiative if 'amendments made'

PA to adopt French UN initiative if

The Palestinian Authority will submit a French initiative on ending Israel's occupation to the UN if amendments are made to the text, foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki told on Tuesday.

Gaza swine flu cases pose no 'unusual threat'

Gaza swine flu cases pose no

The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip says there are some swine flu patients in the coastal enclave but nothing which poses a major risk to public health.

Consumer protection inspectors seize 13 tons of expired coffee

Consumer protection inspectors seize 13 tons of expired coffee

Consumer protection inspectors of the Palestinian ministry of national economy on Tuesday seized 13 tons of coffee grains being sold past their expiration date in Jenin in the northern West Bank.

Abbas hindering reopening of Gaza crossings: Hamas

Abbas hindering reopening of Gaza crossings: Hamas

Palestinian faction Hamas on Monday accused Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas of refusing to make any moves towards reaching an understanding regarding the blockaded Gaza Strip's border crossings.

More Palestinian prisoners join hunger strike: NGO

More Palestinian prisoners join hunger strike: NGO

More Palestinian prisoners are joining in a hunger strike at Israeli jails, a Palestinian NGO said Sunday, noting that the number of hunger striking prisoners had risen from 70 last week to 100 this week.