Palestine

Foreign Ministry: Treaty with Vatican step in interest of peace and stability

Foreign Ministry: Treaty with Vatican step in interest of peace and stability

Palestinian Foreign Ministry hailed Wednesday the treaty that would be signed with Vatican, which would include recognition of the State of Palestine as a step that is in the interest of peace and stability.

Khader Adnan refuses to take medical tests, continues strike

Khader Adnan refuses to take medical tests, continues strike

Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, 37, continues his open hunger-strike that he started 12 days ago, demanding an end to his administrative detention by Israel, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society says.

Hamas slams Egypt death verdicts for group members

Hamas slams Egypt death verdicts for group members

Palestinian faction Hamas on Saturday slammed an Egyptian court verdict that sought capital punishment for a number of group members over charges of breaking out of an Egyptian jail in 2011.

Gazans stage 'Nakba Day' rally near Israeli border

Gazans stage

Dozens of Palestinians staged a march on Friday organized by resistance faction Hamas in the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip to mark the 67th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian "Nakba."

Palestine cause eclipsed by Arab turmoil: Experts

Palestine cause eclipsed by Arab turmoil: Experts

On the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, observers argue that ongoing political upheaval in several Arab countries has largely shifted the focus away from the Arab-Israeli conflict, pushing the plight of the Palestinians further off the agenda of most Arab governments.

Palestinian father and son, in limbo at UAE airport, fear return to Syria

Palestinian father and son, in limbo at UAE airport, fear return to Syria

A Palestinian refugee from Yarmouk Camp who says he is wanted by the Syrian regime has been stuck at an airport in UAE for over two weeks after being denied entry to several Arab countries, Middle East Eye has learned.

Abbas arrives in Rome to attend canonization of two Palestinian nuns

Abbas arrives in Rome to attend canonization of two Palestinian nuns

President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Rome, capital of Italy, on Thursday on an official visit, where he is scheduled to attend the canonization of two Palestinian nuns to gain sainthood.

Palestinians hit streets to mark Nakba anniversary

Palestinians hit streets to mark Nakba anniversary

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank to mark the 67th anniversary of the "Nakba" when their ancestors were forcibly displaced from their villages in historical Palestine to make way for the new state of Israel.

Baraka calls for neutralizing refugee camps from conflict

Baraka calls for neutralizing refugee camps from conflict

The representative of Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, in Lebanon Ali Baraka called for neutralizing Palestinian refugee camps from the regional conflict in Beirut on Wednesday.

12.1m Palestinians around the world in 2014

12.1m Palestinians around the world in 2014

There were 12.1 million Palestinians around the world at the end of 2014, the Palestinian Statistics Bureau announced yesterday.