Palestine

Gaza cleaning workers suspend strike action

Gaza cleaning workers suspend strike action

The General Federation of Trade Unions in Gaza has decided to suspend a strike by hospital cleaners due to "dangerous health conditions" inside hospitals

Palestinian official urges summit over Aqsa 'division'

Palestinian official urges summit over Aqsa

A Palestinian official on Monday called for holding an emergency Arab and Islamic summit to discuss Israeli plans to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound between Jews and Muslims

Gazans visit relatives jailed in Israel for 1st time since June

Gazans visit relatives jailed in Israel for 1st time since June

Over 60 Palestinians from Gaza visited relatives in Israeli jails on Monday for the first time since June, officials said

Minister: Construction materials must enter Gaza

Minister: Construction materials must enter Gaza

Minister of Labor Mamoun Abu Shahla said on Monday evening that the reconstruction in Gaza will be delayed if construction materials are not permitted immediately

Palestinian engineer wins National Energy Globe Award

Palestinian engineer wins National Energy Globe Award

A Palestinian engineer has won the Energy Globe Award, which is issued annually by the Energy Globe Foundation

Hamas blasts PA for failing to begin Gaza reconstruction

Hamas blasts PA for failing to begin Gaza reconstruction

The Hamas movement on Sunday urged the Palestinian Authority to facilitate the entry of construction material into the besieged Gaza Strip in order to speed up the reconstruction ahead of winter, as the first major rain of the fall season highlighted the challenges still facing tens of thousands of displaced Gazans

Official: PA forces regularly conduct politically motivated arrests

Official: PA forces regularly conduct politically motivated arrests

Palestinian Authority police regularly detain people in the West Bank due to their political affiliation, an official said Sunday

Legislative Council to hold vote of confidence for unity government

Legislative Council to hold vote of confidence for unity government

Hamas and Fatah have both agreed to hold a session of the Palestinian Legislative Council before Nov.15 to give a vote of confidence to the unity government and form a unified body to lead the council

Abbas calls for international measures against settler aggression at Al-Aqsa

Abbas calls for international measures against settler aggression at Al-Aqsa

Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday legal measures would be taken to prevent Zionist settlers from attacking Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, having said their presence desecrates the site

Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank protest against Israeli restrictions on al-Aqsa

Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank protest against Israeli restrictions on al-Aqsa

Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank took to the streets on Friday to condemn the restrictions imposed by the Israeli Occupation Forces on Palestinians seeking to enter al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied east Jerusalem, as thousands of Palestinians were forced to perform prayers in the streets