Palestine

Senior Fatah, Hamas officials to meet in Cairo

Senior Fatah, Hamas officials to meet in Cairo

Senior officials of the Fatah and Hamas movements are scheduled to meet Friday in Cairo, a PLO official said.

Local Jenin mayor shot by masked gunman

Local Jenin mayor shot by masked gunman

Mayor of the Marj Ibn Amer villages east of Jenin was shot and injured late Tuesday while leaving his home, locals said.

PA to continue security crackdown on Balata camp

PA to continue security crackdown on Balata camp

Palestinian Authority security forces are continuing with efforts to arrest wanted fugitives currently hiding in Balata refugee camp in Nablus, the district governor said Tuesday.

PA to boycott products of 6 major Israeli companies

PA to boycott products of 6 major Israeli companies

The head of a Palestinian Authority committee for confronting Israeli practices against the Palestinians announced on Monday evening that the PA officially decided to ban the entry of products by six major Israeli companies into the Palestinian territory.

Hamas accuses PA of instigating Gaza unrest

Hamas accuses PA of instigating Gaza unrest

Hamas on Monday accused the Palestinian Authority of planning to instigate unrest in the Gaza Strip, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Settlers destroy 70 olive trees near Hebron

Settlers destroy 70 olive trees near Hebron

Settlers cut down over 70 Palestinian olive trees in the Hebron district on Monday, locals said.

Abbas visits Sweden amid Israel spat

Abbas visits Sweden amid Israel spat

Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Stockholm on Monday for an official visit tainted by a diplomatic row with Israel following Sweden's recognition of Palestine.

PFLP accuses Fatah official of impeding reconciliation efforts

PFLP accuses Fatah official of impeding reconciliation efforts

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on Monday accused a senior Fatah official of preventing a factional delegation's visit to Gaza to discuss implementation of the Palestinian unity deal.

PPP celebrates 33rd anniversary

PPP celebrates 33rd anniversary

The Palestinian People's Party on Monday organized a series of celebrations across the Gaza Strip to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the party's establishment.

Hamas backs Qatar minister's 'courage' in Israel spat

Hamas backs Qatar minister

A Qatar-based senior Hamas leader on Monday praised the Gulf state's "courageous" foreign minister, Khalid al-Attiyah, after an apparent spat with Israel's intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz at a German security conference.