Palestine

Palestinian unity teeters over Gaza fight with Israel

Palestinian unity teeters over Gaza fight with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas threatened to dissolve his party's unity government with Hamas as tensions between the two mount over this summer's fighting with Israel in Gaza.

Palestinian PM urges international pressure on Israel

Palestinian PM urges international pressure on Israel

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday urged the international community to shoulder its responsibilities towards ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and to pressure Israel to abide by international resolutions.

Abbas may end unity with Hamas over Gaza governance

Abbas may end unity with Hamas over Gaza governance

President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas if the movement does not allow the government to operate properly in the Gaza Strip.

Lawyers: Israeli prison authorities neglecting Palestinian prisoners

Lawyers: Israeli prison authorities neglecting Palestinian prisoners

The Palestinian Department of Prisoner's Affairs accused Israeli prison authorities in a statement on Saturday of widespread "neglect" toward the health needs of ill Palestinian prisoners.

Hamas calls on Hamdallah to visit Gaza, 'stop making excuses'

Hamas calls on Hamdallah to visit Gaza,

Hamas on Sunday called on unity government Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to visit the Gaza Strip and take the responsibility his position requires.

127 Palestinians detained in last week alone

127 Palestinians detained in last week alone

Israeli forces detained 127 Palestinians across the West Bank during the first week of September alone, a prisoner rights watchdog said Sunday.

Haniyeh calls for follow-up committee on ceasefire deal

Haniyeh calls for follow-up committee on ceasefire deal

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh called on Sunday for the formation of a committee to follow up on the Aug. 26 ceasefire deal with Israel.

Hamdallah: PA faces boycott threats over Hamas wages

Hamdallah: PA faces boycott threats over Hamas wages

The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah told on Sunday.

Gaza's agriculture hard-hit by Israel's war

Gaza

The agriculture sector of the Gaza Strip had sustained a staggering $550 million of losses as a result of the just-ended Israeli war, a Palestinian Agriculture Ministry official said.

Hamas to Abbas: Stop conducting dialogue through media

Hamas to Abbas: Stop conducting dialogue through media

A Hamas spokesman on Sunday said Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas should stop conducting dialogue through the media, a day after Abbas accused the group of running a "shadow government" in Gaza.