Palestine

Official: Donors pledge to 'quickly contribute' to reconstruction

Official: Donors pledge to

The Palestinian Minister of Public Works and Housing said Monday that the donors at the Cairo conference have pledged to "quickly contribute" to the reconstruction of Gaza by pressuring Israel

PM: Only half of Cairo pledges to be spent on Gaza reconstruction

PM: Only half of Cairo pledges to be spent on Gaza reconstruction

Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says only half of the money pledged during the donor conference in Cairo will be dedicated to Gaza reconstruction, while the other half will be spent on other Palestinian needs in the coming three years

Abbas: We are confident there is international will to rebuild Gaza

Abbas: We are confident there is international will to rebuild Gaza

Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that the Palestinians "have confidence that there is an international and regional will to achieve the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip," amid a major fundraising drive for the devastated coastal enclave

Expert: Olive harvest to decline to half of annual average

Expert: Olive harvest to decline to half of annual average

The olive harvest in Palestine is expected to yield only half the amount of olive oil as usual this year, an expert told on Sunday

Officials: PA not taking control over Gaza crossings

Officials: PA not taking control over Gaza crossings

Palestinian sources on Sunday morning categorically denied reports claiming that the Palestinian national consensus government would begin taking charge of crossings between Israel and Gaza beginning Sunday, raising doubts regarding the promised opening of the border

Minister: Tourism in Palestine improving since Gaza war end

Minister: Tourism in Palestine improving since Gaza war end

Tourism in the West Bank and Jerusalem has been improving since the end of the Israeli military offensive against the Gaza Strip in August, the Palestinian minister of tourism said Saturday

Abbas, Kerry discuss Gaza reconstruction, peace process

Abbas, Kerry discuss Gaza reconstruction, peace process

President Mahmoud Abbas met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo following an international donor's conference for the battered Gaza Strip, a reporter said

PLO official: No set date for start of Gaza reconstruction

PLO official: No set date for start of Gaza reconstruction

No date has been set yet for the beginning of the reconstruction process in Gaza, a PLO official told on Sunday

Does the Palestinian prime ministers visit to Gaza mark the end of internal divisions?

Does the Palestinian prime ministers visit to Gaza mark the end of internal divisions?

While many of its residents are still displaced, Gaza welcomed Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah and ministers from his cabinet who came through the Erez crossing in coordination with the Israeli occupation

Gaza reconstruction conf. kicks off in Cairo

Gaza reconstruction conf. kicks off in Cairo

An international conference that aims to mobilize efforts for the rebuilding of the embattled Gaza Strip kicked off on Sunday in Cairo