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UN: Deal reached to import Gaza reconstruction material

UN: Deal reached to import Gaza reconstruction materialThe United Nations has brokered an Israeli-Palestinian deal on imports of construction materials to Gaza, an envoy said Tuesday

8 Palestinians survive migrant shipwreck, dozens feared dead

8 Palestinians survive migrant shipwreck, dozens feared deadThe director of the Euro-Mid Observer For Human Rights said Tuesday that eight Palestinian migrants from Gaza survived a devastating ship-wreck near Malta on Sunday, with dozens feared dead

Israel orders family to evacuate home near Aqsa mosque

Israel orders family to evacuate home near Aqsa mosqueAn Israeli magistrate court in Jerusalem has ordered a Palestinian family to evacuate a small rented house adjacent to the al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City which the family has been living in for 25 years

US cools talk of combat role in Iraq

US cools talk of combat role in IraqThe White House and the US military scrambled to play down a suggestion by the nation's top officer that deploying ground forces in Iraq to fight the Islamic State was an option

Israeli police arrest 22 Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Israeli police arrest 22 Palestinians in East JerusalemIsraeli forces detained 22 Palestinians in East Jerusalem Tuesday, accusing them of throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails, a local committee and a police spokeswoman said

Israeli courts extend detention of 89 prisoners

Israeli courts extend detention of 89 prisonersIsraeli courts on Tuesday extended the detention of 89 Palestinians, a rights group said in a statement

Ministry issues licenses for 9 West Bank factories

Ministry issues licenses for 9 West Bank factoriesThe Palestinian Ministry of National Economy said Tuesday that it issued nine new factory licenses in August.

Palestine joins European Energy Charter

Palestine joins European Energy CharterAmbassador of Palestine to the European Union, Belgium and Luxemburg Layla Shahid on Monday signed the European Energy Charter on behalf of the State of Palestine

Who are the 'terrorists' the world needs to fight?

Who are the From Washington and Paris to Tehran and Damascus, it seems everyone agrees on the growing need to fight "terrorism." What exactly the word means is another matter entirely.

PCHR: Gaza detainees underwent 'torture' in Israeli custody

PCHR: Gaza detainees underwent he Palestinian Center for Human rights said Tuesday that its lawyers confirmed that at least four Palestinians who were arrested during Israel's assault on Gaza were subjected to "torture" during their detention period.