Palestine

Orthodox archbishop slams new Charlie Hebdo cover

Orthodox archbishop slams new Charlie Hebdo cover

Atallah Hanna, the archbishop of the Sebastian Greek Orthodox Church, criticized the latest cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in a statement Saturday.

Hamdallah: All Israeli violations will be documented

Hamdallah: All Israeli violations will be documented

Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Saturday that all Israeli crimes against Palestinians would be documented, and that Palestine would join more international organizations.

Shtayyeh: Israel likely to release PA taxes within a few months

Shtayyeh: Israel likely to release PA taxes within a few months

A senior Fatah official told on Saturday that he expected Israel to release the tax revenue money it has been withholding after a month or two.

Gaza explosives team dismantles Israeli bomb

Gaza explosives team dismantles Israeli bomb

An engineering unit of the Gaza police force on Friday dismantled an unexploded 1,000 kilogram F16 bomb dropped by Israeli planes during the summer offensive on Gaza.

Hundreds pray at Rafah crossing to protest closure

Hundreds pray at Rafah crossing to protest closure

Hundreds of Palestinians performed Friday prayers in front of the Rafah crossing in Gaza in protest over its prolonged closure.

2014 'bloodiest' year for Palestinian media

2014

Last year was the deadliest ever for journalists working in the Palestinian territories, a Gaza-based watchdog said Thursday, months after a bloody war in the besieged enclave.

Activists tear down settlement gate south of Bethlehem

Activists tear down settlement gate south of Bethlehem

Palestinian activists on Wednesday pulled down the eastern gate of the Efrat settlement south of Bethlehem, a popular committee spokesman said.

Hamas officials reactivate separate parliament in Gaza

Hamas officials reactivate separate parliament in Gaza

Hamas-affiliated parliament members in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday reactivated the coastal enclave's parliament, which had been suspended since a unity deal between Fatah and Hamas was agreed upon in April.

Erez crossing to resume normal operations

Erez crossing to resume normal operations

The Erez border crossing in Beit Hanoun between Israel and the Gaza Strip will operate as normal starting Wednesday after it was closed days earlier, the Palestinian Authoritys director of border crossings said.

President Abbas to meet Sisi in Cairo

President Abbas to meet Sisi in Cairo

President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to meet with Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on Wednesday, Egyptian officials said.