Palestine

PA to pause ICC steps in exchange for tax revenues

PA to pause ICC steps in exchange for tax revenues

When the Palestinian Authority joins the International Criminal Court on April 1, it will hold off on steps to against Israel regarding settlement construction, Israeli media reported Sunday.

Settlers destroy 1200 Palestinian olive trees near Hebron

Settlers destroy 1200 Palestinian olive trees near Hebron

Israeli settlers on Saturday destroyed more than 1,000 olive trees near the village of al-Shuyukh north of Hebron, in the third such attack on the villagers' livelihood in recent memory.

PA official released from Israeli custody

PA official released from Israeli custody

Israeli authorities on Sunday evening released Jamil al-Barghouthi, the head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements, from Ofer prisoner west of Ramallah.

Hamas voices tacit support for Saudi attack on Yemen

Hamas voices tacit support for Saudi attack on Yemen

The Hamas movement said Saturday that it supports the self-determination of the Yemeni people and opposes any actions that would put Yemen's security and independence at risk.

Hamas: Abbas responsible for Palestinian rifts

Hamas: Abbas responsible for Palestinian rifts

Palestinian faction Hamas on Saturday blamed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for Palestinian rifts and delay in implementing reconciliation.

Abbas at Egypt summit: Relationship with Israel must change

Abbas at Egypt summit: Relationship with Israel must change

Mahmoud Abbas said at an Egyptian-hosted Arab summit on Saturday that the Palestinian relationship with Israel cannot continue as it has in recent years.

Palestinians protest continuous demolitions in Negev village

Palestinians protest continuous demolitions in Negev village

A march set off Saturday from the Negev city of Rahat for al-Araqib village to protest the continuous demolition of homes in the village.

Palestinian leadership gains 3 resolutions during UNHRC session

Palestinian leadership gains 3 resolutions during UNHRC session

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved three resolutions regarding occupied Palestinian territory and Palestinian rights during the 28th regular session.

Abbas holds all the cards for confronting Netanyahu

Abbas holds all the cards for confronting Netanyahu

Mahmoud Abbas has more powers than ever to pursue a diplomatic offensive against Israel that is likely to accelerate with the re-election of his old adversary Benjamin Netanyahu.

Hamdallah forms committee to resolve Gaza issues

Hamdallah forms committee to resolve Gaza issues

Top Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya said on Wednesday that the movement has agreed with Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to form a committee focused on the issues facing the besieged Gaza Strip.