Palestine

9 injured as Israeli forces open fire on protest at Jalazun camp

9 injured as Israeli forces open fire on protest at Jalazun camp

Nine Palestinians were injured Wednesday afternoon after Israeli forces opened fire on protesters at al-Jalazun refugee camp north of Ramallah.

Abbas to work with any Israel govt accepting 2-state solution

Abbas to work with any Israel govt accepting 2-state solution

Mahmoud Abbas will work with any Israeli government that accepts the principle of a two-state solution, his spokesman said after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a shock reelection victory.

PLO: Israel election results 'destroy chance for peace'

PLO: Israel election results

Senior PLO officials on Wednesday strongly condemned the results of Israel's general election, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party took 30 of the Knesset's 120 seats.

PLO: Israel voters chose 'occupation' not talks

PLO: Israel voters chose

Palestinian leadership slammed the Israeli public on Wednesday for voting for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right wing Likud party, saying they had chosen "occupation and settlement building" over peace talks.

Arab List seats increase in final vote count

Arab List seats increase in final vote count

The total number of seats won by the Joint Arab List increased from 13 to 14 Wednesday morning as 99 percent of the votes were counted from elections for the 20th Knesset.

Israeli forces prevent PA police from arresting drug dealers in Nablus

Israeli forces prevent PA police from arresting drug dealers in Nablus

Israeli forces prevented Palestinian security forces from arresting drug dealers in the Salim village in eastern Nablus early Wednesday, despite security coordination between the two sides.

Likud party's Knesset victory 'buries' peace: Erekat

Likud party

Veteran Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said Israelis had "buried" any prospects for peace by giving the right-wing Likud party a plurality of seats in just-ended Knesset polls.

Hamas decries Netanyahu's Palestinian state remarks

Hamas decries Netanyahu

Palestinian faction Hamas on Monday denounced recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he refused the set-up of a Palestinian state.

Arsonists torch car of Gaza union official

Arsonists torch car of Gaza union official

Unidentified arsonists on Tuesday morning set fire to a private car belonging to the spokesman of the Gaza union of civil servants while it was parked in front of his house in Gaza City.

Jerusalem family fights against all odds to prevent eviction

Jerusalem family fights against all odds to prevent eviction

On a small alley in Jerusalem's Old City, a Palestinian family is fighting both Israeli government and Jewish settler pressure to stay in a home they have lived in more than half a century.