Palestine

FM applauds French Senate resolution on Palestine

FM applauds French Senate resolution on Palestine

Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad al-Maliki on Friday applauded a French Senate resolution calling for the recognition of Palestine as a state.

Thousands attend military funeral for slain Palestinian official

Thousands attend military funeral for slain Palestinian official

Senior Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein was laid to rest on Thursday at a military funeral in Ramallah, one day after his death during the dispersal by Israeli troops of an anti-settlement protest in the West Bank.

Gas crisis in Gaza to come to end after dispute solved

Gas crisis in Gaza to come to end after dispute solved

Domestic-use gas shipments to the Gaza Strip will resume Thursday after being suspended since Monday due to a dispute between the Palestinian General Directorate of Petroleum and the Gaza offices of the Palestinian Ministry of Finance, a PA official said Wednesday.

Abbas: All options on table

Abbas: All options on table

Abbas said on Wednesday evening that all options to respond to the killing of a Palestinian minister are up for debate

Fatah armed group calls for response to 'assassination crime'

Fatah armed group calls for response to

The al-Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of the Fatah movement, in Gaza on Wednesday called upon their operatives in the West Bank to respond to the "assassination" of PA official Ziad Abu Ein

PFLP calls for ending Oslo agreement

PFLP calls for ending Oslo agreement

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine called Wednesday for ending the Oslo Accords and taking the Palestinian cause back to the UN.

PA to 'halt security coordination' in response to Abu Ein's death

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The Palestinian leadership has decided to end all security coordination with Israel in response to the death of a PA official on Wednesday, a senior official said

Abbas declares 3 days of mourning for PA official

Abbas declares 3 days of mourning for PA official

President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday declared three official days of mourning following the death of PA official Ziad Abu Ein earlier in the day at a peaceful demonstration.

PA official dies after being assaulted by Israeli soldier

PA official dies after being assaulted by Israeli soldier

The head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements died Wednesday after Israeli soldiers assaulted him in a village near Ramallah, committee sources said.

Palestine seeks UN resolution on Israeli withdrawal

Palestine seeks UN resolution on Israeli withdrawal

Palestine is seeking a UN resolution by year-end that would set a timetable for Israel's withdrawal from occupied Palestinian territory, chief negotiator Saeb Erakat said Tuesday