Palestine

Hamas denies links with Yarmouk armed groups

Hamas denies links with Yarmouk armed groups

A leading member of Palestinian faction Hamas on Sunday denied rumored links with an armed group that has been fighting ISIL in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp since last week.

Yarmouk witnesses unprecedented suffering

Yarmouk witnesses unprecedented suffering

The suffering of 20,000 Palestinians including 3,500 children living in Syrias Yarmouk camp has reached unprecedented levels and must be alleviated immediately, warns the Geneva-based Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights.

Official: Hamas forces join fight against IS in Damascus refugee camp

Official: Hamas forces join fight against IS in Damascus refugee camp

An official in the support network for the Palestinian refugee camps in Syria said Sunday that a Hamas-affiliated group is fighting the Islamic State in Damascus' Yarmouk refugee camp.

Abbas threatens to turn to ICC over frozen tax monies

Abbas threatens to turn to ICC over frozen tax monies

President Mahmoud Abbas threatened Sunday to turn to the International Criminal Court over Israel's refusal to fully release hundreds of millions of dollars in tax monies owed the Palestinian Authority.

Christians celebrate Easter's empty tomb in Jerusalem

Christians celebrate Easter

The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem urged Christians to stand firm in the face of tragedy, as worshipers massed for Easter Sunday at the site where they believe Jesus rose from the dead.

Gaza returns to 8-hour electricity schedule

Gaza returns to 8-hour electricity schedule

The Gaza Strip electricity distribution company said Sunday that the Gaza Strip would return to the 8-hour program for electricity, in which power is supplied and cut off in 8-hour intervals.

2,000 evacuated from Syria's Yarmouk after IS advance

2,000 evacuated from Syria

Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it, a Palestinian official told AFP Sunday.

PLO delegation heads to Syria for talks on camp crisis

PLO delegation heads to Syria for talks on camp crisis

A Palestine Liberation Organization delegation will be sent to Syria to discuss the crisis in Yarmouk refugee camp after it came under attack by the Islamic State group.

Minister announces start of construction for 1,000 Gaza homes

Minister announces start of construction for 1,000 Gaza homes

The Palestinian minister of public works and housing on Sunday announced the beginning of a new project to build 1,000 housing units in the Gaza Strip.

DEAF CHILDREN IN GAZA SUFFERING

DEAF CHILDREN IN GAZA SUFFERING

The idea of making cartoons was started after the war, after being inspired to help the many traumatised children within Gaza.