Palestine

Palestinian union of civil servants to appeal dissolution

Palestinian union of civil servants to appeal dissolution

Head of the former union of civil servants, Bassam Zakarneh, said Monday that the union will appeal to the Palestinian High Court of Justice to overturn a decision to close its' offices and dissolve the movement

Abbas says not to delay Security Council move

Abbas says not to delay Security Council move

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that he would go ahead with his plan to resort to the United Nations Security Council and that he would not wait for the results of Israel's snap election, which is schedule for the spring of 2015

Hamas slams Kerry remarks on 'anti-Hamas' Arab bloc

Hamas slams Kerry remarks on

Palestinian resistance faction Hamas has condemned recent statements by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in which the latter said that some Arab countries were ready to ally with Israel against Hamas

Palestinian anti-corruption court to review Dahlan case

Palestinian anti-corruption court to review Dahlan case

Head of the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission Rafiq al-Natsheh said Sunday that the case of expelled Fatah movement member Mohamed Dahlan has been referred to the anti-corruption court

Gaza plight mars Christmas tree lighting in Ramallah

Gaza plight mars Christmas tree lighting in Ramallah

Scores of Palestinians converged onto central Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on Sunday to be part of the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the city

PA: Gaza officials stealing medication

PA: Gaza officials stealing medication

A spokesman of the Palestinian Ministry of Health on Sunday accused ministry officials in the Gaza Strip of stealing medicines and supplies sent to the coastal enclave

600 deprived of medical operations in Gaza

600 deprived of medical operations in Gaza

A spokesman for the Gaza Ministry of Health said Sunday that 600 people in the Gaza Strip cannot have medical operations due to the strike by hospital cleaning workers

1,760 tons of cement shipped to Gaza

1,760 tons of cement shipped to Gaza

The Israeli liaison department at Erez crossing said that the largest quantity of cement for Gaza reconstruction was shipped Sunday via the Kerem Shalom crossing

Hamas blames unity govt for Gaza's ailing health sector

Hamas blames unity govt for Gaza

A senior member of the Palestinian faction Hamas on Saturday blamed the Palestinian national unity government for deteriorating health conditions in the Gaza Strip

PFLP celebrates 47th anniversary in Ramallah

PFLP celebrates 47th anniversary in Ramallah

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on Saturday celebrated its 47th anniversary in a public festival in al-Bireh. More than 1,000 people took part in the festival, marching in the streets of Ramallah and holding up Palestinian and PFLP flags, a reporter said