Palestine

Israeli forces arrest 2 in Nablus village

Israeli forces arrest 2 in Nablus village

Israeli forces on Sunday raided a village in the Nablus district and arrested two Palestinians, locals said.

Auschwitz trip participant: We need to 're-evaluate normalization'

Auschwitz trip participant: We need to

One of the participants of a recent Palestinian delegation to Auschwitz spoke out on Sunday about the ensuing controversy, denouncing "extremists" on both sides for "politicizing" the group's "academic" visit.

PLO delegation to head to Gaza for reconciliation meetings

PLO delegation to head to Gaza for reconciliation meetings

A delegation from the PLO will visit the Gaza Strip within the next two days for meetings to discuss reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, a member of the delegation said.

U.N. peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security

U.N. peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security

Israeli police refused to let the U.N.s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus, the U.N. official said on Saturday.

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa compound, 16 detained

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa compound, 16 detained

More than a dozen Palestinian worshipers were detained as clashes broke in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning between worshipers and Israeli forces who stormed the courtyards firing stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets.

Clashes break as Israeli troops escort settlers to Joseph's Tomb

Clashes break as Israeli troops escort settlers to Joseph

Israeli forces clashed with local Palestinians near Joseph's Tomb east of Nablus on Sunday morning, locals and Palestinian security sources told Ma'an.

Official: PLO members consider disbanding PA

Official: PLO members consider disbanding PA

The PLO has been considering the option of disbanding the Palestinian Authority in response to the apparent failure of the current round of peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian official said Saturday.

Palestinian Christians receive the Holy Fire in Bethlehem

Palestinian Christians receive the Holy Fire in Bethlehem

Thousands of Palestinian Christians marched in cities and villages across the Holy Land on Saturday to receive the holy fire as it arrived from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians from the Old City of Jerusalem early Saturday, a lawyer and a local official said.

UN Mideast peace envoy denied entry to Holy Fire ceremony

UN Mideast peace envoy denied entry to Holy Fire ceremony

Israeli police on Saturday prevented UN Middle East peace envoy Robert Serry from celebrating the Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem, a statement from his office said.