Palestine

PA forces raid office of 2 Palestinian MPs

PA forces raid office of 2 Palestinian MPs

Two members of the Palestinian parliament on Thursday said that Palestinian security forces raided their office Wednesday night in Ramallah after arresting the office manager.

Official: PLO to visit Gaza, date still unconfirmed

Official: PLO to visit Gaza, date still unconfirmed

Palestinian official Mustafa al-Barghouthi said Thursday that a PLO delegation is due to visit the Gaza Strip, but a date has yet to be confirmed.

PALESTINIAN CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE PURCHASE OF ISRAELI GAS

PALESTINIAN CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE PURCHASE OF ISRAELI GAS

The Palestinian government and some private sector institutions have earlier signed an agreement to import natural gas from the occupation state on 01/05/2014, worth 1.2 billion dollars, for 20 years.

Activists rebuild E1 protest camp for 9th time after Israeli army raid

Activists rebuild E1 protest camp for 9th time after Israeli army raid

Palestinian activists rebuilt the Gateway to Jerusalem protest camp in the central West Bank on Wednesday for the ninth time in just over two weeks following another raid and demolition by the Israeli military, local activists said.

Settlers destroy 500 newly planted olive trees

Settlers destroy 500 newly planted olive trees

A group of Jewish settlers from the Metzad settlement near Bethlehem uprooted over 500 newly planted olive tree saplings on Wednesday near the Hebron town of al-Shuyukh.

Palestinian Christians urge unity against IS in Jerusalem march

Palestinian Christians urge unity against IS in Jerusalem march

Some 200 Palestinian Christians staged a candlelit march in occupied East Jerusalem Wednesday to mourn Egyptian Copts killed by the Islamic State group in Libya and call for Muslim-Christian unity across the region.

Abu Marzouk: Blair visited Gaza to demand new preconditions

Abu Marzouk: Blair visited Gaza to demand new preconditions

Deputy head of Hamas Mousa Abu Marzouk says the last visit to Gaza by international Quartet envoy Tony Blair came to notify the Hamas movement of a new set of preconditions before the war-torn coastal enclave could be rebuilt.

Gaza security forces make arrests following political attacks

Gaza security forces make arrests following political attacks

Security forces in the Gaza Strip have made several arrests linked to a spate of attacks on Fatah and Hamas officials in the coastal territory, an interior ministry official said Tuesday.

Financial, political crisis in PA could trigger 'violence'

Financial, political crisis in PA could trigger

Senior Palestinian official Nabil Shaath warned Tuesday that financial and political problems within the Palestinian Authority could lead to violence if not addressed.

Ministry to rebuild tower block destroyed during Gaza war

Ministry to rebuild tower block destroyed during Gaza war

The Palestinian minister of public works and housing said Tuesday that the ministry has laid a cornerstone for the reconstruction of a residential tower block in Gaza City.