Palestine

Construction materials to enter Gaza Tuesday

Construction materials to enter Gaza Tuesday

Building materials to be used for the reconstruction of war-torn Gaza will enter the besieged enclave on Tuesday, a Palestinian official said

Hamas: Officials visiting Gaza must take 'serious actions'

Hamas: Officials visiting Gaza must take

Hamas called Tuesday upon international officials who visit the Gaza Strip to take serious actions to end the suffering of Gazans

Islamic Jihad calls for committee to supervise Gaza reconstruction

Islamic Jihad calls for committee to supervise Gaza reconstruction

A leader in the Islamic Jihad movement on Monday called on the Palestinian Authority to form an independent committee to supervise the reconstruction of Gaza

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