Palestine

Hamas warns of 'explosion' if Israel prevents Gaza reconstruction

Hamas warns of

The military wing of the Hamas warned Thursday of renewed violence unless Israel allows the reconstruction of the war-battered Gaza Strip

Palestinians stuck at closed Rafah border for last 3 weeks

Palestinians stuck at closed Rafah border for last 3 weeks

A group of Palestinians stuck on the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing into Gaza on Thursday called upon Egypt to open the crossing after three weeks of closure in order to allow them to return to the Gaza Strip

Thousands pray in Aqsa for 1st time in months

Thousands pray in Aqsa for 1st time in months

Thousands of Palestinians were able to conduct Friday prayers for the first time in months in the Al-Aqsa mosque after Israel lifted age restrictions that have kept most worshipers out for months and aggravated tensions across Jerusalem

Palestine welcomes the establishment of an independent UN Board to Investigate Attacks on UN Places in Gaza

Palestine welcomes the establishment of an independent UN Board to Investigate Attacks on UN Places in Gaza

The Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine welcomed the announcement made on 10 November 2014 by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to establish an internal and independent United Nations Board of Inquiry to investigate certain incidents that occurred in the Gaza Strip between 8 July and 26 August 2014

Abbas to meet King Abdullah to discuss Jerusalem

Abbas to meet King Abdullah to discuss Jerusalem

Abbas will arrive in Jordan on Wednesday to meet with the King of Jordan Abdullah II to discuss the latest developments regarding recent Israeli escalations against Palestinians, especially ongoing raids at the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Court extends remand of civil servants union speaker

Court extends remand of civil servants union speaker

Speaker of the Palestinian union of civil servants Bassam Zakarneh has been hospitalized after a sudden illness while in Palestinian Authority custody, medics said

Islamic Jihad: Israel should expect response to 'settler terrorism'

Islamic Jihad: Israel should expect response to

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement on Wednesday condemned an attack on a Palestinian village mosque by Jewish settlers earlier in the day, warning that a "response" should be expected

Group: Barghouthi in solitary after calling for 'armed resistance'

Group: Barghouthi in solitary after calling for

The Israeli Prison Service on Wednesday moved jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi to solitary confinement in Hadareim prison, a day after he sent a widely-published letter from prison calling for armed resistance against the Israeli occupation, a rights group said

Barghouthi urges Palestinians to adopt armed resistance

Barghouthi urges Palestinians to adopt armed resistance

In a letter to mark the 10-year anniversary of the death of veteran leader Yasser Arafat, jailed Palestinian political figure Marwan Barghouthi urged Palestinian leadership to give its backing to "armed resistance" against Israel in a letter published Tuesday

Unidentified assailants attack health ministry official in Gaza

Unidentified assailants attack health ministry official in Gaza

Unidentified assailants on Tuesday attacked a health ministry official in Gaza, relatives said